Acting as sole counsel for a digital transformation service provider
Digital transformation service provider Methods required an experienced in-house lawyer to manage their legal function as sole counsel.
The Halebury lawyer originally provided cover for a two month sabbatical, before being re-engaged with the client for a long term placement. The role as sole in-house counsel involved reviewing and negotiating public procurement services provided to governmental departments including the Cabinet Office, NHS, MOJ, MOD and local authorities across the country under the governmental Framework Agreements and call Off Contract commercial contracts, working directly with the Methods Board. As sole in-house counsel , the Halebury lawyer was also involved in a broader range of legal matters from employment, litigation and corporate matters including implementation of compliance with GDPR regulations.
The seniority and experience of the Halebury lawyer ensured they were able to seamlessly slot into the business and hit the ground running covering a wider range of legal issues. This was an autonomous role which required prior experience of working in-house and running a legal department.