Legal Counsel - Litigation

Recruiter
Hays Legal
Location
England, London
Posted
05 Nov 2018
Closes
03 Dec 2018
Ref
3466007
Contact
Laura Davidson
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Contract
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Company/Commercial
Experience Level
Senior Level

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Your new company

My client, a telecommunications company that serves nearly 5 million customers has over 13,000 employees worldwide and a presence in over 10 countries.

Your new role

This world-class organisation is looking for a Legal Counsel (Litigation) to join a highly regarded in-house legal team on an interim basis. Reporting to the Legal Director, you will provide commercially focussed legal advice on all litigation issues and will negotiate across the business. You will build relationships with internal stakeholders at all levels and will liaise with the General Counsel, showing credibility at senior levels. Bringing a can-do, pragmatic approach, you will handle a wide range of litigation matter matters and will provide commercially focused advice.

What you'll need to succeed

You will be a qualified lawyer with solid commercial experience ideally from a private practice and in-house environment. You will need excellent communication skills and you will be able to build effective relationships across the business including the ability to effectively negotiate. This role would suit a proactive person who wants to develop themselves. You will be available on short notice and will be able to hit the ground running. You must have full and inhibited right to work in the UK.

What you'll get in return

You will gain valuable exposure to a world-class organisation and will have the opportunity to build relationships with stakeholders across the business including with the General Counsel and Legal Director. You will be remunerated with a competitive day rate.

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