Legal Counsel

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Posted 19 days ago
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Area of Law:
In House
Reference Number:
6th March 2019
Company: Our client is UK-based global supplier of healthcare and specialist industrial products. It has operations across the UK, Europe, Asia and the United States, and its extensive line of products have many applications and are used by clients in wide variety of healthcare and industry sectors. The company is looking to enhance its in-house legal services to ensure that the needs of the business are addressed in terms of legal risk, legislation and regulatory compliance. Accordingly, a new Legal Counsel role has been created at the company's head office in Greater Manchester. Role: Working alongside the General Counsel & Company Secretary and Senior Group Legal Counsel, the role of Legal Counsel will see you undertake a broad general commercial caseload. Key responsibilities will include: drafting and negotiating commercial agreements; providing commercially focused legal advice; providing training and coaching on key legal areas for the business; contributing to the management of business and legal risk; managing the intellectual property portfolio; and generally supporting on a wide variety of legal matters, both in the UK and internationally. About You: Applications are encouraged from recently qualified (0-2 years' PQE) commercial solicitors, or Chartered Legal Executive lawyers, with specific exposure to company and commercial law. You should possess strong academics, good commercial acumen, and have gained commercial experience in a well regarding law firm or in-house legal department. Benefits: In exchange for your hard work and dedication, our client is offering a competitive package which includes: basic salary, company car allowance, bonus, pension, private healthcare and 25 days holiday (with the option to buy/sell 5 more). You will also be given the opportunity to work on a highly varied and interesting general commercial caseload, below two experienced solicitors who are keen to develop and progress talent - making this a great role or your career development. If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us. If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. For a full list of jobs you can also visit the BCL job search page. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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