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Senior Legal Counsel

Senior Legal Counsel

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Location:
Manchester
Salary:
£75,000.00
Sector:
In House
Posted:
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:
MaL/59219

Description

Senior Commercial Counsel
One of Manchester's most iconic companies is looking for a senior commercial lawyer to join the legal team. This is a company that really values it's in-house legal team. The role will involve the following:

* Responsibility for the negotiation and execution of legal contracts relating to company-wide, multi-million pound outsourcing projects, including IT, Telecoms and Consultancy services;
* Responsibility for managing external panel law firms, including managing these firms against pre-agreed project costs and service levels, both general and project-specific;
* Embedding the Commercial legal department into the business via the implementation of standardised operating procedures and company-wide education to ensure best practice is delivered from the outset of any project;
* Advising on internal corporate governance matters;
* Ensuring, on an as-requested basis, that transactions comply with legal and regulatory requirements and corporate governance requirements.
* Acting as legal advisor to the Executive Committee ("ExCo") and senior management of the organisation, preparing and delivering board papers as required;
* Management and mitigation of legal risk;
* Providing general legal advice to entities and departments;
* Producing and maintaining standard terms and conditions, master agreements and other relevant legal templates;
* Keeping up to date on proposed legal and regulatory changes which affect the organisation and the wider sector in general.

This is a role for a mid to senior commercial lawyer who has the tenacity and ability to work within a large organisation - making sure legal is involved where and when it needs to be!

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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