You will provide proactive legal advice on changes to laws and compliance which impact Glide or its customers so that any changes are highlighted and managed.

You will be required to steer, lead and coordinate in-house legal matters and plays a key role in the negotiations with external legal firms, regulatory authorities, and customers. Providing advisory role to external Data Protection Provider and Internal Digital Security Officer.

You will need to provide Legal advice and support for Compliance and Regulatory issues.

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About the Role

  • Collaborate with management to devise efficient commercial/legal strategies
  • Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance
  • Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations
  • Apply effective risk management and offer proactive advise on possible legal issues
  • Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trust
  • Draft and finalise agreements, contracts and other legal documents to optimise the company’s Commercial and legal position/rights
  • Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces
  • Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization
  • Manage legal agreements to closure, and safe storage within legal data bank
  • Develop legal assistants to further support business needs

    About You

    Personal Skills:

    • Sound understanding and knowledge of commercial and corporate law.
    • Strong communication and presentation skills.
    • Excellent negotiating and drafting skills.
    • Ability to build and maintain strong professional relationships across the business.
    • Ability to communicate complex legal issues and risks in terms that non-legal colleagues can understand.
    • Ability to work in a highly autonomous role.

    Experience:

    A minimum of 2yrs in a specialist commercial legal background or contract manager with an interest or experience in commercial contract law or construction law. Awareness of Ofcom/Ofgem

    About Us

    Glide started life as separate businesses delivering broadband, utilities and communications services to different markets across the UK. For decades, we have been known for delivering exceptional connectivity and original solutions to the best universities and biggest businesses in the country.

    The Glide group is growing quickly, expanding our footprint across the UK and into Europe, and building original ways for our customers to connect. We want people with conviction and confidence to take cutting edge products with enormous potential from our demo room to the feature-rich properties of the future.

    We are specialists in delivering market-leading, super-fast and reliable Wi-Fi and technical solutions for students, residential developers, and businesses, the three sectors we know inside out. Glide is more than the sum of its parts. We are a big group with the energy and ingenuity of a small business.

    Benefits

    We believe in our people - they are what makes Glide the best place to work. That is why we offer extensive benefits:

    • 25 days holiday (and Bank Holidays). Plus, an extra day off for your birthday.
    • Pension Contributions.
    • Private Medical Insurance is available for every employee.
    • Life Insurance cover.
    • Discounted Gym membership for employees in the Clevedon and Stoneleigh offices.
    • Cycle to Work scheme will be in place by August 2021.
    • Opportunities to progress within the business.
    • Long Service rewards: each 5 years there is a bonus.
    • A generous employee referral bonus.
    • Regular social events throughout the year, including Summer BBQs, Away Days, and a truly epic Christmas Party.
    • At Glide, staff are genuinely recognised for their hard work and contributions, and these are celebrated with monthly 'Golden’ Awards, End of Year Awards, and other awards throughout the year.