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In-House Solicitor SD216

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Cathedral Appointments are currently recruiting for an In-House Solicitor to join a forward thinking, dynamic business based in Exeter. The successful candidate will join a small legal team reporting to the Head of Legal. This position would suit a qualified Solicitor currently in practice, but looking to join an in-house team or an experienced In-House Solicitor looking for a new challenge.

In-House Solicitor SD216 responsibilities include...

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provision of general in-house legal advice to the business on contracts, insurance and property issues ensuring legal compliance and evaluating and mitigating risk in a commercial environment
  • Contract drafting
  • Contract management
  • Data Protection Compliance
  • Dealing with all relevant legislation that impacts the business

In-House Solicitor SD216 requirements include...

Background & Skills:

  • You will have a minimum of 2 years’ PQE in a commercial legal role, either in-house or in private practice
  • Experience of handling regulatory compliance under data privacy and protection legislation and dealing with regulator Information Commissioner’s Office, or experience of similar regulatory compliance e.g. with Financial Conduct Authority
  • Experience of drafting, negotiating and management of a range of commercial contracts.
  • Experience of dealing with consumers, particularly complaint handling and managing complex consumer enquiries
  • Able to respond quickly to a rapidly changing environment, managing change effectively
  • Highly organised and proficient in managing a multitude of tasks, quick minded and adaptable

Beneficial Skills & Experience

  • Experience or knowledge of data privacy and protection legislation, i.e. Data Protection Act 1998, Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  • Experience of reviewing and drafting privacy policies, consents and fair processing notices in compliance with ICO Direct Marketing Guidance
  • Experience or knowledge of IT and/or IP law desirable but not essential
  • Experience or knowledge of a technology driven environment
  • Litigation experience is desirable but not essential

This is an excellent opportunity to join a fantastic business, who are offering a highly competitive salary and a great working environment. If you would like more information regarding this position, please get in touch with Sophia Damshenas at Cathedral Appointments today.

Please note, Cathedral Appointments are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to the above role. 

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