Senior Legal Counsel – Household Name Business

South West
Attractive Package
16 Apr 2019
24 Apr 2019
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Executive

A globally recognised organisation who are experiencing substantial growth worldwide. They operate in several product markets and have become a popular household name.

A new role has been created in this global legal team for a lawyer to oversee advice to their northern European businesses. You will ensure that senior management in UK, Ireland and Benelux regions receive support on a broad range of legal matters.

The Role

  • Legal advice to the business on commercial, competition, marketing, sales, procurement, outsourcing, data protection, consumer matters, product regulation and R&D
  • Draft and negotiate a range of agreements
  • Manage claims against third parties and advice on defending them for the business
  • Advice on regulatory matters
  • Overseeing a more junior lawyer

The Ideal Candidate

  • Suit a qualified solicitor with between 4-8 years PQE*
  • A sound understanding of all aspects of commercial contract law and the ability to apply that knowledge in a business environment
  • Ability to negotiate and draft a range of commercial contracts
  • Able to handle litigation in the UK and Europe desirable but not essential
  • An appetite to learn new skills and upskill in new areas of the law
  • Excellent communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills
  • Good project management skills
  • Self-starter, able to operate with minimum supervision in a fast-paced environment
  • Confidence and gravitas to challenge decisions

*All applicants will be considered on merit

If you are interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, to

Jacqui Douglas at  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 on 015394 46666.

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