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Cloud Computing Legal Counsel

Main tasks or activities:
* Collaborate with our internal Legal and compliance teams to drive forward cloud adoption .
* Drive forward all legal & compliance aspects for O365 and other cloud offerings, breaking down legal requirements into Tasks for the technical leads.
* Ensure that the technical solutions proposed by the technical leads adequately mitigate the risks and requirements stated within the legal and compliance statements.
* Ensure there is clear communication and guidance given to the business regarding process and legal & compliance requirements on our cloud platforms.
* Keep abreast of new regulations which could impact our cloud platforms and how we use it, work closely with legal and compliance to understand the impact and define steps to mitigate.

Job requirements:
* Experience in civil law jurisdictions
* Understand current regulatory initiatives and translate those into detailed requirements and tasks on IT and business level
* Be able to read and understand legal text and break this down into actionable tasks.
* Ability to set-up and implement policies and processes, describing risks and highlighting mitigating options
* Established competence and experience in assessing and negotiating Information Technology agreements with external service providers
* Demonstrated experience in multi-tasking in multiple projects with different scopes
* Experience in a multi-national enterprise, preferably with experience in the financial sector
* Very good understanding of IT and technology

Knowledge requirements:
* eCommerce and IT, Cloud technology, Outsourcing, Data Protection, Commercial law, Competition law, Service Management agreements
* General corporate and regulatory matters

Personal Skills
* Strong communication and negotiation skills
* Understanding clients/customer needs and interpretation to technical implications
* Work independently
* Strong analytical skills
* Fluent in English

