In-House Counsel

Hayward Hawk Professional Services

Exciting new role for an in-house counsel in a fast growing tech company.

  • in-house counsel
  • technology lawyer
  • in-house solicitor
HHPS are recruiting an experienced commercial lawyer with strong IT and software contracts experience to work in our client, a leading global tech company.

Due to recent growth our client is keen to recruit a commercial lawyer to work as part of this large and growing in-house legal team. This is an exciting opportunity to work with high value commercial contracts and working closely with the sales team support them in the negotiation and drafting of these contracts. 

Key Benefits of the role
- Excellent potential for career development
- Very competitive salary and benefits package
- Flexible working 
- Challenging and interesting workload 

The Role
Working as part of this cohesive in-house legal team you will be required to;
  • Draft and negotiate a wide range of contracts, including outbound licensing, professional services, channel partner, nondisclosure, and other commercial and technology related agreements
  • Anticipate problems and initiate actions to ensure contractual issues are addressed efficiently
  • Support the development and implementation of various standardised processes and procedures
  • Provide legal support for procurement and various business units regarding negotiation of vendor agreements
  • Advise management of contractual rights and obligations and provide interpretation of terms and conditions
  • Maintain and revise template agreements as required
The Person

You will meet the following criteria

- Qualified Solicitor 
- Extensive commercial experience either gained in-house or within the commercial department of a leading firm
- Experience of negotiating and drafting a broad range of commercial agreements to include software licence agreements and data privacy terms
- Able to work at pace and with a busy workload
- Very strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively to internal stakeholder engagement skills 
- Very strong drafting skills with the ability to draft a broad range of commercial contracts