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Commercial & Privacy Counsel North East UK/Remote

London, UK | Full Time

Reference: EL0054

PQE: 2yrs+

Consultant: Liam Taaffe

A global leader in the world of SaaS and Technology Platform development has a newly created Legal Counsel (2yrs+) opportunity to focus on product development, sales and marketing. You will assist the Commercial Legal team with advice in connection with complex privacy legal matters (including regional Commercial Legal team members), and privacy risk incident management.

You will provide commercial and pragmatic legal advice whilst taking all risks into consideration to ensure commercial business activity is compliant with data protection legal requirements. You will assist senior commercial and business advisors and will sit within a team which supports UK-wide product delivery and wider legal initiatives i.e. Code of Conduct/data protection/anti-bribery. You will provide commercial and privacy advice relating to jurisdictions outside of the UK and data privacy risk incidents, to handle such matters in conjunction with the VP of Privacy and Data Protection, regional colleagues and instructed external counsel where relevant. You will support and guide junior team members in their tasks, in particular, their monitoring of the Global Privacy mailbox.

Candidates must have at least 2.5yrs PQE with strong commercial law experience and a keen interest to develop a dual Commercial/Privacy legal career. Ideally, you will have gained in-house legal experience in providing commercial legal and privacy advice with a particular focus on negotiating technology contracts. Applicants with knowledge of SaaS, Cloud, commercial contracts and experience working in Privacy would be highly advantageous but not essential. This opportunity will work with a team that has won numerous Legal Awards for their outstanding achievements. The location is North East UK however you can work 3 days remotely.

Contact Liam Taaffe at EMEA Legal on 0207 183 9122 or email liam@emea.legal