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Senior Legal Counsel

Job Title: Senior Legal Counsel
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: WM/LEGAL_1563179206
Contact Name: Warren Moore
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Our client, a leading telecoms organisation are currently recruiting for a Senior Legal Counsel to join their in-house team.

This role will be supporting the business during a period of rapid transformation and change and will be required to advise and influence senior managers on the network regulatory aspects of a technical and business transformation programme, to ensure that the clients chosen solution delivers a regulatory compliant outcome.

The ideal candidate must be/have:

  • Prior UK in-house experience in a telecoms or communications company working on network regulation.
  • Proven advisory, problem solving and drafting skills to deliver compliant business focused outcomes.
  • Ability to operate at a strategic level and be able to engage with, delegate to and hold to account SME's when required.
  • Successful track record of advising a consumer facing organisation on regulatory matters.
  • Familiar with mobile, telecoms and cloud products and technology
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and stakeholder management skills - able to communicate with, and influence people at all levels (both internally and externally) in a clear, succinct and persuasive way.
  • An approachable and friendly attitude, excellent organisational skills and the ability to use own initiative.
  • The ability to cope under pressure and switch between different tasks.
  • Adaptable, flexible and a team player able to manage own workload and to contribute effectively to team initiatives.
  • Experience of working with regulators and government agencies
  • Experience of managing multiple projects in a fast paced environment
  • Typically circa 7- 10 years' PQE and qualification at a top-tier law firm in the UK.
  • Prior experience of an extensive transformation programme
  • Ability to absorb and retain significant volume of information

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