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Legal Counsel

Chadwick Nott - London
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£50000 - £80000 per annum
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
1-3 Years, 4-6 Years, 7+ Years

Job Details

Legal Counsel

Our client, an engineering and technology company are recruiting for an exciting opportunity as a Legal Counsel to join their busy Legal Team.

The role:

Will be to provide legal advice and support to the business at all levels and across a broad range of sectors.

The Legal Team's objective is to be a trusted advisor to the business. The role involves reviewing, drafting and negotiating a wide variety of commercial agreements. Due to the varied nature of the organisations work, there is a requirement for general advisory work on matters including intellectual property and data protection. The successful candidate will also be involved in the preparation of precedent documents, providing legal support for internal projects and engaging with the wider Legal Team

Essential requirements:

  • A qualified commercial solicitor with at least 4 years PQE either in private practice or in-house.
  • Experience in reviewing, drafting and negotiating commercial agreements, including supply terms, framework agreements, memorandums of understanding and subcontracts.
  • Ability to provide training and guidance to team members and the business on relevant legal developments.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and the ability to confidently interact with project teams, senior management and external parties.
  • Strong ability to work to challenging timeframes and under pressure.
  • Ability to work well independently, coupled with strong interpersonal skills and a willingness to participate in a collaborative team environment.

Desirable requirements:

  • Experience advising on intellectual property issues and data protection matters.
  • Experience of advising on Government Framework Agreements, NEC contracts and MOD DEFCONs

This will be a hybrid role requiring 2-3 days based in one of their UK offices which Includes Manchester, Leatherhead, Bristol or Glasgow.

Competitive Salary available.

If you feel this role is of interest please send your CV for consideration.

*Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.


Our business is about you. Helping you find the right job. We’ve been in the recruitment industry for 20 years, so we’re confident we can make a real difference to your career prospects. Over half of our business is repeat or recommended business – candidates returning for their next career move or recommending their colleagues to us. We like it like that.




But that’s not enough. We want to improve our legal recruitment service every day, every week, and every year, to ensure your success.




Our depth and breadth of experience means we already know the legal recruitment market inside out. And our industry-leading training programme fully prepares candidates for what lies ahead in a law career. So, as a lawyer, you can trust us when you need to take the next step.




We see things from your perspective. Nearly all our staff have legal training, and many have actually practised as solicitors. Which means you benefit from their in-depth knowledge of local markets, and specialist legal recruitment advice from consultants with first-hand, relevant experience.




Of course we take your career extremely seriously. We’ve worked long and hard to build trust and rapport with our clients and candidates, and all our dealings are treated with utmost confidence. We have a reputation for being proactive and well connected in the legal profession, and we’re always determined to achieve the best possible outcome for you.




For more information about how we can assist you please visit or call us in confidence on 0800 0121 848



Company info
0203 096 4540
4th Floor
9 Devonshire Sqaure

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