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Legal Counsel- Contract Lawyer

  • Salary: £75000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 14/03/2017
  • Job reference: J359753A
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Legal Counsel

A Senior Counsel is required to join the leading source of intelligent information for the world's businesses and professionals. This is an exciting opportunity to join the Legal Counsel and work on incredibly high profile, commercial projects. You'll be involved in an incredibly broad range of topics including upcoming areas such as Cyber Security.

Information about the role

You will be responsible for contract drafting and negotiation, management of larger accounts, corporate counselling, risk management and legal compliance. You'll also be responsible for advising on product launches and interfacing with appropriate company personnel to understand the business and financial issues. Another aspect of this role involves researching and responding to general legal inquiries from in-house clients that relate to commercial law and copyright matters. You will be required to build key relationships to support all levels of personnel but in particular sales, commercial policy and content acquisitions teams across Europe.

Information about the candidate

You must have extensive post qualified legal experience gained either in private practice or in house counsel experience operating across borders. Your legal experience should be focused on corporate or commercial work. You should also have demonstrable experience of drafting and negotiating commercial agreements and have knowledge of product, services and organisational structure. Knowledge or market data is desirable as well as an understanding of M&A.

Information about the package

This role is looking at paying up £75,000 but potentially more for the ideal candidate. This will come with a benefits package and a bonus. If you are interested please call 0161 924 3658 or email

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