Head of Legal

Posted 19 July by The Legists Ltd
Head of Legal Position: This is an exciting B2B software, services and training provider who have seen significant growth over the last 10 years, growing annually at a rate of 25%. You will be the Head of Legal, managing a small team delivering legal guidance to both collegaues and customers within this IT/Software Provider. Company This worldwide B2B software, services and training provider is headquarter in London and is internationally recognised as a market leader for enterprise transformation solutions. This company also has operational offices in New York, Dubai and Sydney servicing over 500 major customer organisations across the Americas, EMEA, Australasia and the ASEAN Countries. With recent expansion over the last 10 years, achieving revenue growth of over 25% annually whilst remaining profitable. Major drivers of transformation include changing consumer demand, changing technology and regulatory compliance. You will work with customers across 38 countries, which consists of blue-chip corporations across all industry verticals as well as government organisations, NGO's and global IT consultancies. The Role. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Head of Legal to work within this international software companies, headquartered London office. You will be the head of legal managing a small legal team whilst liaising with both customers and colleagues to deliver legal guidance; and will report into the Senior Management team/COO. You will be a pragmatic corporate counsel with experience in negotiating a wide array of contracts as well as complying with various obligations under the GDPR and holding the role of Data Protection office. You will be: * Responsible for drafting and reviewing different legal documents, including Software Licence Agreements (both perpetual and SaaS), Non-Disclosure Agreements, Partnership/Referral Agreements, Reseller Agreements, Referral (Introduction) Agreements and MSAs * Negotiating with clients and liaising with internal sales team to ensure contracts accurately reflect the needs of the business; clients are large corporate entities or government departments from all over the world. * Managing and keeping up to date storage of contracts, key terms contracts summaries, including on systems such as Salesforce and DocuSign * Ongoing general consultancy role within the company regarding data protection an ensuring that appropriate mechanisms are in place to uphold fair processing requirements Requirements * Be a qualified solicitor with at least 7 years PQE (there is no upper limit) * In-house experience required * International remit experience, preferably across UK, EU, US, AUS, Middle East and Africa) * Knowledge of GDPR * Experience working with IT Software & SaaS contracts is preferable. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Head of Legal to work within this international software companies, headquartered London office. Apply now for immediate consideration or a confidential conversation.

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