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Corporate/Commercial Senior Counsel | 12-month FTC

Taylor Root
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
Company/Commercial, Corporate
4-6 Years, 7+ Years

Job Details

Taylor Root is working with a FTSE 250, leading brand in the FMCG sector, who are looking to hire a Senior Legal Counsel from September for a 12 month Fixed Term Contract.

The Role:

Reporting into the Associate General Counsel, you will be handling a varied corporate and commercial role.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Drafting and negotiating a range of commercial agreements;
  • Supporting the procurement team and handling supplier agreements (i.e. packaging, logistics, supply chain, IT, and advertising);
  • Supporting different business teams incl. finance, treasury and tax;
  • Handling ESG-related matters;
  • Providing company secretarial and corporate governance support; and,
  • Supporting on general day-to-day corporate work and ad hoc M&A.

This is a terrific opportunity for somebody who has a generalist corporate/commercial skillset, and who's keen to gain broad in-house exposure with a reputable and highly-regarded business. You'll be joining a very personable and collegiate team.

Profile requirements:

  • Corporate/commercial solicitor ideally with at least 6 years' post qualification experience;
  • In-house experience is desirable;
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to deliver advice pragmatically;
  • Proactive and hands-on approach.

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Established in the 1980s, Taylor Root is now widely recognised as being one of the world’s leading legal recruiters. Operating out of offices in the UK, Dubai, Asia and Australia, we are ideally placed to assist law firms, banks and companies with their legal recruitment on an international basis. Taylor Root has a strong track record in the recruitment of: Heads of legal and legal advisers; Law firm associates and partners; Contract/locum lawyers; Paralegals; Company secretaries and Compliance professionals.

We regularly recruit for positions in all of the following regions: Western and Eastern Europe; The Middle East; Asia including Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, mainland China and Bangkok; Australia and New Zealand, across The Caribbean and Offshore locations. .

In areas such as Project Finance, Derivatives or Capital Markets, where an international search is appropriate, our offices aim to provide truly global coverage and deliver a comprehensive candidate shortlist.

Through hard work, a professional and ethical approach, and not being afraid to be objective, Taylor Root continues to foster excellent, long-term candidate and client relationships throughout all of its offices.

Taylor Root is a member of The SR Group. The SR Group is a specialist recruitment consultancy dedicated to raising standards in the business environments that we serve. The sectors we cover include tax, legal, human resources, marketing, professional support and executive search, dealing with a substantial number of the world's leading professional partnerships, multi-national corporations and international banking groups as well as small to medium sized developing organisations.

For more information please contact your nearest office:

5 Fleet Place


T: +44 (0)20 7415 2828

Suite 614, Liberty House
P.O. Box 506739
Dubai, UAE
T: +9714 448 7770

1918 Hutchison House
10 Harcourt Road Central
Hong Kong
T: +852 2973 6333

Level 15, Prudential Tower
30 Cecil Street
Singapore 049712

T: +65 6420 0500

Level 12, 25 Bligh Street
Sydney NSW 2000
T: +61 (0)2 9236 9000

Level 4
520 Collins Street
Victoria, 3000
T: +61 (0)3 8610 8400

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