Full-Time

Legal Counsel

Months FTC

Posted on 4/19/2024

Financial Times

Financial Times

5,001-10,000 employees

Global business news and information publisher


Mid

Belfast, UK

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • Solicitor qualified in the UK
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong commercial contract drafting skills and legal knowledge
  • Good understanding of copyright, licensing, data protection, indemnity, and liability issues
  • Demonstrates commercial awareness
  • Highly organized with strong time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize work and keep internal stakeholders informed
  • Can build effective relationships within the legal team and wider business
Responsibilities
  • Advising the business on contracts with clients from various industries and jurisdictions
  • Negotiating contract terms with external customers
  • Providing responsive, pragmatic, and commercial advice
  • Managing contracts based on standard templates and updating them as needed
  • Delivering training to business partners
  • Identifying ways to deliver legal support more effectively

The Financial Times stands as a premier business news organization, known globally for its authoritative coverage and high factual reliability. With a strong emphasis on digital innovation, evidenced by a substantial digital subscriber base, the company fosters a culture of integrity and accuracy. It offers a dynamic work environment where employees are part of a legacy in delivering critical information to the global business community.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

, United Kingdom

Founded

1888

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

4%

1 year growth

12%

2 year growth

36%