In-House Legal Counsel – Award Winning Business

Location
Cheshire (GB)
Salary
Attractive package
Posted
17 Aug 2022
Closes
13 Sep 2022
Ref
4865LA
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level

International services group seeks to recruit a Legal Counsel to support the business on broad based commercial legal matters, working as part of a small legal team.

 

Responsibilities:

  • You will be a key contact for various teams within the business offering support to a range of functions including Finance, IT, Sales, Marketing, Health & Safety and Pensions
  • Working on large transactions with clients across both public and private sector
  • Draft and negotiate complex commercial contracts including supply, outsourcing, procurement, IT and services
  • You may advise on regulatory and compliance in Intellectual Property, GDPR, anti-bribery and corruption
  • Depending on your legal skills you may also lead in a specialist area such as corporate, commercial property, commercial disputes or construction
  • You will provide legal updates and internal training

 

We are looking for:

  • Qualified solicitor in England and Wales with a PQE of 2+ years*
  • Proven experience in drafting and negotiating a variety of often complex commercial contracts
  • You may be a commercial generalist but our client is also interested in lawyers from other specialist areas such as commercial property, construction, commercial litigation or corporate if you are happy to get involved in general commercial matters alongside your specialist area
  • Previous experience working in-house or with a well-regarded law firm
  • Committed, driven and able to work autonomously as well as part of a team
  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to work at a strategic level

 

 

Package on Offer:

  • Attractive base salary
  • Bonus
  • Car allowance or alternatively an electric company car
  • Pension contribution
  • Critical illness cover
  • Family health cover
  • 33 days holiday (including bank) plus opportunity to purchase 5 more
  • Free lunch

 

 

Apply:

 

If you are interested in this Legal Counsel position, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Phoebe Bell. 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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