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Legal Counsel - Commercial

Job Title: Legal Counsel - Commercial
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 18-24 months
REF: KK_Commercial_1530707997
Contact Name: Kerry Knight
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Commercial Legal Counsel


Fixed term contract - 18 months - 2 years

We are looking for a great Commercial Legal Counsel to join our client's expanding Head Office Team, with one the world's leading Mobile Telecoms Service Providers. You'll be part of a vibrant, agile team of Legal Counsel's who get involved with a wide variety of commercial deals at the forefront of Mobile Telecoms and IT Technology.

New state-of-the-art 5-star Offices, flexible working with collaborative IT are just a few of the perks we offer to our employees, on top of a competitive salary and exciting work… what more could you want?

What will you be doing:

  • Leading commercial negotiations surrounding IT and Network Services
  • Managing external counsel and quality assuring their work;
  • Drafting, negotiating reviewing and advising and its Shareholders on commercial, procurement and outsourcing contracts including NDA's, variation agreements, consultancy agreements, etc
  • The Commercial Legal Counsel will ensure commercial contracts have a balanced risk profile for us and the Shareholders and, where appropriate, to report/codify areas where such risk profile is not favourable.
  • Advising the business as necessary to ensure on-going compliance with its contractual obligations and effective risk management;
  • Dealing with and advising on software licences, the scope of those licences and related support services;
  • Assisting with and supporting pre-contract negotiations, RFPs etc;
  • Reporting to and liaising with Shareholders;
  • Drafting and advising on Board Resolutions and corporate governance;
  • Managing and advising on contractual disputes;
  • Managing and advising on contractual exit obligations and supporting any exit negotiations;
  • Supporting the Business on management of third party suppliers including providing advice on current contractual obligations etc

What we are looking for:

  • PQE experience with commercial and technology law in a major law firm or Technology based company
  • Experience in large scale Outsourcing Projects IT and/or Telecoms would be an advantage

So if you relish the prospect of owning your career development in a flexible, fast-paced, and challenging environment please send your CV to

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