Legal Counsel

Recruiter
BCL In-House
Location
England, Bedfordshire, Luton
Posted
14 Jun 2019
Closes
12 Jul 2019
Ref
TS/70899
Contact
Tom Shaw
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Company/Commercial
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level

A multinational consulting business with a 2017 turnover of over €19bn is seeking a commercial lawyer to join the growing team as Legal Counsel at their UK Head Office. This is a full-time, permanent role based in Luton.

Your new employer

The Legal Counsel will be joining a leading global player in its field with a new legal structure now in place. There is a good sized, collaborative team, a strong support network and a Head of Legal keen on personal development.

Responsibilities of your new role

Reporting directly to the Head of Legal, the Legal Counsel will be the dedicated legal contact for a key business area within the group. Your key duties will include:

Reviewing, drafting and negotiating a wide variety of commercial contracts across the business;
Assisting with litigation matters (prior contentious experience would be beneficial but NOT necessary);
Providing general legal and commercial advice to the sales and marketing functions as well as key stakeholders;
Advising on legal risk and helping appropriate departments manage and reduce any issues; and
Acting as the main point of contact to key business lines, attending client meeting as representative of the legal team.
Candidate requirements

The business seeks an In-House Counsel who demonstrates:

NQ-4 years of PQE as a Commercial Lawyer
Strong commercial contracts background
Seeking to work in a large business and take on a more involved, commercial role
Commercial Litigation and Corporate Lawyers with transferable contracts experience and seeking a more generalist role will also be considered
This is a fantastic opportunity to use your commercial acumen to help direct key business lines within the organisation.

Apply now

If you are a Legal Counsel looking to get involved in a variety of legal work and offer practical commercial advice to a leading Luton based business, we want to hear from you. Apply now for immediate consideration.

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