In House Legal Counsel

In House Legal Counsel Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a In House Legal Counsel to join our team.


  • Provide legal advice across the divisions of the company;
  • Negotiation, drafting and review of contracts and agreements;
  • Responding to ad-hoclegal queries;
  • Developing a detailedunderstanding of key SAAS products and commercial agreements across thebusiness;
  • Reviewing and draftingdata processing agreements, DP compliance documents, and completing data andprivacy questionnaires;
  • Working with operationsteams as needed to manage the contracts which underpin these arrangements anddevelop ongoing relationships;
  • Keeping up-to-date withkey developments and changes in data protection, IT, IP and general commerciallaw which may have an impact on the business;
  • Supporting the business on corporate governance and regulatory matters;
  • Working on a broad range of commercial contracts;
  • Mitigating potential legal risk;
  • Supporting the Head of legal with Corporate M&A and deals;
  • Help to develop the organisation’s policies;
  • providing sound legal advice and support to the wider business;
  • Negotiation and drafting of commercial contracts including IT contracts and software agreements;
  • Liaising with external parties on litigated matters / dispute resolution.


  • Previous experience with technology focused contracts;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Fluent Dutch speaker;
  • UK qualified solicitor with a practising certificate;
  • Have at least 2 years’ PQE;
  • Have ideally worked within an in-house organisation previously and trained in a private practice;
  • Proven track record specialising in commercial contracts.