In-House Legal Counsel – East Anglia

Location
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
Salary
£35,000 - £50,000 + Benefits
Posted
21 Oct 2019
Closes
30 Oct 2019
Ref
4656LA
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Company/Commercial, Corporate, M&A
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level, Senior Level

This is a great opportunity to work as part of a large in-house legal team at an award-winning organisation.

Role:

  • You will work in a focused commercial role working closely with business colleagues.
  • This role would suit solicitors looking for their first move in-house, or those seeking a new challenge.
  • The role will sit within a 4 person commercial team within a wider legal team of 15.
  • You will enjoy a varied role with a key emphasis on advising the business regarding commercial issues, as well as contractual and corporate matters, competition law, employment, IPR, consumer credit.
  • The team currently oversees the following areas however you will also be expected at times to advise on; structuring transactions, compliance and procurement matters, purchasing agreements, engineering/construction contracts, NDA’s, IT software licences etc.

Requirements

  • Qualified Solicitor with 1 – 6 years PQE
  • Experience in drafting/reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts (essential)
  • Secondment or In-House experience OR can demonstrate a good understanding of an In-House environment
  • Eligible to work in the UK

Apply

If you are interested in this Legal Counsel role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, to Will Barton william.barton@mckenziedouglas.co.uk. If this Legal Counsel role isn’t right for you but you are interested in hearing about similar Legal Counsel positions or some advice regarding the market, then please do get in touch on 01539 46666.

*All candidates will be considered on merit

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