The legal and regulatory world is changing rapidly. Our client help our customers deliver their services with accuracy, speed and confidence. Through their innovative online products, decision support tools, software and services, they provide the critical information that law firms, barristers, corporate legal departments, the public sector and academics need to work at their best. Position Title: Assistant Editor (Paralegal) Position Type: Temporary until December Role Purpose/ Summary: To provide efficient and responsive administrative and editorial assistance to one or more of the Practice Areas within Editorial. Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities: * Conducting and/or supporting the process for trawling websites and other sources of information to identify developments to cover in the Practical Law current awareness product offering. * In collaboration with senior colleagues, filtering irrelevant results from the trawl, flagging how trawl items relate to previously covered items. * Managing the processes for sending daily and weekly update e-mails and alerts. * With support and supervision from colleagues, writing first drafts of new content for online publication and maintaining existing content, liaising with others to ensure that content is up-to-date and reflects current legal and market practice and is of the quality and scope that meets business objectives and customer needs. * Under supervision, making changes to published content as part of the maintenance cycle. * Assisting with the maintenance of online and hard copy resources, including legislation trackers. * With support and supervision from colleagues, responding to queries from customers and providing support to others to ensure that questions are answered and published appropriately. * Proof reading new content, making corrections and ensuring that new content is produced in compliance with technical and editorial requirements. * Providing administrative support to the group to help implement new technology and working systems. * Performing general administration duties and managing internal processes for the Practice Area teams, particularly in relation to the planned move to new offices in Canary Wharf. Mandatory Skills and Experience: * Excellent writing and communication skills. * Able to work independently and as part of a team. * Experienced at working to deadlines and able to prioritise and manage own workload. * Experienced in assimilating and applying new complex information. * Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications. * Excellent knowledge of online research databases. * Excellent attention to detail. Desirable Skills and Experience: Previous experience working in a Legal/Publishing environment, using technology to create and disseminate online content. Education/ Certifications Required: * Undergraduate Law Degree; or * Undergraduate Degree in a subject other than Law and Graduate Diploma in Law
aspire cambridge ltd are currently recruiting for a Legal Secretary to join a Law Firm based in Cambridge Main duties: * Comply with all aspects of the firm’s core value of strong client relationships. * Manage incoming correspondence, emails, telephone calls and filing. * Answer telephone calls in line with the firm’s policy. * As appropriate, meet clients when they come to the office, for example to collect or leave documents for the fee earners. * Take responsibility for alerting the appropriate person regarding any feedback received from a client. * Consider situations and use the appropriate form of communication, for example emails, letters, telephone calls or face to face conversations. * Investigate problems to produce a satisfactory solution for the client. Skills and experience: * Accurately produce documents, letters, memos, attendance notes and emails. * Be competent in each of the firm’s systems including: Microsoft software packages, InterAction, BigHand, Rekoop. * Previous legal secretary experience. * Minimum typing speed of 65 wpm. * Confident to deal with issues in fee earner’s absence. Start: ASAP Duration: 6 Months contract Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 6:30pm Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Salary: Competitive If you are interested in this position, feel you have the relevant skills and would like to apply please call our team on (Apply online only) or apply online. Whilst we’d love to get back to every applicant, it is not always possible, so if you haven’t heard from us within 3-5 days, please note that your application has not been successful on this occasion. aspire cambridge ltd is acting as an employment business in regard to this vacancy. Our accredited recruitment consultants offer specialist marketplace expertise across our seven specialist recruitment divisions; engineering and manufacturing, finance and accountancy, hospitality, information technology, legal and hr, office support and sales and marketing. Our ever expanding network of client companies exceeds 3000 active organisations that we engage with on a regular basis. We have an unrivalled knowledge of the jobs marketplace so it’s no wonder that we hold an impressive track record of exceeding client and candidate expectations. How do we do it? By “placing people first
