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Legal Counsel

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Location:
Northamptonshire
Salary:
Negotiable
Sector:
In House
Posted:
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:
TS/62985A/ZB

Description

A leading retail group, listed on the FTSE 250 and comprising of a number of household name brands, is seeking a 2 - 5 years' PQE commercial lawyer to join the team as Legal Counsel at their Head Office in Northampton.

Reporting directly to the Head of Corporate and Commercial Services, this role sits within a large, established team and provides commercial legal advice to the various businesses and central functions in the Group.

The Role

Key responsibilities for Legal Counsel include:
- Drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial contract for the numerous businesses in the group;
- Providing legal advice to the Group's central functions and answering any ad hoc queries;
- Managing contentious disputes as they arise;
- Preparing and delivering training to the non-legal teams;
- Building and maintaining good relationships with key stakeholders and management; and
- Instructing and managing the groups external legal panel when necessary.

The Person

You will be a 2 - 5 year PQE lawyer with strong experience in negotiating and drafting commercial contracts. You will have a clear desire to work in-house and have the commercial acumen to provide clear, succinct legal advice to the various parts of the Group, as well as the communication skills and confidence to advise all levels of management on key legal issues.

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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