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Senior Commercial Lawyer

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Summary

**Senior Commercial Lawyer & Consumer Rights **
 
**Location: Victoria **
PQE- 4+ years (indication only) higher or lower PQE levels will be considered
Full-time
Salary: up to £70k plus £5k performance bonus - subject to experience
**Working Hours: **9:00-18:00 hours- Mon- Fri
Holidays: 21 days holidays (increasing to 23 days after one years’ service) plus bank holidays
Start Date: Immediate
 
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About Us
 
We are Verisure, the leading provider of monitored security services that gives peace of mind and protection to residential and small business customers across Europe and Latin America.
 
Our belief that it’s a human right to feel safe and secure has resonated with over 3 million customers and 18,000+ employees worldwide. At Verisure customers are our priority: we protect what really matters most to them 24 hours day / 365 days a year by safeguarding their security, their homes, families and small businesses.
 
Our values and behaviours are meaningful and resonate in each of us, in everything we do, and this is the reason why we have been awarded “Contact Centre of the year 2019” (UKCCF).
We’re growing fast, and we need passionate and committed people to join us as we open our new Centre of Excellence in Newcastle.
 
**What we are seeking **
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Verisure is seeking a talented, innovative passionate Senior Commercial Lawyer with marketing and/or consumer law experience to join our growing and successful legal team within the UK organisation. The role will report to the Head of Legal UK and will work closely with the UK team and functions (including sales, marketing, finance, operations and HR) as well as the Group Legal team.
 
The primary focus will be on commercial contract reviews, reviewing customer facing marketing material for compliance with CAP/BCAP codes, including emails, flyers, websites and our various marketing channels. Experience in marketing regulatory compliance within a data protection (PECR and UKGDPR) framework is essential. There is also an opportunity to support a small case load of general commercial litigation.
 
Duties & Responsibilities
 
**Mission 1: Essential - Enhance GTM strategy with data protection compliance regime **
·        Prepare, maintain, and update data protection compliance documentation and dealing with relevant enquiries. Experience in this regard is essential.

  • Primary point of contact for Marketing consumer regulatory and privacy related enquiries, providing appropriate advice and guidance.
    ·        Conduct Privacy impact assessments as necessary for marketing campaigns and projects.
  • Deliver data protection related training across functions
  • Experience of working on consumer law matters and interactions with consumer law regulatory authorities is an advantage.
    ·        Engage with Lead Generation suppliers conducting DPIA’s and negotiating DPAs as required
     
     
     
    Mission 2: Commercial contracts review, negotiation and management of contract lifecycle:
    ·        Support the Marketing team and other functions in the review and negotiation of contracts.
    ·        Mitigate risks and organisational exposure through the review of contracts and customer facing material.
    ·        Manage the contract repository, update, and review contracts for renewal as necessary.
    **Mission 3: Working with Group legal team **
    ·        Participate in group initiatives to ensure alignment across global legal team.
    ·        Attend group driven meetings and projects.
    ·        Occasional European travel may be required in future – subject to Covid-19 restrictions.

Experience and Qualifications

·        University Law degree + LPC or equivalent legal professional qualification
·        Prior experience working in-house in a commercial/ corporate legal team required with good knowledge of consumer rights
·        Minimum 2+ years PQE is preferred - level of PQE is for guidance only. All levels of PQE will be considered

  • Experience of working on consumer law matters and interactions with consumer law regulatory authorities is an advantage.
    ·        Experience in marketing (regulatory framework within a data protection context (PECR and UKGDPR compliance) is essential
    ·        Understanding of Pay Per Click, display, social media and email marketing campaigns
    ·        Good knowledge and experience in commercial contract review, negotiation and contract life cycle management.
    ·        Ability to advise on commercial contract risks and data protection enquiries in simple and concise terms
    ·        CIPP/E CIPM certification is a bonus but not essential
    ·        Work collaboratively across various areas of business expertise: coordination and communication skills. Collaborative working is key!
    ·        Resourcefulness and strong analytical skills
    ·        Excellent written and verbal communications skills
     
    Person Specification
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    ·        Team player and effective in a hands-on, team-oriented environment
    ·        Commitment and ownership, willing and prepared to go above and beyond initial job description
    ·        Reliability - ability to produce work of very high quality on a timely manner, ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks within tight deadlines
    ·        Dealing positively with changes and transformation, even with short notice
    ·        Solution-oriented mindset
     Our benefits
    ·      21 days holidays (increasing to 23 days after one years’ service) plus bank holidays
    ·     Hybrid Working
     Birthday Off (after probation)
    ·      Free Fruits, Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate.
    ·      Cycle to work scheme
    ·      Long Term Service Awards
    ·      Pension Scheme
    ·      Medical Insurance Cover (after probation)
    ·      Perk box discounts
    ·      Employee alarm discount programme (after probation)
    ·      Inhouse and External training opportunities
     
    ALL APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE A DBS CHECK- PROVIDED BY THE COMPANY IF SUCCESSFUL
     
    Join the Verisure family and Be you, Be more, Be Verisure! Apply now and begin the journey towards a fulfilling career path.
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