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Senior Legal Counsel - Commercial

Employer
QED Legal
Location
London
Salary
£75000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits: Additional bonus & benefits
Closing date
7 Jun 2024
Reference
SC44778F

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House, Barristers, In-House
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Company/Commercial
PQE
4-6 Years, 7+ Years

Job Details

Our global client is looking for a Senior Commercial Lawyer / Senior Legal Counsel to join their busy in-house legal department. They are looking for a commercial lawyer with strong experience of complex commercial contract drafting and negotiation. You will get full support to develop your technical & commercial skills, while having opportunities to progress within the team.

Remote Working Opportunity - The head office is based in London and they would consider candidates who can come into the office two to three days a week. If candidates wanted to work in the office more that too is possible.

The ideal candidate for this position will:
  • Be a qualified solicitor with strong experience of complex commercial contract drafting and negotiation
  • Ideally have experience of data, digital and technology matters
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a commercial / business outlook to their work
  • Join a highly regarded and successful in-house legal team dealing with interesting, multi-jurisdictional work
  • Be between 2 - 8 years PQE
Our client envisages that candidates with between 2 to 8 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.

Company

As a recruiter you have to network and speak to large amounts of people and lots of law firms to really understand the market and have the connections to match people with opportunity quickly when the time arises. A good recruiter needs to be Quick, Excellent and Dynamic in everything that they do. Allow the team at QED to demonstrate what they can do for your career.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
• Partner moves – both full equity and fixed share equity
• Team moves
• Firm Mergers / Bolt-on’s
• Succession / retirement planning
• In House Counsel
• Patent / Trademark Attorneys
• Other jurisdictions – placing lawyers into and from other countries
• Professional Support Lawyers
• Associate moves – focusing not just on team and culture fit but also client and work quality and room for future advancement.
• Assistant moves – lawyers cannot afford to make mistakes with their career moves. In the crucial early years exposure to the correct mentor and clients is essential.
• Legal professionals – FILEX, MILEX, ILEX, Licenced Conveyancers, paralegals, legal assistants and fee earners
• Support services - practice managers, COLP / COFA – regulatory and compliance, office managers, IT developers, case management specialists, law costs draftsmen and negotiators, legal secretaries, legal cashiers

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