Assistant Legal Counsel, Midlands

West/East Midlands
£Attractive Package
01 Aug 2022
29 Aug 2022
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Practice Areas
Company/Commercial, Corporate
Experience Level
Junior Level

International manufacturing business and recognised brand seeks an Assistant Legal Counsel to support the UK business legal requirements with a particular focus on company/commercial matters. This is an opportunity for a junior lawyer to receive excellent training and development to become an in-house Legal Counsel.


  • Reporting into the Legal Director & UK Group Secretary
  • Advising the business on a broad range of legal issues focusing on company commercial, contract, property, litigation, and intellectual property.
  • Drafting, interpreting, advising, and negotiating commercial contracts including: terms and conditions, sponsorship agreements, licensing agreements and distribution agreements, etc
  • Assisting the Legal Director with Company Secretarial duties for the UK subsidiaries
  • Managing and liaising with external advisors
  • Supporting the Compliance Officer as and when required

We are looking for:

  • You will be a recently or soon to be qualified solicitor with some experience of working with commercial contracts
  • A knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures is a benefit
  • Experience working directly with customers or in a manufacturing environment would be helpful
  • Outstanding communication skills and ability to build relationships
  • Pragmatic approach with enthusiasm to manage a varied caseload

Package on Offer:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Health cover
  • 2 bonus schemes
  • 33 days holiday
  • Extensive employee discount scheme

Our client will consider flexible working with two days a week from home.


If you are interested in this Assistant 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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