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Legal Counsel 2+PQE

Hays Legal
England, Bristol
£40000.0 - £68000.0 per annum + £Dependent on experience
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

Job Details

Your new role

Our client is recruiting for a commercial In-House Solicitor to join their Legal Team in Bristol, reporting directly into the Senior Legal Counsel. You will be providing services and support to the companies within the Group and will work in collaboration with the other departments on contracts, due diligence and project work. They operate a hybrid working model, with 2 days in the office and 3 days working from home.

This is a great opportunity if you are looking for your first in house role, or if you are already in house and looking for a new challenge.

What you'll need to succeed

You will have commercial contracts knowledge, drafting and negotiation skills and a demonstrable ability to provide legal advice in an appropriate and timely manner. You will be a solicitor with circa 2-5 years PQE and will have trained in either an in-house environment or a recognised commercial law firm.

You will have:

* Commercial contracts knowledge, drafting and negotiation skills.
* Strong technical knowledge.
* Good commercial awareness.
* Excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships.
* An understanding of the effects of key regulatory issues on contractual terms.
* Ability to make commercial decisions quickly and confidently.
* Experience within Financial Services or another regulated sector is desirable but not essential.
* Experience in employment law, data protection and intellectual property law is beneficial but not essential.

What you'll get in return

This is a great opportunity if you are looking to develop your in house career within an ever-growing and dynamic environment. Please contact Sheldon Carlisle at Hays Legal for further information on this opportunity.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Hays Legal provides an integrated recruitment solution to the UK's Legal and Company Secretarial sectors. Working across a nationwide network of offices, we offer employers and jobseekers a highly specialised recruitment service for permanent and interim positions across all business sectors, skill sets and levels of seniority.

We have a proven track record spanning almost 20 years in all areas of Legal and Company Secretarial recruitment, from one-off contingency requirements through to large-scale recruitment campaigns and wider employee management solutions.

We offer confidential, expert advice on job opportunities, compensation, business plans and exit strategies pertinent to professionals considering a move. We have the ear of key decision makers across all our clients and we have been instrumental in introducing and placing hundreds of fee earners and company secretaries into a vast array of organisations. From blue chip corporates, national and international firms through to niche practices, we have deep knowledge of the legal company secretary market.

If an organisation has strategic growth plans or needs incisive market analysis, we are often consulted as a first point of contact.

Company info
020 3465 0139
107 Cheapside
United Kingdom

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