Sole Counsel / Company Solicitor

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Posted 25 days ago
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In House
Reference Number:
23rd May 2019
Company: Our client is an innovative technology services company with a market leading online product. Within its sector, it is the no.1 company in the UK, and internationally the company has an established presence in the USA. Further expansion into other territories, through both organic growth and acquisitions, is planned. Based in 'cool' offices in Manchester's Northern Quarter, our client is a well established and employee friendly employer that retains its entrepreneurial roots. The company operates a collegiate, non-hierarchical and customer focused culture, and employees are encouraged to get involved and to have an opinion. Role - Sole Counsel / Company Solicitor: This is a superb opportunity for a (Senior) Legal Counsel , or similar level private practice solicitor, to join a 'tech' company as its first in-house counsel. Supporting the Founder, Operations Director and the wider leadership team on matters throughout the company, the Sole Counsel / Company Solicitor will have a high degree of autonomy and responsibility covering a broad range of legal affairs. Specific duties are expected to include: commercial law and advice; terms and conditions; corporate governance; IP, patents and licensing; dispute resolution; GDPR and data protection; as well as matters related to the international business and further global expansion. In addition to the legal work you undertake in-house, you will also have the opportunity to get involved in business decisions, commercial and legal strategy and business critical projects. About you: Applicants applying for the Sole Counsel / Company Solicitor role are anticipated to have between 3-7 years' PQE, although more will be considered, ideally gained within the commercial department of a leading regional, national or international law firm, or equivalent in-house department. Benefits: Our client is offering a competitive basic salary, private healthcare, 5% pension contribution and flexible benefits package - gym, season ticket loan etc. 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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