In-House Legal Counsel

England, West Midlands
£60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
10 Jan 2023
07 Feb 2023
JN -102022-285409
Bethany Machon
Full Time
Practice Areas
Experience Level
Junior Level

The day to day role will involve:

  • Covering a broad range of commercial contract matters including drafting, negotiating and advising on a broad range of contract matters, such as customer and supplier agreements, sales agreements, outsourcing agreements, supply chain, changes to standard terms, , third party, etc
  • Supporting senior lawyers with complex agreements and transactions
  • Act as a business partner to improve service delivery to key internal stakeholders
  • Lead, support and collaborate with range of colleagues to meet a variety of legal needs and support business goals, providing commercial and pragmatic solutions at pace in a complex environment
  • Working in collaboration with other members of the Legal team, to continuously improve the Legal Operating Model and drive innovation
  • Provide advice and support to the business across corporate governence, compliance, GDPR and dispute resolution.
  • Support the procurement and supply chain departments with commercial contract matters
  • Deliver legal training to the business

The suitable candidate:

  • UK qualified Solicitor or Barrister
  • Ideally 1-3 years + PQE
  • Trained with a reputable law firm an d then worked in-house or had exposure via a secondment with an in-house organisation
  • A positive 'can-do' approach to their work.
  • A willingness to build on legal skills and knowledge through ongoing professional development and attendance of relevant courses
  • Strong sense of team
  • Inclusion, collaboration and partnership
  • Sound communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and adapt to changing business priorities
  • Have had exposure to either manufacturing, logistics or food/FMCG sectors

The role offers a competitive salary and package, which includes a car allowance, pension contribution, bonus, private medical, plus the flexibility of a hybrid working model.

If you are interested in applying for exciting opportunity, please email your CV

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