Legal Counsel, NQ - 2PQE West Midlands

Arbuthnot Yon
Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
£30,000 - £34,000 plus bonus (10%) and pension
10 May 2021
07 Jun 2021
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level, Trainee

Opportunity for an NQ – 2 PQE lawyer to join international listed business as a Legal Counsel for a 12 month fixed term contract role commencing asap. This position will be remotely based initially with a requirement to be in the office in Birmingham 2 days per week later in the year.

An opportunity has arisen to join the legal team of an international business in the retail sector.  Working alongside an experienced legal team, you will find yourself working in a fast-paced environment, providing commercial support and advice to the whole business.

The key focus of the role will be on drafting, negotiating and advising on a range of commercial agreements but will also get involved in wider legal areas.

Key responsibilities will include:-

· Drafting, reviewing, negotiating and advising on a variety of legal and commercial agreements e.g. supplier contracts, NDAs, terms and conditions and distribution agreements.

· Providing advice to the business in relation to the compliance programme, including updating and maintaining policies and ensuring appropriate protection is in place.

· Developing, implementing and updating legal policies, procedures and standard templates.

· Supporting the Head of Legal and experienced lawyers with large projects and transactions.

· Advising on wider legal areas such as litigation, IP, company secretarial and ad hoc queries from the business.

This role will suit a newly qualified lawyer – 2 pqe. If you have experience in commercial contracts then great but we are also open to hearing from lawyers with experience in other commercial areas.

A 12 month contract will be offered initially. Salary on offer £30 - £34,000 plus bonus, pension and healthcare.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful vibrant business and collegiate high calibre legal team. You will gain excellent experience and get some good exposure a variety of work.

For further information please send your cv to or contact Victoria Moore @ Arbuthnot Yon ( / 07971666134)

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