Divisional Chief Legal Counsel, Remote

Could be based from any operating office in England or Scotland
£Competitive Package
15 Jul 2022
11 Aug 2022
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

Fantastic opportunity to act as a divisional Chief Legal Counsel for a global engineering group. Sitting on the group senior legal leadership team and overseeing divisional legal advice you will work closely with the management team to act as trusted adviser on a range of legal issues.


  • Key legal business adviser predominantly to the management team as well as commercial, procurement, employment, finance, treasury, and insurance
  • Handle a wide range of international commercial work including bespoke contracts: agency, licensing, distribution, development, consortium, framework, guarantees and confidentiality
  • Support to tenders and new market development
  • Procurement and management of subcontractors/suppliers
  • Assisting with acquisitions, disposals, JVs and other corporate matters
  • Managing disputes and claims including employment
  • Company secretarial duties for the subsidiaries
  • Overseeing property matters
  • You may also advise on IP, GDPR, H&S, antibribery and sanctions
  • Delivering training sessions and maintaining/updating legal documents
  • Managing and instructing external advisers
  • Managing another lawyer
  • Reporting to the Group GC

We are looking for:

  • Qualified solicitor with ideally at least 7 years PQE *
  • Some experience working in-house ideally in a similar sector such as energy, engineering or manufacturing
  • Sound knowledge of commercial contracts
  • Proven management experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and organisational skills
  • A robust, self-starter


If you are interested in this Chief Legal Counsel position, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Jacqui Douglas. If the role isn’t right for you but you are interested in hearing about similar positions or some advice regarding the market, then please do get in touch.

*All candidates will be considered on merit

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