Senior Legal Counsel

Arbuthnot Yon
West Midlands
20 Sep 2023
18 Oct 2023
Full Time

Exciting opportunity for an experienced lawyer to join a leading international business where you will lead on a range of operational legal, company secretarial and governance projects. Based in the West Midlands hybrid working.

Arbuthnot Yon are working exclusively with a UK heritage brand which operates across the UK, Europe and Asia and is part of a global conglomerate. The business is going through an exciting period of change, growth and modernisation encompassing sustainable innovation, and R&D and technology projects that require support from the legal team.

Forming part of a UK based Legal team and reporting into the General Counsel, you will work closely with stakeholders and advise across a range of legal, company secretarial & governance areas with a focus on:

  • operational legal matters: drafting, negotiating, and advising on a full range of commercial contracts - supply and procurement contracts, distribution agreements, technology, and customer contracts. Plus supporting the business with wider legal areas such marketing, IP, disputes and compliance.
  • company secretarial and governance areas: you will lead on company secretarial and governance projects. This will encompass working closely with the General Counsel, Board and shareholders to review and implement governance programmes, leading on corporate restructures, coordinating board and committee meetings, drafting board minutes and resolutions and advising on day-to-day company secretarial matters.

We are keen to hear from lawyers who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and love what they do!

Due to the varied nature of this business, you will thrive on working across different legal areas and you will be able to operate at both a strategic and operational level.

We are keen to hear from lawyers with both legal and company secretarial & governance experience as well as a lawyer who would like to expand their experience in company secretarial and governance areas.

West Midlands based with hybrid working.

For further information please contact Victoria Moore at Arbuthnot Yon on or 07971666134

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