Assistant Legal Counsel

London, England, United Kingdom · Legal

Description

Role: Assistant Legal Counsel

FutureLearn is transforming access to education. Based in London’s Camden Town, we offer online courses, programs and degrees run by leading universities around the globe and cultural institutions such as The British Library, BFI and the British Council.

Since our launch in September 2013, we’ve run hundreds of courses that have attracted over six million learners from all over the world and we've seen over 15 million enrolments on our MOOCs.

Our vision is a global community, where everyone learns together and enjoys access to the education they need to transform their lives. Our award-winning platform helps by provoking conversation around the course material, so that learners and educators learn as much from each other as from the material itself.


FutureLearn is looking for an Assistant Legal Counsel to work together with the Contracts Manager and Legal Counsel as part of a constantly evolving legal team within a growing business. Reporting to the Legal Counsel, the Assistant Legal Counsel will assist in providing support on a broad range of legal matters. This is a great opportunity for a newly qualified solicitor looking for a dynamic in-house commercial role and who is already located in London or wishing to relocate.


Specifically, the Assistant Legal Counsel will:

Requirements


To be successful in this role you must have experience of drafting, negotiating and implementing successful commercial contracts; the ability to give practical commercial advice to the business on contracts and related issues; strong, confident communication skills; and experience of operating to tight deadlines.

Benefits


Application Process:


Please note that the application deadline for this role is 8th November 2017.


This role is based in London, and you must have the right to work in the UK.


We value diversity at FutureLearn, and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital or disability status.

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