Sole Legal Counsel - Commercial Lawyer

Recruiter
QED Legal
Location
Wembley
Salary
£100000 - £125000 per annum, Benefits: Additional benefits
Posted
01 Dec 2023
Closes
08 Dec 2023
Ref
SC43345E
Contact
Simon Campbell
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Company/Commercial
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level
Our client is looking for a Sole Legal Counsel / Commercial Lawyer to join their busy and growing business. This is a varied and interesting role with a focus on drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts and agreements.

As the business’ Sole Legal Counsel & Head of Legal , you will be involved in varied and challenging work and play a key role in decisions.

This is a good opportunity for a Senior Legal Counsel to step up into a Head of Legal position for the first time.

Based in Wembley, right by the stadium our client is looking for people who would be in the office the majority of the time. 

The ideal candidate will:
  • Be a UK qualified solicitor with at least 5 years PQE
  • Have a strong grounding in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts
  • Help the company on a wide range of other legal matters such as compliance, data protection, employment / HR issues and commercial property
  • Be an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills and a commercial / business outlook to their work
In-house experience would be desirable, but the client would consider a private practice lawyer looking to move in-house who could point to good business and commercial skills.

Our client envisages that candidates with at least 5 years PQE will have the relevant skills / knowledge for this position, however this has been given as an approximate guide for applicants and our client is happy to consider the applications of candidates who fall outside of this PQE range but who have the relevant experience.

For more information on this great in-house opportunity please contact Simon Campbell at QED Legal. If this position isn’t for you but you know someone who could be suitable then please let us know. We offer a reward fee for any successful referrals. For full details please see our website.

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