BCL Legal Recruitment
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In house legal counsel - Corporate

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Leeds and West Yorkshire
In House
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Permanent role
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This highly successful and well known company has an established and sizeable in house legal team that has increased in importance and size over the past few years. It has a strong and positive culture as a place to work and attracted high calibre lawyers to work as in house legal counsel.

There is a current need to recruit an in house counsel with a corporate law background. Given the scale of the business and ambitions, there will always be a significant amount of corporate activity you will need to be a lawyer with a primary skillset in corporate law, and you should be comfortable leading acquisitions and transactions such as joint ventures and re-organisations. There might also be some heavyweight commercial transactions which could require your input. You'll work closely with the commercial directors and multi disciplinary teams and so you'll need to demonstrate experience of managing projects and negotiations with third party suppliers.

You'll be a qualified lawyer (solicitor or qualified by experience) with good experience in corporate law. You'll probably possess at least 5 years' pqe to have gained the knowledge required to undertake this role You'll need to be confident and professional, and have exceptional communication skills. Whilst you'll be part of a wider team, you'll also need to work under your own initiative, under pressure and to tight timescales, and so you'll need excellent organisational skills.

On offer is a very competitive salary, and bonus scheme, commensurate with skills and experience, a healthy company pension scheme, permanent health insurance and life assurance. They have a very strong and positive culture and ethos. This could prove an excellent opportunity for a corporate lawyer looking to move away from the private practice culture, to work for one business.

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