Senior Technology Lawyer

Michael Page (UK)
Mar 18, 2024
Apr 15, 2024
Trademark Agent
Contract Type

About Our Client

Our client has a mission to build billion–dollar potential businesses in the green economy and claim potential as a climate change innovator, and to deliver on their mission to contribute to society. They incubate and build high–tech growth ventures at the intersection of mobility, energy and digital.

Job Description

Directing the legal support for all commercial projects, including bidding, structuring, negotiation, contracting, procurement, contract execution, contract management and dispute resolution.

Leading discussions globally with other legal functions around the business to support business growth in new markets.

Leading discussions with the organisations global compliance function to implement, maintain and develop compliance processes, conducting training and investigations, and helping to build a strong 'compliance culture' in the organisation.

Directing the delivery and the development of advice, training, templates and tools and processes to improve the standard of contracting, tendering, negotiation, sourcing and procurement practices.

Playing a key role in cross–functional teams, building relationships and counselling stakeholders on legal commercial and reputational risk, leading discussions on risk management and ethical practices in a user–friendly and pragmatic manner.

Responsible for compliance with corporate governance and approval requirements, company secretarial requirements, regulatory, litigation and disputes, intellectual property, real estate, and employment matters.

Instruct and manage external legal advisors across a wide spectrum of legal disciplines within budget, including for contracting under jurisdictions outside England and Wales.

The Successful Applicant

  • Degree in Law or equivalent
  • Entitled to practice in England and Wales
  • Post qualification experience in top tier international law firms or industrial companies, experience in the Mobility and Energy sectors would be valuable.
  • Thorough knowledge of English law and practice; familiar with common contracting schemes for technology service delivery/ SaaS (PPPs, EPC contracts, alliance/collaboration agreements, joint ventures, consortia), public and private procurement, intellectual property and infrastructure financing.
  • Exceptional negotiation and risk management skills, able to operate at multiple levels up to Board level and including with customers, suppliers and other stakeholders.
  • Strong company secretariat experience, including running board meetings, managing engagement with shareholders, the board and senior management, maintaining statutory books, making all relevant filings, taking minutes and liaising with external regulators, advisers and auditors.
  • Exceptional governance experience, including developing appropriate processes and systems for the execution of contracts and other legal documents by authorised signatories, developing suites of templates and managing a complete and accurate register of contract documentation.
  • Strong risk management and dispute resolution skills.

What's on Offer

A strong remuneration on offer