This lawyer's primary role will be to provide legal advice and direction to all divisions based in the UK, Ireland and Nordics, including nutrition and medical devices. You will be based in Maidenhead alongside the business divisions and will report to the Legal Director North & Western EMEA. Role: You will provide commercial legal advice and support the businesses based in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Nordics. Duties will include analysis and provision of legal advice focused on business-oriented solutions on a wide range of matters, including general commercial, public healthcare procurement, distribution arrangements, medical device/pharmaceutical compliance and manufacturing as required. Role will assist in developing Legal services support systems for the businesses and educating business teams on legal-related issues. Supervisory/Management Responsibilities * Responsibility for United Kingdom, Ireland and Nordics Legal services within assigned client areas. Manages one mid-level solicitor as direct report (plus potential for future management of one or more others as part of a small team). * Helps the Legal Director North & Western EMEA develop Legal Department's strategy based on country inputs and counsel. * Mentors, supports and directs assigned attorneys/paralegals and support staff; serves as a role model and as a champion of the legal department through work ethic, attitude, interpersonal skills and successful results. * Plays a key role in selecting, recruiting and developing attorneys and support staff. * Provides input into attorney performance evaluations, merit increases and developmental planning and assignments. * Reports to the Legal Director North & Western EMEA. Core Job Responsibilities * Identifies basic to moderately complex legal issues related to assigned matter; proposes alternative solutions. Handles significantly complex legal issues with involvement of the Legal Director North & Western EMEA. * Negotiates independently on significant matters and areas of importance to management. * Facilitates that the business is working to standard, harmonized, templates, (legal) processes and has a consistent approach to (legal) risk. * Expected to acquire -after joining- a solid knowledge of businesses supported and knowledge of the broader business impact. * Resolves routine and moderately complex to complex legal matters day to day in practice area with minimal or no supervision. * Keeps abreast of changes in laws that affect client areas; communicates these to colleagues; and represents externally to customers, suppliers, competitors or to government agencies as needed. * Resolves legal issues using negotiation skills and legal expertise; coaches and directs assigned support staff in their responsibilities. * To the extent that complex problems or specific technical expertise is required, helps to select and direct the work of external counsel, defines project objectives, manages costs and manages project in line with business expectations. Position Accountability/Scope * Advises the Legal Director North & Western EMEA or Area Legal Counsel and appropriate legal departments of critical project developments /matters in a timely manner. * Assigned matters may have a significant to critical impact on business activities and operations. * Advises the Legal Director North & Western EMEA, Area Counsel, Regional Management, and Affiliate General Managers, Directors and Managers. * Must operate within appropriate budget(s). Develops budgets for assigned legal matters where necessary. Develops budgets for travel. * Ability to quickly develop public procurement/tendering law know-how if not previously experienced in the sector. Minimum Education * Degree level and subsequent legal professional qualification resulting in England/Wales solicitor (or barrister) qualification holding SRA practice certificate as applicable. Background Experience/Training Required: * Proven post-qualification experience (not less than 8-10y PQE) * In-house experience or exposure; which may include experience gained as part of a secondment or through a long-standing advisory relationship with one or more external clients. Essential: * Strong experience in general commercial law covering all key areas. * Strong project management skills. * Strong drafting, negotiation and client communication skills. * Exposure to anti-bribery legislation (UKBA, FCPA). * Exposure to UK and European Union anti-trust law. * Proven experience with Public procurement law; including tender challenges. * Exposure to a highly regulated industry. Understanding and experience in following areas highly desirable: * Prior Management experience of junior lawyers, paralegals or contract managers. * UK medical devices or other healthcare product sector experience (including product liability). * Sourcing/purchasing contracts and related issues. * Instructing and management of external counsel. * Cross-border commercial work. * General corporate law. * Dispute resolution. * General understanding/experience in intellectual property (patents, trademarks). * Healthcare Professional Relations regulation. The individual needs to be highly motivated and enthusiastic with demonstrated initiative, adaptability and integrity, with strong communication skills, a cultural sensitivity to working in a multi-national company and have the ability to work effectively in teams. The individual needs to be a technically sound lawyer with good judgement and a sense of urgency and pragmatism. Able to lead, motivate and grow more junior lawyers. Languages: English, other European languages (notably a Nordic language) beneficial, but not essential The company offer free parking, on site gym and subsidised canteen. Adecco is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer
  • £430.00 - £440.00

