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Legal Counsel

BCL Legal In-House
benefits, bonus, international travel
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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

Job Details

Join a global, multi-billion pound business as part of a down to earth and close-knit in-house legal team, as a Legal Counsel.

This is an unrivalled opportunity to develop your skills alongside highly experienced, city-trained lawyers, while having genuine flexibility, international travel, and an attractive package.

The Company:

This rapidly growing, global business is known for innovation in delivering high-tech solutions to its diverse customer base.

They have been consistently recognised as an employer focused on wellbeing and professional development, evidenced by numerous employer awards.

Their supportive and dynamic environment offers significant opportunities for growth and advancement, making it an exceptional place to build your career in the long term.

The Role:

This is an excellent opportunity for a Legal Counsel to join a close-knit in-house legal team.

Working closely with senior lawyers, you will gain exposure to varied & intellectually stimulating work, from general commercial contracts to large-scale IT projects, and everything in between. While the team have a UK focus, many of the agreements you will work on have international elements.

The legal team is a vital part of the business, so you can expect to play a valued role in the company's success and be rewarded for the work you put in.

This opportunity would suit you if you are a lawyer in private practice looking for your first in-house legal counsel role. Alternatively, you might be an existing legal counsel looking to join a growing, global business at the forefront of innovation in its sector.

About you:
· This role would suit a commercial lawyer with 2 - 6 years PQE
· Ideally, you will have trained at a reputable private practice law firm
· Applications may be considered from candidates in other practice areas (such as corporate M&A or construction)
· Strong academic track record
· Be a commercially aware individual looking for an opportunity to be a "business partner"

What's on offer?
Salary: negotiable dependant on experience. As a guide, c. £65-75k
Bonus: consistent annual bonus of c. 20%
Flexibility: very hybrid environment. Office attendance is down to individual choice and business need. Typically 1-2 days per week.
Travel: international travel is a requirement of the role.
Other benefits: enhanced employer pension contribution, 25 days annual leave (+ BHs), enhanced parental leave, private medical, etc.

Location: commutable from London, Hertfordshire, Cambridge, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to call me for a confidential chat to discuss the role further.

BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.


BCL Legal  - we are  100% focussed on finding the best lawyers on the market for leading companies based in England

  • Every day since 2003 we have been building our knowledge of which lawyers exist in the market for permanent and temporary requirements.
  • Over 8,000 ‘commercial lawyers’ have asked us to assist them with their career– our expertise is knowing who to call upon for each role that we assist.
  • True experts in our field, with over 2,200 lawyers, company secretaries and compliance professionals placed in-house across the UK since 2003.
  • Each consultant focuses on a particular location, which allows us to truly get to know the lawyers, legal teams and businesses in great detail.
  • Unique involvement with the in-house legal community through free CPD seminars and other added value products.
  • Professional and caring consultants who look to build long term relationships with both clients and candidate lawyers.

Some of the organisations we have assisted:

  • Arriva
  • Asda
  • BAE Systems
  • Bannatyne
  • Bet365
  • Bupa
  • DHL
  • Elior
  • Hermes Parcelnet
  • Holland & Barrett
  • Ilke Homes
  • LEVC
  • London Luton Airport
  • Mercedes Benz
  • Michelin
  • Molson Coors
  • Rolls Royce
  • Sodexo
  • Zuto

To discuss your career in more detail and to find out about the positions we’re working on, please contact Mark Levine, Craig Wilson, Alison McKee, Tom Fleet, Tom Shaw or Josh Mcconnell.

Offices in Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds.

Company info
0161 819 7475
Lancaster Buildings
3rd Floor, 77 Deansgate
Greater Manchester
M3 2BW
United Kingdom

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