Legal Counsel

Recruiter
All.SPACE
Location
Reading, Berkshire (GB)
Salary
Negotiable + Benefits
Posted
09 Jan 2023
Closes
06 Feb 2023
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Company/Commercial
Experience Level
Mid Level

We are looking for an enthusiastic mid-level in-house Legal Counsel to support our business at a time of rapid growth and expansion. You will need to be comfortable handling a very varied workload autonomously in a fast-paced environment.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to gain exceptional experience in a company developing cutting-edge technology at an exciting stage of its development.

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic mid-level in-house Legal Counsel to support our business at a time of rapid growth and expansion. You will need to be comfortable handling a very varied workload autonomously in a fast-paced environment.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to gain exceptional experience in a company developing cutting-edge technology at an exciting stage of its development.

 

Responsibilities

Reporting into our General Counsel, you will enjoy a varied role with a high level of responsibility for the negotiation of commercial contracts as well as providing legal advice and support in a number of other areas as required by the business. No two days will ever be the same but a general outline of what you can expect is as follows:

 

  • Negotiating and drafting commercial contracts and supporting commercial and procurement functions in the negotiation and documentation of those contracts for international suppliers, customers and partners
  • Supporting the development of standard form agreements across the business Supporting the design and implementation of company policies and procedures Promoting legal, compliance and risk management best practice throughout the company
  • Engaging with and advising key stakeholders in each department
  • Monitoring legislative and regulatory changes, and advising the business on the risks and opportunities these present Drafting and negotiating non-disclosure agreements Delivering training for the business and providing support, legal updates and guidance to different business functions on contractual matters Supporting on company secretarial matters (UK and US), including carrying out the necessary filings at Companies House in the UK
  • Assisting with IP related matters where required
  • Staying up-to-date with changes to legislation, particularly in relation to laws, rules and regulations that directly affect our business and specific industry

Requirements

  • 4+ years’ experience, ideally in private practice and with some in-house experience
  • Sound understanding and knowledge of commercial and corporate law Strong communication and presentation skills Excellent negotiating and drafting skills
  • Ability to build and maintain strong professional relationships across the business
  • Ability to communicate complex legal issues and risks in terms that non-legal colleagues can understand Ability to work independently

 

 

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