Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel

We are looking for a confident and ambitious Software & Technology Lawyer, with circa 3-6 years PQE (can be flexible) who has ideally worked in-house in a SaaS or IT Services led business.

You’ll be involved in engaging with an international network of partners, corporates and government organisations.

You’ll work alongside the commercial teams, reporting into the CFO and will gain exposure to a fast paced technology business on an upward growth trajectory.

You’ll get the flexibility to balance your work life with your personal interests and commitments. You won’t be restricted to an annual holiday quota, you’ll be trusted to manage your holidays responsibly.


In the role you will work closely with various areas of the business and its customers (where relevant) to:

  • Be the lead drafter on contracts (including SaaS, licensing, consulting, framework/MSA (including statements of work) and other agreements in addition to ancillary agreements such as NDA’s and various website agreements.
  • Review and negotiate both our partner agreements and customer contracts, often in complex and protracted negotiations.
  • Identify, explain and advise on non-standard terms and associated risks to relevant business stakeholders
  • Interpret contract requirements, obligations, risk and exposure.
  • Provide effective business focused day-to-day advice on a broad range of issues, including local law compliance, disputes, IP, privacy and data protection.
  • Educate the business as to the legal process and assist the business generally in compliance with relevant regulations.
  • Deliver training to the business where required.


Key Skills:


  • A UK qualified lawyer with between 3-6 years PQE
  • Experienced and strong grounding in commercial transactions in a SaaS or IT services led business
  • An excellent communicator with a commercial outlook, able to interact with the stakeholders of the business, customers and external legal advisors.
  • Excellent understanding of international data privacy and data protection laws and global contracts generally.
  • Tech savvy, adaptable and comfortable with a fast moving environment
  • A proactive self starter with initiative who has a desire for continued growth as well as working part of a team.



      Desirable Skills:

      • Experience working for a business with an international customer base



        Our offices are based in Central Manchester, however we are more than happy for this role to be remote based.

        What you’ll get:

        In addition to the competitive salary, you’ll get private health insurance and company contributed pensions as standard.

        We have a multitude of other benefits, including a market leading parental leave policies, health & wellbeing initiatives and access to a discounts and rewards programme (including discounted gym membership)

        You’ll be invited to the bi-annual international company ‘kick off’ conferences, which are a great chance to meet your colleagues that you don’t see everyday. 

        About us:

        CTS is one of the world’s leading cloud transformation experts.

        Your role will focus on our market-leading software brand, CloudM, which provides software solutions that enable businesses to unlock the potential of Google Workspace and Microsoft Office 365.

        Our CloudM Manage and CloudM Migrate products have migrated more than nine million users and 34,000 domains to the cloud and are used by over 3,000 organisations in 83 countries across the globe. It is the world’s number one migration tool for Google.

        We have a brilliant team of more than 240 people in offices in Manchester, Edinburgh and Utrecht, as well as across our globally remote workforce. We’re still growing, and that means we need more brilliant people who share our ambition to join our team

        Additional information

        • Remote status

          Flexible remote

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