Legal Counsel, Remote-Working

Put simply, our mission is to be the solutions and the team behind the best experiences for the world’s leading brands. Wherever and whenever needed.

With 170,000 people working across the globe, Foundever™ securely connects brands with their customers 9 million time’s daily in +60 languages. Our global footprint makes us one of the few true global players in the BPO industry.

The Opportunity:

Foundever is looking for a Junior Legal Counsel/Solicitor to join our in-house legal team.  You will get involved in a range of activities that will support and protect our business however your main task will be reviewing commercial contracts from both existing and new client agreements. 

This is a hands-on role where both tactical execution and longer-term strategy are important but what will be key is your ability to interact with and negotiate with both internal stakeholders and clients.

Although this role is home based you must have the ability to travel nationally to attend internal and client meetings as and when required.

We are looking for someone that has 2-4 years PQE and ideally has experience as in-house counsel in the private sector. You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, pension and up to a 30% annual performance related bonus scheme.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, negotiate and review contracts, with a focus on customer and vendor contracts. 
  • Prepare, negotiate and review data processing agreements. 
  • Communicate directly with clients and vendors. 
  • Provides ad hoc legal support for HR, operations, compliance and privacy.
  • Provides legal support for operations, HR, and corporate security on internal and external investigations. 
  • Study proposed and existing legislation, review business practices and policies, and advise management of potential risks with a focus on global data privacy and security matters. 
  • Coordinate with operations, compliance, data protection officers, security and information technology departments to analyse the legal implications of data privacy, compliance, and business and security practices and policies. 
  • Research and analyse various legal issues, including contractual disputes, labour disputes, works council matters, territorial expansion, and renders an opinion. 
  • Coordinate and assist in representation of the organisation in legal disputes. 
  • Review and approve communications to clients from a legal standpoint. 
  • Carry out legal assignments that are routine in nature without supervision. 
  • Adhere to Foundever policies on ethics and integrity. 
  • Performs other additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Your Profile & Experience:

  • Experience: A minimum of 2 years PQE with a bacground in commercial contract law and experience of data protection legislation.
  • Excellent communication skills: the ability to clearly and effectively communicate at all levels of the business with internal stakeholders and clients.
  • Business Accumen: Ability to maintain an overall organizational perspective and business focus in decision making.
  • Financial Awareness: Understanding of the meaning and implications of key financial indicators.
  • Adaptability: the ability to handle a wide variety of tasks and adjust your communication style as necessary.
  • Positive attitude: the ability to remain positive and upbeat even during difficult customer interactions.
  • Microsoft Office – Good experience using MS Office, PowerPoint, Word, Excel & Outlook.
  • Critical thinking: Effective problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge: Demonstrated knowledge of industry & general business management.
  • Background: A clear criminal background check.

On Offer:

On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.

To Apply:

For a confidential discussion about this position, to request the full job description or to apply, please contact:

David Thomson- Director

Telephone: +44 (0) 141 244 0260

Email: david@thomsonlrc.com

David Thomson

Founder and Director of Thomson Legal Recruitment Company- award-winning legal consultant and a veteran of the legal recruitment market.