Senior Legal Counsel
Staines-upon-Thames, England, United Kingdom
6d ago

Job Description

  • We are looking for a brilliant legal mind to join our growing global legal team. As a key member of our team, you will be lead lawyer for UKI region.
  • Advising on all legal matters for the UKI region, you will be a trusted voice for all critical business decisions. With your days varying from commercial contracts to providing advice on corporate governance matters, you will thrive in a fast-paced environment in a dynamic, fast-growing enterprise software company.
  • Give accurate and timely advice and support, with integrity and responsibility, in a variety of legal areas
  • Structure, draft, negotiate, and close software, support and cloud contracts with customers and coordinate with Deal Desk and Revenue Recognition teams
  • Coordinate with outside counsel as necessary
  • Work collaboratively with the broader IFS legal team by sharing knowledge, helping out team members and sharing areas of expertise
  • Coordinate compliance related matters in the areas of : Corporate sustainability, e.g. anticorruption and environment, Privacy and Export control
  • Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders
  • Keep up to date with changes in the law and regulation and maintain a deep industry knowledge
  • Participate in audit activity as required
  • Qualifications

  • Qualified to practice in UK with significant in-house software / cloud / SaaS experience
  • Proven experience delivering on a wide range of complex commercial contracts and demonstrable ability to handle complex negotiations
  • A solid understanding of, and proven experience advising on, data protection & GDPR, revenue recognition and export control
  • A roll-up your sleeves attitude - no project is too big or small for you
  • An analytical mind able to see the complexities but with excellent business judgement, intellectual curiosity and the ability to balance legal and business requirements
  • Highest degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • Good organizational, prioritization and time-management skills
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Methodical and diligent with excellent planning abilities
  • Language skills an advantage
  • Additional Information

    With IFS, you are choosing one of the best employers in Europe. We offer you attractive remuneration with above-average additional benefits : Company pension scheme and Internal skills development program with a comprehensive individual induction plan.

    You can expect an open corporate culture and a pleasant working atmosphere within a fast-paced, progressive software vendor.

    Flexible working time models, Volunteering day and Birthday off, individual support through regular health promotion and the compatibility of work and family life are part of our company practice.

    Sounds exciting? Then we look forward to receiving your full application, stating your salary expectations and earliest possible starting date.

    We expressly assure you of discretion and comprehensive protection of your interests!

    Jane Want

    Senior HR Business Partner

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