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In House Legal Counsel - Hargreaves

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Location:
County Durham
Salary:
Negotiable
Sector:
In House
Posted:
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:
TF/61053

Description


IN HOUSE LEGAL COUNSEL, DURHAM

THE COMPANY
Hargreaves Services plc delivers key projects and services in the infrastructure, energy and property sectors. We are a Durham headquartered, AIM listed business, with over 2000 employees spread around the world, delivering a broad range of projects and services.
THE ROLE
Our legal team has grown in recent years, and is well regarded within the business for delivering high quality and commercially focussed legal advice. We are now looking to hire an additional lawyer to the team. You will report into the General Counsel and take on a commercially focused role, which will incorporate significant exposure to the senior management team. The main remit of this position will focus on a range of high value general commercial contracts, often with an international flavour, and there will additionally be involvement with major projects, property matters, litigation, joint ventures, mergers and strategic initiatives on an ad hoc basis
ABOUT YOU
You will be a lawyer with a track record in ‘business law’ environment (be that from a contracts, corporate, projects or property background). You will probably possess at least 3-7 years’ pqe, ideally gained at a major commercial law firm or well respected in house team. Although we are open on your area of specialism, what is key for us is your personality. We are looking for an individual with a positive ‘can do’ attitude who shows the ability to adapt in a commercially driven environment. The key criteria for this role are to be pragmatic and commercially minded, and to be comfortable in a fast moving and dynamic business. You will also need excellent inter-personal skills and a demonstrable ability to work effectively as part of a team. Additionally, the business uses the support of a number of City law firms and so you will need to be adept at instructing external counsel.
BENEFITS
An attractive package to reflect your experience is offered, as is an outstanding opportunity to take on an interesting in house legal role, with diverse, high quality commercial work in a dynamic business environment.
For further information please contact our exclusively retained recruiter, Tom Fleet at BCL Legal on 0113 323 4909 (out of hours 07800 846 855). Email: tomfleet@bcllegal.com
All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to BCL Legal for consideration.

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