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Legal Counsel (French Speaking)

Robert Walters
England, London, City of London
Competitive Salary
Closing date
19 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

Reporting to the Managing Counsel, key responsibilities will include:

  • Review, revise, draft, coordinate and help negotiate documents for internal clients across global offices.
  • Coordinate communication with and between firm's clients, internal stakeholders, in-house counsel, outside professionals and service providers.
  • Assist with compliance and risk management matters coordinated by the Legal Team.
  • Support internal teams with issues relating to human resources, employment matters and recruitment.
  • Manage litigation matters and other general practice issues.
  • Supporting consultants and the leadership team with matters relating to client engagements.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes:

  • UK or French-qualified lawyer with at least 2-5 PQE, gained from a reputable law firm or already in-house at a management consultancy or similar-paced business environment.
  • Must be fluent in English and French (ideally familiarity with using the language in a business context).
  • Experience drafting, reviewing, and negotiating commercial contracts.
  • Business/project management experience or other practical business experience preferred.
  • High level of accuracy, attention to detail, excellent proofreading skills.
  • Ability to interact professionally with diverse groups at all levels.
  • Proven problem-solving skills and ability to meet deadlines under tight time frames.

This is an exciting opportunity in a diverse legal team! For further information, please reach out via email (

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates


Established in 1985, the Robert Walters Group is one of the world’s leading specialist professional recruitment consultancies with an international network of 44 offices in 21 countries. In the UK we specialise in the placement of permanent, contract and temporary positions across all levels of seniority and recruits across the accounting, finance, banking, IT, HR, legal, sales & marketing, secretarial and support disciplines.

Our specialist legal recruitment division provides a complete, fully integrated service that focuses on the placement of legal professionals into private practice, in-house and the public sector markets. Jobs at all degrees of seniority are covered, from newly-qualified lawyers to partner level, either on a locum, contract or permanent assignment basis.

Our extensive global network of offices allows us to place UK qualified lawyers overseas and internationally qualified lawyers in the UK. As part of the Robert Walters brand, the legal division is recognised worldwide and is associated with great expertise in our field and an unshakeable commitment to providing the best possible service.

For further information about the career prospects we can offer you, please visit our website:

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020 7379 3333
11 Slingsby Place
St Martin¹s Courtyard

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