Legal Counsel

Recruiter
BCL In-House
Location
England, Buckinghamshire
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
14 Feb 2019
Closes
12 Mar 2019
Ref
TS/70041A
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level

A leading business in the automotive seeking is seeking to recruit a Legal Counsel to join the team at their Head Office in Milton Keynes.

A major automotive manufacturer is seeking to recruit a commercial lawyer to join the team as Legal Counsel at their Head Office in Milton Keynes. Working alongside the Head of Legal and wider legal team you will provide legal advice to key stakeholders across all areas of the business as well as helping to drive critical change throughout the various departments.
The business is a global operator and part of a major Group, featuring some of the best automotive brands in the world.

The Role

You will join a close-knit team have the chance to provide active, hands on legal advice to all areas of the business, involving yourself in key projects from the outset, as well as gaining management experience. You will be supported by a Head of Legal who knows the business well, a superb commercial law firm providing on-hand advice and the legal teams in different businesses across the Group. The Legal Counsel's primary duties include:

- Drafting, reviewing and advising on a variety of commercial contracts;
- Providing advice on disputes and litigation;
- GDPR and compliance advice;
- IP advice;
- Education and training for non-legal business functions; and
- Liaising with the marketing and sales teams, providing commercial advice in response to any ad hoc queries.

The Person

You will be a bright UK-qualified lawyer with the ability to foster and maintain relationships with key internal stakeholders. Experience in all of the above is not necessary providing you have the willingness and drive to learn. This role is well-suited to lawyers with experience in commercial contracts, commercial litigation or corporate looking to grow into an in-house role and take on a more general commercial position and is a fantastic opportunity to work with a leading global automotive company.
There is the opportunity for some home-working and part-time candidates will be considered.


If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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