Contract and Commercial Manager (Inside IR35)

Our client, a large government organisation based in Coventry are looking to on-board 2 Contract and Commercial Managers. The roles are contract, initially 4 months, however, there is a very good chance these will be extended.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Carry out Contract Assessments using business standard templates
  • Assist the CCT with the transition activities to bring additional contracts into the organisation
  • Load contract details into the departments contracts register
  • Review and assist with BAU contract management of those contracts successfully transitioned into the business
  • Contribute and assist with the re-use or tailoring of our standard contract management processes and plans
  • Mentoring and developing CCT team members
  • Produce contract guides where required
  • Stakeholder engagement, supporting the transferring customers while they acclimatise to a new contract management team and way of working
  • Plan procurement pipeline activities

Essential Skills:

  • Contract management
  • Time management
  • Procurement
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Mentoring and development
  • Understanding and knowledge of government framework agreements
  • Technology and Digital category experience
  • Ability to provide strategic advice, support to the team as well as being hands on' and involved in the day to day workload

Desired Skills:

  • Project Management
  • Transition Management
  • Change Management
  • £350 - £470/day £470
As a procurement executive agency of the Ministry of Justice (MOJ), we require a Senior Digital User Researcher to work within the department, planning, designing and conducting in-house usability testing sessions to support the design and development of digital services. Leading the usability testing process from developing user recruitment briefs through to test moderation, analysis and report writing; Conducting in-house research to test new product and concept developments (including user requirements gathering and early stage concept and prototype testing, research, and other approaches to ensuring the user need is fully understood in the service design). Working with Service Managers to devise appropriate research strategies to generate focused insights and to convert concepts into high quality stimulus material; Working closely with designers and developers to turn user data into actionable product/service requirements that feed into prototype development, and influence product direction; Presenting findings and related design/business recommendations and customer insights to senior decision makers. Experienced user researcher who will ensure departments and Reform Programme understands the needs of its users and how these users will be interacting with the Organisation's redesigned services
Our client is currently seeking a Legal Secretary to join their reputable and busy office in Chichester. To be successful in your application you will have current or recent experience in litigation as this is a cover/float role on contractual terms. The areas you will be dealing with are personal injury, clinical negligence, family/landlord and tenant alongside general civil litigation/dispute resolution. However, it is not essential for you to have had experience in all such areas. The right candidate will be enthusiastic and driven with a proactive approach to their work! Please note this is a maternity cover contract, full time, Monday - Friday covering 37.5hrs per week. Competitive salary dependant on experience. If this sounds like an exciting opportunity to gain more experience as part of a nationally renowned law firm or to brush up on your wealth of previous knowledge and experience then please contact Sophie - (Apply online only). FPR Group are acting as an employment business in relation to this vacancy
  • £7.90 - £8.70/hour
Job Title: Legal Administration Officer Contract Type: Contract/Part-Time (22.5 hours) Location: Bath Pay Rate: £8.70ph Job Responsibilities: * The primary purpose of this post is to assist the Legal Teams in providing a proactive legal service in accordance with the organisations Vision and Values, policy and other objectives. In doing this to ensure maximum effectiveness and efficiency. * As one of a team to contribute to the general management, development and review of the Team and the service, in accordance with the organisations Vision and Values, policy and other objectives. * Provide high quality, fully comprehensive administrative, clerical and business support service for the Legal Division, including financial system support. Job Requirements: * At least two years' previous secretarial and general office administration experience; ideally with experience in legal secretarial/administration work * Good standard of education with minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grades A-C or equivalent including English Language. RSA Stage II/III Typing and Audio Typing. Experience of using PCs with excellent word processing skills to an advanced level and ability to produce spreadsheets * Able to communicate effectively at all levels with good inter-personal and customer care skills * Able to work with minimum supervision and to deal with problems tactfully and effectively * Able to prioritise own work and to ensure that the confidentiality/sensitivity of correspondence, reports, records, information handled is respected at all times * Flexible attitude to working practices and ability to work from other locations * Willing to learn or ideally have experience of using Agresso or similar financial systems * Willing to learn or ideally have experience of case management systems To apply, please forward your CVs across ASAP or call Charley on (Apply online only). --- Fusion People are committed to promoting equal opportunities to people regardless of age, gender, religion, belief, race, sexuality or disability. We operate as an employment agency and employment business. You'll find a wide selection of vacancies on our website
  • £250.00 - £250.00

We are looking for a Senior Planning Lawyer with at least 2 years PQE and current experience to pick up an existing caseload in this small but busy team.

Candidates MUST have current experience - this is not a training opportunity.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team dealing with a challenging and varied planning and regeneration caseload including judicial reviews, planning inquiries, planning enforcement, planning committee work, as well as the negotiation and completion of complex and high value s106 planning agreements, s278 agreements, s247 stopping up orders and the ability to deliver high quality legal advice to a range of internal clients.

The scale of development in Tower Hamlets is unique and this is a great opportunity for candidates looking to further their experience on large strategic schemes.

  • £350.00 - £350.00

Senior Editor (Practical Law) to be based in London on an initial 3 Month contract. Experienced all elements of Practical Family Law.

Job Title - Senior Editor (Practical Law)

Location - London

Rate - £350 per day

Duration - 3 months

Role purpose/summary:

Practical Law Family needs a qualified lawyer with in-depth and recent experience in private practice. Applicants should have a high level of technical knowledge and a strong interest in writing and communicating the law and its practical implications. This role will report principally to the Head of the Practical Law Family practice area

Major responsibilities/accountabilities:

Creating materials for Practical Law Family and Public Sector practice areas

  • Write and review content for the Practical Law Family. This includes practice notes, standard documents, drafting notes, current awareness updates and case reports.
  • Ensure that all materials are correct, up-to-date, reflect current market practice, well-written and comply with Practical Law's approach to writing.
  • Respond to questions from customers about law relating to family law practice and content published for Practical Law Family.

Mandatory skills and experience:

Technical skills:

  • A comprehensive and broad knowledge and experience of private family work.
  • An ability to produce well-written, practical content efficiently.

Interpersonal skills:

  • A team player with a flexible approach.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, courteously and regularly.

Personal skills:

  • Strong analytical skills with an eye for detail.
  • Strong commercial awareness.
  • Strong organisational skills.

Personal Experience:

  • Significant recent experience as a lawyer in the field of family law.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Experience at a law firm or at the bar.

Education/Certifications Required:

  • Education to degree level.
  • Professional qualification as a solicitor or barrister.

Candidates should submit CVs in the first instance.

Mike Tripp