In-House Risk Lawyer

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A new opportunity for a Solicitor with Commercial Contracts or Corporate/Commercial experience to join this global law firm as an In-House Lawyer. The role could be based in Glasgow or potentially Edinburgh and the firm also offers a flexible/agile working environment.

The role sits within the firm's Risk and Compliance team, which consists of Lawyers, non-qualified Risk Advisors and Compliance Analysts and is a team of 25.

More specifically the role will involve:

  • Assisting in managing the content of the firm’s template Engagement Letters and Terms of Business for legal services
  • Dealing with Outside Counsel Guidelines/client terms (and any amendments which might be necessary to accord with the firm’s risk and compliance appetite)
  • Drafting terms for new technology-enabled legal services and technology based products and solutions and dealing with any amendments
  • Addressing intellectual property considerations in / providing IP content for Outside Counsel Guidelines/client engagement terms
  • Addressing data protection issues in / providing data protection content for Outside Counsel Guidelines/client engagement terms
  • Reviewing terms and conditions for / addressing considerations that apply to the use of third party platforms 

The successful candidate will have solid experience (at least 1-2 years) in negotiation and drafting Terms and Conditions - particularly Technology related contracts and Intellectual Property Rights although this is not essential.  

To find out more, please contact Jill Cowan on 07931 811 330 or apply online.

12 May 2022
£55000 - £70000+
0141 530 4333