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{🔥} Project Legal Adviser at Legal Utopia Limited


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Project Legal Adviser at Legal Utopia Limited


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New Job Title: Project Legal Adviser (Commercial/Data Protection)

  • Sector: LawTech / Innovation Annual Salary: £12,000 (plus 3% Pension Contribution)
  • Reporting To: Project Manager
  • Location: Primarily Remote, with a requirement for occasional travel to Central London
  • Employer: Legal Utopia Limited
  • Contract Type: Temporary (12-Months), Part-Time Annual Commitment: 24 days
  • Start Date: 1st April 2024
  • Eligibility: Must be a UK resident with existing work authorisation in the UK.

For Data Protection Information: Refer to our Employee Policy on privacy and data processing for applicants at https://www.legalutopia.co.uk/employee-privacy

Overview:

Founded in 2017, Legal Utopia is a pioneering LawTech scale-up based in London, committed to making legal services accessible and affordable for all. Over six years, we have transformed innovative ideas into market solutions that connect people to regulated legal services and provide vital information and guidance.

As part of our ongoing commitment to technology development and enhancing consumer engagement with legal professionals, we are seeking a Project Legal Adviser. This role involves addressing a variety of unique legal challenges and project risks, requiring timely legal analysis, review, and advice. The successful candidate will work on complex innovations and technologies, collaborating closely with other project team members, external business advisors, and regulatory authorities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing project risk analysis and recommending strategies to mitigate potential risks.
  • Monitoring data protection and privacy laws in the UK, particularly in relation to AI and automated profiling.
  • Advising on UK AI regulations, potential new bills, and their medium-term impacts.
  • Reviewing and providing advice on data protection, commercial, and professional regulation/ethics matters.
  • Managing company policies on data, ensuring compliance and timely updates.
  • Advising on commercial agreements, intellectual property rights, and professional regulation and ethics relevant to solicitors and barristers.
  • Preparing legal documents for research activities and collaborating with relevant regulatory bodies and stakeholders.

Application Process:

  • Submit a CV and cover letter through our recruitment platform or via email. See 'Recruitment Process' for details.

Recruitment Process:

  • Application Submission: Via Legal Utopia's online platforms or directly by email to Fraser Matcham at fraser@legalutopia.co.uk by 5pm GMT on 4th February 2024.
  • Application Review: Conducted on 5th February 2024, with notifications by 6th February 2024. Unsuccessful candidates will be informed by 8th February 2024.
  • Initial Interview: Between 6th and 13th February 2024, consisting of a 15-20 minute video conference plus 10 minutes for candidate queries.
  • Second Interview: Between 13th and 19th February 2024, focusing on an in-depth discussion of the role and project, lasting approximately 1 hour.
  • Job Offer: Successful candidates will be notified by 25th February 2024, with unsuccessful candidates informed by 29th February 2024.

For any queries, contact Fraser Matcham at the above email address.

Requirements:

Essential:

  • Qualified solicitor or direct access barrister with over 3 years of experience.
  • Postgraduate degree in law or legal practice.
  • Strong knowledge in data protection, privacy, communications law, and artificial intelligence regulation.
  • Understanding of legal services regulation in England and Wales.
  • Proficiency in IT, including video conferencing and Microsoft Suite.
  • Evidence of business acumen and continuous professional development.
  • Independent in providing legal advice with the highest professional integrity.

Desirable:

  • Degrees in law, business, or technology.
  • Experience in LawTech or legal technology sectors.
  • Familiarity with legal services regulations in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
  • Knowledge of user-interface design or user-experience principles.
  • Advisory experience in a small business environment.

  • Author
    James, On 09/01/24
  • Category
  • Type
    Temporary
  • Salary
    GBP 12,000 gross/year
  • Work from home
    Yes
  • Weekly Working Hours
    4
  • Positions
    Not Telling
  • Working Location
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