Interim Head of Legal, Technology – London

Interim Head of Legal, Technology

Taylor Root



As the sole lawyer for this privately owned, global company, you will be responsible for advising the business on a broad range of legal matters, focusing on the provision of SaaS solutions to their client base.

This is a fantastic opportunity to get involved in a company where you will be involved in implementing their transformation programme, as well as rolling up your sleeves and dealing with a broad range of business-as-usual legal matters.


You will be required to;

Provide solution-focused advice and support on business issues across the organisation, to ensure that risk is managed and mitigated, and that compliance is maintained with all relevant laws and regulations

Draft, review and negotiate various commercial contracts and agreements

Support the legal needs of strategic initiatives including data acquisition, technology partnerships and projects, new product development, sales and marketing

Ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations that apply to the business in all jurisdictions in which it operates

Act as Company Secretary for the main UK entity, and oversee the management of the Group’s subsidiary companies

Develop, implement and improve strategies and processes to deliver legal services to the Group.


You must have in-house experience, ideally in a technology company

You will have trained and remained post qualification at a reputable law firm

You must have experience working for a SAAS business and be experienced and comfortable advising the business on all aspects of SaaS/technology law (without the need to revert to external counsel – although they will be on hand)

Experience of working for a data business would be a significant advantage

Strong international experience is essential

You must be a problem solver with commercial acumen and highly practical approach

Our client is realistic about hybrid working and after an initial period of settling in and meeting senior stakeholders, you will be expected to be in the office c.2 days per week.

This is an exceptional opportunity to work as Interim Head of Legal and will be best-suited to someone who has experience coming in at this level in previous interim roles.

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