In-House Legal Counsel

South West England
Attractive Package
02 May 2019
30 May 2019
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level

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

The business prides itself in operating in more than 70 countries worldwide and having a global legal team. It is currently experiencing substantial growth and the business has extensive plans afoot to develop their success over the coming years. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a first move in-house. Working as part of a large UK and wider global legal team you will have both the support, training and high quality work expected of a market leading business.

The Role

  • A wide commercial role with a particular emphasis on technology law.
  • Advice on complex contracts
  • Build relationships with procurement, IT and finance
  • Draft and negotiate agreements with suppliers and customers
  • Support tender processes, particularly IT and capital equipment
  • Provide input into a contract review process
  • Deliver internal training
  • Manage contract disputes


  • Qualified lawyer with at least 1 years PQE
  • Good private practice training
  • In-house secondment a benefit but not essential
  • Some exposure to commercial contract law experience particularly within IT
  • Capable of drafting and negotiating commercial contracts
  • Proficient at working independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to interact with the business at all levels and to assist with key business decisions


*All candidates will be considered on merit

If you are interested in learning more about this position, please kindly contact Jacqui Douglas at for further details. If this role isn’t of interest but you are considering the In-House market, please feel free to reach out anyway, Jacqui is happy to have a confidential chat.

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

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