Legal Advisor
Legal, London
Legal Advisor
Legal, London

The team you'll be working with:

The UK Legal and Compliance Team is a central function responsible for handling all the legal and compliance work across the organisation. We are a small team of three Lawyers supporting the business in all our industries including Government and Telecommunications.

What you'll be doing:

The role will be accountable to the UK Head of Legal and will work with stakeholders from across the business, including the business units we go to market through, and the service lines which provide our capabilities.

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide variety of commercial contracts and general terms and conditions.
  • Supporting key stakeholders with the contractual documentation from RFP stage to contract signature.
  • Handling and advising on, day to day legal and contractual queries.
  • Proactively identifying legal risks to the business and assist in developing strategies and internal documents to mitigate risk.
  • Experience of providing advice in relation to service provision changes under TUPE in context of IT managed services contracts, collaborating with HR to manage/mitigate people risk, adept at negotiating TUPE indemnities and employment transfers.
  • Handling a portfolio of compliance related matters as part of an overall compliance programme.
  • Providing training on legal and compliance matters to non-legal functions.
  • Ability to work on multiple demanding projects at any one time.
  • Being technically excellent and commercially aware.
  • Being a team player with a can-do attitude and an ability to 'think outside the box'.
  • Delivering timely and high quality legal advice to the business all in a practical and commercially focussed way in relation to all relevant matters that reduce risk, resolve issues and maximise the opportunity for the business to deliver on its goals.

What experience you'll bring:

You will be an experienced Legal Counsel (Min. 5 years+ PQE or equivalent) with demonstrable experience of drafting, negotiating and concluding high value and complex contracts and supporting the business through the complete bid cycle. You will have experience of working in house across various sectors including, but not limited to Telecoms, Public Sector, Banking and Insurance.

You will also have excellent people skills, with an ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders across all levels of the business, underpinned by outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written.

Who we are:

We’re a business with a global reach that empowers local teams, and we undertake hugely exciting work that is genuinely changing the world. Our advanced portfolio of consulting, applications, business process, cloud, and infrastructure services will allow you to achieve great things by working with brilliant colleagues, and clients, on exciting projects.

Our inclusive work environment prioritises mutual respect, accountability, and continuous learning for all our people. This approach fosters collaboration, well-being, growth, and agility, leading to a more diverse, innovative, and competitive organisation. We are also proud to share that we have a range of Inclusion Networks such as: the Women’s Business Network, Cultural and Ethnicity Network, LGBTQ+ & Allies Network, Neurodiversity Network and the Parent Network.


For more information on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion please click here: Creating Inclusion Together at NTT DATA UK | NTT DATA

what we'll offer you:

We offer a range of tailored benefits that support your physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing. Our Learning and Development team ensure that there are continuous growth and development opportunities for our people. We also offer the opportunity to have flexible work options.

You can find more information about NTT DATA UK & Ireland here: NTT DATA UK & I 

We are an equal opportunities employer. We believe in the fair treatment of all our employees and commit to promoting equity and diversity in our employment practices. We are also a Disability Confident Committed Employer - we want to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the job application and interview process, if you require any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know and we look forward to hearing from you.

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Service Line Manager

Giles Crossley
Operations Director

Epworth House, London

“Upon joining the NTT DATA UK family, you will experience a culturally diverse organisation living our values of Clients First, Teamwork and Foresight as we partner with our customers every day.

At NTT DATA UK, we are proud to support and invest in our people. We offer a variety of rewarding career paths and opportunities to develop professionally - with access to cutting edge innovation.”

Fernando Apezteguia, CEO, NTT DATA UK

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