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Legal Counsel

Location: 

Hungerford, England, GB, RG17 0YL

Accelerate Your Career

Drive global technology

 

We’re a global market leader in providing software and digital marketing solutions to the automotive industry. We’re innovating the way that automotive dealerships drive their customers’ car-buying experience from the moment they run a search online all the way through to bringing their car back in for a service. Join us and be a part of the evolution.

 

We’re large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organisation where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.

 

The purpose of this role is to provide day-to-day legal support for the Keyloop business. You will do this through the various key duties below: 

 

Key Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Provide day-to-day legal support to the Keyloop business across EMEA and other regions as required, either directly or by managing support from external counsel. 
  • Draft, negotiate and/or review a wide variety of customer, vendor and strategic business partner contracts. 
  • Advise management on various legal issues with a particular emphasis on software licensing and data protection compliance. 
  • Advise management on various regulatory and compliance issues including competition law and anti-bribery matters. 
  • Provide assistance with respect to any acquisitions or other corporate activity involving Keyloop, including post-acquisition business integration. 
  • Advise and assist with the implementation of Keyloop-wide compliance projects and policies. 
  • Coordinate, manage and supervise external counsel as necessary/appropriate. 
  • Advise on disputes affecting Keyloop businesses. 
  • Ensure that management are briefed on relevant legislative and legal changes affecting the business. 
  • Contribute to the Keyloop legal team’s knowledge sharing practices. 

 

Skills, knowledge and experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent knowledge and practical application of general commercial law and legal issues relating to the provision of IT products and services including data protection law.
  • Strong business skills and good business judgment.
  • Good issue spotting and analytical skills.
  • Strong legal drafting skills with a meticulous attention to detail.
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to manage a transaction to completion and proactively anticipate issues or problems that may arise.
  • Ability to understand and adapt to different cultures quickly.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet critical deadlines.
  • Excellent time management and project management skills, with the ability to manage / prioritize multiple matters and balance quality with expedience.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to develop solid working relationships with all levels of Keyloop management, external counsel, vendors and customers.

 

Essential qualifications 

  • Qualified lawyer in either the UK or EU
  • Degree in law or equivalent qualification

 

Desirable

  • Ability to speak language(s) other than English 

 

Why a career with Keyloop?

 

We demand diversity. Our people may be spread across countries, continents and cultures, but we’re united by a passion and enthusiasm to drive our business forward. This means no matter where you work you’ll feel like part of our global team. Diverse backgrounds, ideas and experiences are the only way to deliver world-class service to our customers. Our differences are our strengths

 

Your benefits. To help us attract and retain the best, we pay people according to performance, not length of service. We will also help you grow your career, not only through focused investment in learning and development but also by enabling you to explore the exciting opportunities our global market has to offer.

 

The perfect opportunity awaits. Start your career with Keyloop.


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