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Legal Counsel - EMEA

BCL Legal In-House
England, Lancashire
£50000 - £70000 per annum + company car, pension, healthcare etc.
Closing date
4 Jul 2024

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

Job Details


Our client is a diversified manufacturing company that produces innovative products and solutions that are used globally in many industrial and consumer settings. It is a multinational organisation with a strong focus on ethics and sustainability, and treating its employees fairly.

Legal Counsel - EMEA:

This new role reports into the Regional Counsel, EMEA and has come about due to growth and a period of global expansion for the company. The role is located in Lancashire and hybrid working is available.

Working closely with the Regional Counsel, as Legal Counsel - EMEA you will provide a broad range of legal and commercial advice to stakeholders in Europe, as well as support on wider global company projects.

Specific responsibilities include: drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts; supporting other specialist colleagues in compliance areas; managing outside counsel; offering strategic and practical non-legal advice; coordinating with legal colleagues in the US and Asia; and generally advising various group companies and stakeholders on a broad range of legal, regulatory and compliance matters in the EMEA region.

What's on offer:

As well as high quality work and the opportunity to work alongside a high calibre and experienced Senior Counsel, our client is offering a competitive basic salary + 7% employer pension contribution, private medical and death in service cover.

About you:

If you are a c. 1-3 years' PQE solicitor looking to move in-house into industry, this role provides an excellent opportunity to make the transition into industry.

Our client is open to applications from general commercial and contracts solicitors or those with experience in commercial litigation, construction, projects or similar commercial and contractual disciplines.

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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