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Senior Counsel

Chadwick Nott - In-House
England, London
£100000 - £120000 per annum
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

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

Job Details

Senior Counsel 4+

Expanding energy company is seeking a new corporate lawyer after an acquisition and continued expansion. Reporting to the Chief Counsel, you will form part of a high performing legal team. This energy business operates both nationally and internationally and you will provide support on a broad range of corporate matters.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring that all activities are carried out in a safe manner complying with all regulatory requirements, legislation and procedures
  • Provide legal advice and, when necessary, manage outside legal services on various commercial, regulatory and strategic issues that may affect the Company

The role is broad and will involve a variety of work, including some or all the following activities:

  • Working closely and effectively with the Chief Counsel - Corporate Finance & Corporate Functions in providing accurate and timely legal advice on a broad range of corporate matters. Key clients will include functions across the business such as Marketing & Trading, Strategy, Treasury, Finance, HR, Pensions, Investor Relations, Communications, and others, in relation to their respective global activities.
  • Drafting and negotiating, and supporting the business with driving through to conclusion, a variety of corporate, financing and other commercial contracts (including commercial contracts pertaining to the sale of crude, gas, NGLs and other offtake contracts)
  • Coordinating and managing external counsel where required
  • Performing an integral role in implementing new company processes, products and templates

Currently working either in-house or at a leading law firm, you will be keen to join an outstanding small legal team where you will work directly with senior stakeholders.

If the role is of interest, please contact Brian Littleton at Chadwick Nott on 07919-293351 or at

*Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.


Our business is about you. Helping you find the right job. We’ve been in the recruitment industry for 20 years, so we’re confident we can make a real difference to your career prospects. Over half of our business is repeat or recommended business – candidates returning for their next career move or recommending their colleagues to us. We like it like that.




But that’s not enough. We want to improve our legal recruitment service every day, every week, and every year, to ensure your success.




Our depth and breadth of experience means we already know the legal recruitment market inside out. And our industry-leading training programme fully prepares candidates for what lies ahead in a law career. So, as a lawyer, you can trust us when you need to take the next step.




We see things from your perspective. Nearly all our staff have legal training, and many have actually practised as solicitors. Which means you benefit from their in-depth knowledge of local markets, and specialist legal recruitment advice from consultants with first-hand, relevant experience.




Of course we take your career extremely seriously. We’ve worked long and hard to build trust and rapport with our clients and candidates, and all our dealings are treated with utmost confidence. We have a reputation for being proactive and well connected in the legal profession, and we’re always determined to achieve the best possible outcome for you.




For more information about how we can assist you please visit or call us in confidence on 0800 0121 848


Company info
0117 925 9962

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