21 days old

Legal Counsel UK

Barcelona, Catalunya 08007


To support and advise the business on legal issues, client and supplier contractual matters, and to ensure compliance with relevant ADP policies.


  • Provide advice and support on all contractual matters on UK.
  • Provide advice and support on all matters requiring legal review and sign off
  • Maintain and update terms and conditions
  • Ensure compliance with ADP policies
  • Liaise with members of the ADP Legal Department and share best practises


  • Work closely with the UK Legal Director, identifying, analysing and taking action to resolve legal and risk-related issues which may impact the reputation of the business.
  • Identify legal and compliance risks, advise on the implementation of risk management strategies using strong thought leadership and support of the business in managing such risks
  • Contribute to the business strategy using specialist knowledge and experience, helping to define and shape how strategic, complex and business critical contracts are structured.
  • Understand and continuously improve business performance through the integration of people, departments and processes
  • Negotiate, advise on and draft all types of legal agreements and provide guidance and advice on legal matters impacting the business
  • Develop and implement compliance policies, procedures and training on a variety of regulatory and business matters
  • Assist in the development and implementation of compliance policies, procedures and training on a variety of legal, regulatory and business matters
  • Manage external lawyers appropriately to obtain cost effective, high quality legal advice.
  • Review and provide advice on contractual issues and disputes with clients
  • Ensure protection of ADP Intellectual Property through monitoring adherence to trademarks and patents rules


  • Fluent in English
  • Must possess excellent communication/relationship building skills and be able to influence at all levels both internally and externally.
  • A self-starter with a strong drive for results and a strong sense of ownership, but also a willingness to take direction.
  • An efficient and organized worker with an ability to multitask on a multitude of matters under time pressure.
  • Must possess sound judgment, and strong interpersonal, project management and organizational skills coupled with precise attention to detail.
  • Will have acquired in-depth knowledge of contract law, compliance regulations and negotiation processes.
  • Will be able to demonstrate solid understanding of the sales process and have ability to relate to and educate the sales force in best practice and compliance.
  • Strong drafting skills will be required as well as an ability to fine tune existing templates to reflect local requirements.


  • Legal degree
  • Must have at least three years of relevant legal experience since qualification in a corporate law firm and/or as an in-house counsel with specific emphasis on contract negotiation, drafting, interpretation and contract process management.
  • Experience with software licensing and other technology-related contracts is also useful.

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Posted: 2020-11-04 Expires: 2020-12-20

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