Senior Legal Counsel

Hays Legal
England, London
£90000.00 - £115000.00 per annum + bonus, smart working, great package
07 May 2021
04 Jun 2021
Neel Mehta
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Practice Areas
Experience Level
Mid Level

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Your new company
An renowned international player in the rail and infrastructure sector, with a fantastic reputation and lovely offices in the City. The business has a collaborative working environment and strong leadership, with the in-house legal team seen as true partners to the business. The company is forward thinking and has a smart hybrid working arrangement post-pandemic.

Your new role
A Senior Legal Counsel position reporting into the Head of Legal, as part of an impressive team of six legal professionals. Working closely with infrastructure, procurement and risk teams among others, you will provide sound commercial advice to identify and mitigate legal and commercial risk. The role encompasses negotiating and reviewing high-value commercial agreements, supporting on bids and tenders processes and procurement matters including third-party supply agreements. You will liaise with senior leadership figures and be knowledgeable about business activities and changes to legislation, while managing external counsel on specialist issues.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a qualified lawyer in the UK or an equivalent major common law jurisdiction and relevant experience in the rail sector. Candidates must have strong commercial contracts negotiation experience and the ability to identify and mitigate risk. Knowledge of public procurement regime will be highly beneficial. You must have the ability to manage stakeholders at all levels and several years of post-qualified experience.

What you'll get in return
The business offers high-quality work, impressive colleagues to soundboard off in legal and a fantastic salary and benefits package. This includes a contributory pension, private medical insurance, income protection cover and a plethora of other useful benefits. There will be a smart working hybrid policy in operation post-pandemic in recognition of changing market behaviours and expectations.

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