Lead Commercial Counsel – Innovative Technology Business

Attractive Package
14 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time


An exciting opportunity has arisen with a global technology company that pride themselves on innovation and defying convention. They operate in a number of product markets and have become a household name.

We are seeking a Lead Commercial Counsel who will sit in a dynamic and ambitious Legal team, comprising of Lawyers from varied backgrounds, and report to the European General Counsel. You will take responsibility over the management and direction of 6 Lawyers who are from the commercial, IT/IP disciplines whilst taking an active role in building relationships with the company’s functions, including: Procurement, IT, Finance and R&D.

The responsibilities are wide encompassing but would suit the skills, knowledge and experience of a Commercial Solicitor, who enjoys handling contractual issues and is keen to take on management responsibilities.


  • This would suit a 7 – 12 years PQE Lawyer (UK qualified)
  • Team management experience i.e. formally managed 1 or more Lawyers (essential)
  • Experience in company commercial, contracts, IT, IP and procurement would be preferable
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Sector experience in Manufacturing, Engineering, IT, Technology, Automotive would be preferable

If you are interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, to jacqui.douglas@mckenziedouglas.co.uk, or call us. If the role isn’t right for you but you are interested in hearing about similar positions or some advice regarding the market then please do get in touch.

To be considered for this role you must be eligible to work in the UK.

*We do not preclude on PQE.

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