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Managing Counsel


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Looking for a legal opportunity that will bring you side-by-side with company leaders? Our client has an opening for an experienced law professional to oversee operations in EMEA. 

This remote role is UK-based and offers excellent bonus and benefits prospects.

The company
Our client is a genuinely leading software vendor providing Risk Management and Sustainability solutions across the globe, owned and backed by a Tier-1 private equity firm  

They strive to achieve operational excellence to develop a safer, more sustainable, and more productive world. Their products are currently serving a diverse number of sectors - from oil & gas and petrochemicals to discrete manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and government, just to name a few.

The role
This role is crucial to fleshing out the structures that will allow our client to continue their successful operations. You’ll work closely with leaders across the business, from Finance to Product and Marketing, to support their legal needs. Alongside the General Counsel, you’ll support the development of the legal team, leading and mentoring junior members to handle changes, challenges and ambiguity with confidence. 

Other responsibilities include: 

  • Managing complex commercial agreements, including SaaS and on-prem to SaaS contracts 
  • Working on the matters of employment law, intellectual property, data privacy and many more 
  • Co-ordinating with the global counsel 
  • Liaising with key influencers, including C-suite 

The requirements

The ideal candidate will have extensive (10+ years’) experience in an international company, managing complex transactions. Other requirements include: 

  • Degree educated in Law 
  • Strong experience managing complex SaaS contracts across EMEA 
  • Demonstrable experience with cross-border legal issues 
  • Methodological with an aptitude for strategy and problem-solving 
  • Strong knowledge of data privacy, security, and IP issues relevant to SaaS/software providers 
  • Outstanding presentation, articulation and negotiation skills 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Competitive drive and determination  

Important information
Reference number: 16932
Temporary or Permanent position: Permanent
FMC contact for this role: Zak Bainbridge (

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