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Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel

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Location:
Manchester
Salary:
£60,000.00
Sector:
In House
Posted:
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:
MaL/59095

Description

Senior Counsel
Our client is a FTSE 250 business and their product is world class. They are a global business with offices across The USA, Asia and Europe. Their products are used in many industry sectors including healthcare, aerospace and electronics.

With a great management team in place the company is doing very well with strong growth anticipated. As such they are looking for a lawyer to join with principle responsibility to provide commercial legal advice to colleagues based in HQ and its group of companies.

The role will involve opportunities to visit overseas and UK sites.

The ideal candidate will have the confidence to work with internal clients and ability to communicate at all levels.

Role: key responsibility areas are:
- Drafting and negotiating commercial agreements
- Providing commercially focused legal advice
- Providing training and coaching to colleagues on key legal areas which are applicable and will impact the business
- Contributing to management of business and legal risk
- There will be scope to develop and gain experience in other areas ie Co Sec, M&A

This is a perfect role for a lawyer already in-house who is looking for greater levels of responsibility/ levels of work or a private practice lawyer who has been waiting for a role of this kind to arise in the market so that they can make the move from private practice to in-house.

Our client is looking for the following:

- Commercial experience in well regarded firm or experience of working in a small in-house legal team
- Strong technical legal skills
- 3 years' PQE with exposure to company and commercial law
- Experience of advising on commercial law
- Ability to work in a small team and autonomously
- Knowledge of key areas of law - ability to provide clear, precise practical and pragmatic advice to all aspects of the business
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

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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