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Vacancy for Legal Counsel

Salary: Competitive
Location: Remote - Travel to Marlow

About us

About the role

Reporting to the COO as Legal Counsel you will ensure contractual negotiations with our investors, partners, suppliers and prospects are conducted in a legally compliant and timely manner.  You’ll also ensure that they are in the best interest of the business which is essential to the continued growth and integrity of CIPHR.

As Legal Counsel you will be expected to provide ad hoc support, advice and assistance to our COO, our CFO and to the Sales teams in the negotiation of contractual terms.  This will necessitate interaction with external legal teams, with contractual negotiation teams within organisations and will require an in depth understanding of the legal process, legislation and contractual terms.

Working in a part time capacity this role will initially report to the COO.

Working hours are flexible.

  • Negotiating sales contracts with customers
  • Negotiating supplier contracts
  • Ensuring the company is compliant with data protection legislation
  • Protecting the company’s IP
  • Acting as the liaison point for external lawyers as necessary
  • To provide legal and commercial assistance with business growth through acquisition
  • To provide legal and commercial assistance with future external investment in the organisation
  • Ad hoc tasks as required

About You:

  • Commercial awareness and approach to matters
  • Significant previous experience negotiating IT contracts
  • Significant previous experience of corporate legal documents
  • Qualified lawyer LLB
  • Knowledge and experience of SaaS contracts highly desirable

What we offer:

As well as offering you the opportunity to work with a great team, be part of a growing company and have the chance to learn and enhance your knowledge and qualifications, we offer:

  • 25 days annual leave (28 after 3 years service), plus bank holidays
  • Pension
  • Health cash plan
  • Life assurance
  • Perks at Work – access to exclusive discounts, cinema tickets, etc.
  • Free annual health screening
  • Flu vaccine
  • Regular training
  • £1,500 employee referral scheme
  • Medical Cover and Dental cover (after 6 months’ service)
  • Income Protection insurance (after 12 months’ service)
  • Gym Loan (after 12 months’ service)

About CIPHR:

CIPHR is a specialist provider of SaaS HR, payroll, recruitment and learning software through its HCM platform, CIPHR Connect. CIPHR’s cloud-based solutions help busy HR teams to streamline their processes across the entire employee lifecycle and spend more time working strategically.

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