Commercial Legal Counsel - Ten Group

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We have an opportunity for a Junior Lawyer looking to take on a new challenge and gain a broad range of commercial and compliance experience within an international, listed business. Would suit either a first in-house move or an existing in-house lawyer seeking more autonomy and scope to develop within a small and agile legal team.

The position will involve working closely with business colleagues across the business to facilitate the negotiation of a range of commercial contracts as well as providing advice on domestic and international commercial initiatives. This position would be suited to a lawyer who enjoys working closely with colleagues and building internal relationships.

Although this is a commercial role, experience in IP, IT, litigation, corporate, regulatory, real estate, and employment would be desirable, enabling the successful candidate to develop their experience as an in-house commercial lawyer.

The legal teamwork flexibly so the position can be office-based in the London HQ or remotely from elsewhere in the UK or where the Group has an office.

Who We Are

At Ten our goal is simple, to become the most trusted service business in the world.

We are already the global market leader for lifestyle management and concierge services, providing services from a 22 strong global office network with over 800 employees.



We use our expertise, technology, and buying power to grant our members direct access to the best travel, live entertainment, dining, and luxury retail services. We also work closely with suppliers to provide exclusively negotiated benefits and employee loyalty schemes.

We deliver our service through a combination of Ten’s proprietary, unique technology-enabled platform and the expertise of our highly trained lifestyle managers. Ten is growing quickly and has ambitious plans to keep innovating, inspiring, and to continue to improve the lives of millions of members.

To find out more about working at Ten, hear from some of our people, and have a sneak peek at our offices, please watch this short video here.

Key Responsibilities

  • Review, advise upon and assist with the negotiation of commercial contracts.

  • Maintain a suite of standard commercial contracts and hygiene documents, advise upon changes.

  • Assist with data privacy queries and support the Group’s Information Security team.

  • Central commercial, legal, and compliance support for the Group’s commercial leaders in business development and client services.

  • Support the Company Secretary with the Annual Report, AGM, Employee share schemes and other corporate governance matters.


Requirements / Attributes

  • Qualified Lawyer (minimum NQ - 3 years PQE)

  • Must have experience of working for an international business, with a UK/US focus

  • In-house experience or experience of working in a fast-paced, commercial environment

  • Proven commercial drafting, review and negotiation expertise in respect of a wide range commercial documents

  • Good understanding of data privacy issues

  • Excellent technical legal writing skills and a commercial mindset

  • Ability to lead projects and advise stakeholders

  • High levels of self-motivation, ability to work autonomously and manage own workload




Our people are at the heart of the business and we have a culture of recognition and reward – both through regular appraisals but also annual Extra Mile Awards where we celebrate those who have gone that extra mile in their role. We also encourage all our staff to incorporate their aspirations and interests into their career at Ten and we are there every step of the way in supporting development.

All our employees also enjoy a range of benefits regardless of where they are based. Not only do we offer a remote work option, but employees also get 3 extra days of annual leave in their third year and an extra month of every 5 years. In line with these milestone lengths of service, we also operate a Ten Loyalty Reward program – this is a bonus (although we prefer to refer to this as ‘extra spending money’) that is awarded once these milestones are reached. The thinking behind the program is that not only does it recognize and reward commitment and loyalty to the business, but it can also be used to fund the adventures to be had during sabbaticals – this is the main intention and driving force behind the program. We want to give our people extra spending money so that they can truly enjoy their sabbaticals.

Other benefits that Ten offer, specific to the South Africa office, range between access to ICAS Employee Health and Wellness (EHWP) services which are confidential and free for all employees to use, all the way through to various discounts on both travel and entertainment events (the latter is of course available regardless of location). There are also lots of social events throughout the year as well as a break-out room where employees can relax (or, if they wish, play one of the numerous games we provide!) whilst enjoying our latest fruit drop.

We also offer a company contribution towards medical aid, transport home for those working a late shift (applies to those who don't have a car) and, one of our more popular perks, working holiday opportunities with the ability to work from any of our 20+ offices without taking annual leave.

Ten works with a small Preferred Suppliers List currently, focused on specialists in each location. Please note we are not accepting any further agencies onto our PSL at this time.





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