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Legal Counsel

Robert Walters
England, London
£80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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

Job Details

Excellent opportunity for a lawyer to join this in-house legal team, taking on a broad mix of corporate and commercial work.

You will be part of the legal team in the UK, working from the head office of a highly successful international business.

You will be responsible for delivering commercial and legal advice across the world. You will report into the General Counsel, also UK based and work closely with management across all areas of the business, you will advise on a variety of legal and commercial affairs across the group.

The role will include:

  • Structuring and negotiating M&A and other commercial transactions, including acquisitions, joint ventures and major client agreements
  • Advising on related commercial, intellectual property, real estate, employment matters and intra-group structuring
  • Working either autonomously or in multidisciplinary teams, it is essential that you are commercially astute and are capable of managing risk, with the ability to resolve complex matters involving multiple interests
  • Able to quickly gain the trust of stakeholders through the ability to advise in a calm and diplomatic fashion
  • You will be a UK qualified lawyer with at least three years' post qualified experience gained from a leading law firm and/or a similar international company

Please apply for further information about this exciting role.

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:

Company info
020 7379 3333
11 Slingsby Place
St Martin¹s Courtyard
United Kingdom

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