Legal Counsel

Legal · UK remote, London, City of
Department Legal
Employment Type Full-Time

We are recruiting a Legal Counsel based in London to support LiiV’s portfolio companies (Telmar & Splashlight) on a broad range of international commercial, corporate and project initiatives. 


About LiiV:

Through advocacy, thought leadership, academic partnerships and technology platforms, LiiV invests in and builds strategic and cutting edge organizations that sit at the intersection of technology, creativity and human science. Founded by James Ingram and Benoit Lagarde and led by a world-class management team, LiiV’s presence spans across 4 continents, 100 countries and serves over 700 clients worldwide.


About Telmar:

Telmar was purchased by LiiV in 2018  and is a provider of SaaS/software to advertising and media companies, providing the most influential agencies, media owners and planners with innovative cloud-based tools to help create, plan and predict the most successful media campaigns. With over 50 years of experience providing data and analytical tools for the marketing and advertising industry, Telmar’s easy-to-use software products and solutions support over 8,000 databases, making it the industry’s most trusted third-party data analysis software globally.


About Splashlight:

Splashlight is a leading visual content creation company with a unique combination of methodologies, creative services and turnkey technologies geared towards e-commerce and social media. Having worked with over 350 retailers, luxury, jewelry, fashion and athletic brands, Splashlight is the premier photo and video creation partner for clients such as Target, Bloomingdale's, Macy’s, Victoria's Secret and  David Yurman. Splashlight is headquartered in New York with offices in Miami, Baltimore and Montreal. 



What you will receive:

We will provide you with a supportive culture, the tools, and supervision to progress your career in a high growth business. You will receive supervision and training in the development of your legal career from our Group General Counsel who operates an open-door policy and rewards success with autonomy and responsibility. 

You will also receive a competitive salary and bonus as well as company benefits. We are also committed to employee development, which will be agreed and implemented through consultation with the Group General Counsel.  

 

Main Responsibilities and tasks

 

  • Report to the Group General Counsel and assist in a broad range of international matters.
  • Be a point of legal contact for internal global stakeholders including Sales, HR, Operations, Finance and Technology.
  • Support the international sales teams in the negotiation of:
    • Master Subscription Agreements and Orders (for Telmar’s SaaS services);
    • NDAs and trial agreements;
    • Master Consultancy Agreements and associated SoWs (for Splashlight’s services);
    • Partner Agreements; and 
    • Contractual amendments.
  • Drafting Corporate documents (board minutes, resolutions) and assisting with company secretarial activities.
  • Assist on corporate projects and M&A activity. 
  • Assist on HR matters including employment contracts, research into employment laws and establishing new operations and company structures in new jurisdictions. 
  • Advise the businesses on data protection compliance, namely:
    • Implementing a culture of privacy by design;
    • Assisting departmental compliance with GDPR, CCPA and other applicable privacy laws;
    • Structuring systems and processes for data protection law and PECR compliance including Marketing activities; and
    • Training internal stakeholders and formulating data protection policies. 
  • Assist the businesses in their IPR strategy and registration of trademarks and patents across the globe. 
  • Review and advise on procurement contracts, particularly IT related services.

 

Education, Experience, Knowledge, and Skills 


  • A qualified solicitor with 2 - 4 years’ PQE.
  • US experience is desirable. 
  • In-house experience. 
  • Experience of negotiating SaaS contracts (sell side).
  • Data Protection knowledge (GDPR, CCPA and PECR).
  • Broad commercial agreement exposure - drafting complex technology sales and procurement agreements (software, services, SaaS, hosting agreements). 
  • Privacy certification (CIPP/E) desirable.
  • International deal negotiation experience. 


Personal Attributes:


  • Adept at dealing with a broad range of internal stakeholders across multiple geographies and time zones. 
  • Ability to think commercially and pragmatically. 
  • Dynamic and proactive. 
  • Ability to work autonomously and flexibly.

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  • Location
    UK remote, London, City of
  • Department
    Legal
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time