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Legal Counsel UK

Legal Counsel UK

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Location:
West Midlands
Salary:
Negotiable
Sector:
In House
Posted:
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:
VM/49175

Description

My client is global manufacturing and engineering business with net sales in excess of £15bn globally, 80,000 employees worldwide in over 55 counties.

A new opportunity has been created for a lawyer to join the UK business as the Legal Counsel for the UK reporting into the UK MD and the Group GC. The role of the UK Legal Counsel is to ensure that high quality and pragmatic legal advice is provided to the Board of Directors, Management and all units of the UK companies of the group.

This is likely to cover areas such as:

* Legal Advice: A range of commercial, contractual and corporate issue. This will include reviewing and advising senior and operational management in Sales, Marketing, Purchasing, Logistics, Finance and HR. Attending meetings with key customers to assist and advice on and negotiate terms and conditions. You will also take a lead on corporate acquisitions and disposals with external assistance when required.
* Compliance: Working closely with the European Compliance Manager ensuring the implementation of compliance standards of the Group taking into account the local environment.

This is an opportunity that offers everything from high class working conditions, a technologically advanced product portfolio, collegiate work environment and a company positioned for growth. With this comes the need for a highly commercial and down to earth lawyer to assist the company with its commercial endeavours.

It is envisaged that the successful candidate will have a strong commercial law background and be used to working at a senior level. Whether currently working in-house or in private practice what is of prime importance is that you are able to convey real commercial and business acumen.

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
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