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Legal Counsel (Spanish), IT Contracts & Privacy

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location International

Ref # 6507

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A global IT company headquartered in Silicon Valley is looking to hire a Legal Counsel to join its EMEA legal team. This is an acquisitive international business with a friendly and flexible working culture.

The successful candidate will be based in the company’s offices in either Madrid, Barcelona, Lisbon or Porto.


The successful candidate will manage all legal aspects of the company’s operations in Spain and Portugal, primarily working on reviewing and negotiating technology contracts with customers. The individual will also provide advice on GDPR and work on data protection projects across EMEA and globally.

Full job description is available.


  • Fully qualified lawyer in a European jurisdiction (ideally Spain or Portugal) with circa 5 years’ PQE;
  • Strong experience in commercial contract review and negotiation in the area of technology (hardware, software, and/or IT services), as well as in data protection and privacy;
  • Native/fluent or with full professional proficiency (verbal and written) in Spanish and English;
  • Professional proficiency in Portuguese is an advantage.


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Bernardo is a qualified lawyer, having qualified in Portugal through a top tier law firm in the country. Before joining the world of recruitment in 2017 he practiced in-house for 4 years with IBM and Parexel, two of the leading multinational companies within the technology and healthcare sectors. Bernardo is an expert in recruitment within the legal, company secretarial and data protection markets. He partners with and supports a variety of companies and clients across all industries, both in the private and public sector, with a particular focus on in-house legal roles.

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