Senior Legal Counsel

Location
England, South Yorkshire
Salary
car, bonus, pension
Posted
13 Sep 2022
Closes
11 Oct 2022
Ref
TF/104961
Contact
Tom Fleet
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level

THE BUSINESS

An exceptional opportunity has arisen to join a major UK business group, operating across numerous related sectors. With a turnover in the hundreds of millions and several thousand employees, the group already has a well established legal team, and are looking to compliment this with the addition of a Senior Legal Counsel to the business.

THE ROLE

This is a diverse commercial role, supporting key divisions within the group. You will give wide ranging legal advice across a range of legal matters, often with an international flavor. This might include drafting, negotiating and advising on significant heavyweight commercial contracts, corporate activity, IP matters, compliance issues, and there will likely be a significant technology element to the work. This high calibre legal team (6 lawyers) is well regarded within the organisation, and this role will interact on a daily basis with senior stakeholders

ABOUT YOU

You'll need to be a commercially astute lawyer, with strong technical legal skills. You'll be working alongside senior management and directors, and be supported by junior Legal Counsel, so you'll need and exceptional communication abilities. You'll enjoy working with little supervision and a high level of autonomy, able to take the initiative, and helping make business critical decisions.
You'll likely possess at least 6 years pqe, gained from a reputable commercial law firm, and ideally some in house experience. A commercial, corporate, projects or similar background would be the most useful skillset for this role.

ADDITIONAL

With West Yorkshire based headquarters, and several other office locations across the north, they embrace hybrid working, 2 days a week in the office being the norm. A strong remuneration package will include a bonus and car allowance.


BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.

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