Senior Legal Counsel

  • Location

    3 days in Wallington, 2 days working from home

  • Contact Name

    Claire White

  • Contact Telephone

    0208 241 6941

Gibbs Hybrid, a leading International IT & Business Services firm, is looking for an experienced Senior Legal Counsel (In-House) with a strong background in commercial contracts, GDPR, IR35, Data Protection, litigation and employment law.

Contracts and Legal/Contract queries

  • Work with on-boarding new client Master Services Agreements, Consultancy Agreements and Global Framework Agreements
  • Assist internal stakeholders with legal and contract queries
  • Respond to queries from external clients
  • Ensure flow down of agreements are noted in sub-contractor agreements
  • Providing strong protection commercially
  • Produce NDA and confidentiality agreements
  • Flow down all client contracts into template contractor agreements
  • Manage contractual obligations that we have to the client and flow down into the template contractors’ agreements
  • Maintain compliance with the relevant data protection laws
  • Data subject requests
  • Carry out requests from data subjects to deal with their right to erasure
  • Delivering internal training sessions on data protection
  • Manage any litigation issues that arise as they come in
  • Work with CFO to ensure that insurance is appropriate for the client contracts
  • Providing advice to the company on ISO documentation
  • Manage trademark applications; Filing the form with Intellectual Property Office
  • Awareness of what IR35 relates to and off-payroll working; preparing for April 2020 legislation
  • Dealing with contractor, consultant, supplier queries

Management of Miscellaneous and General Legal Queries

Legal queries for the following are usually as follows, but can include other matters:

  • Reviewing MSA’s, new client contracts, licences for foreign companies, general legal advice
  • Office leases, new company queries, eg. Working on what benefits exist for foreign companies, onboarding new suppliers (Comp and Ben etc.), general advice and collaborative work
  • Reviewing new client terms, occasional contractor queries
  • Liaising with Programme teams to manage contractor queries and challenges
  • Task orders for overseas clients/offshore workers and contractor challenges
  • Commercial clause interpretation
  • Liaise with HR regarding employment law advice
  • Data protection advice, immigration advice
  • Liaise with external and internal teams for interpretation of international contracts

 Key characteristics and skills required:

  • Ability to multitask and organise own workload; work under pressure
  • Giving accurate and timely advice; respond to internal stakeholders in a timely fashion
  • Manage internal demand and expectations
  • Hardworking; Keen to learn
  • Research areas of laws to make sure the company knows what is relevant with regards to IR35 changes etc
  • Be a trusted advisor – all information needs to remain confidential
  • Be able to challenge the business if feel that they need to work on something differently to how they originally looked at it
  • Consider financial points for the business and use that info when negotiating terms
  • Collaborate with the different business areas

Gibbs Hybrid Values:
Integrity, Reliability, Customer Always First, Respect and Reputation, Quality at Speed, Commitment

Maintaining compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018 (the Act) by working to best industry standards when collecting personal data and collaborating with the Data Protection team when requests for data subjects are received. This will include providing information to assist with the processing of requests and complying with the instructions of the Data Protection team in order to satisfy the requests and the Company’s obligations under the Act.

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