Legal Counsel

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Posted 30+ days ago
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Company: Our Cheshire based client is a listed global manufacturing company. It serves customers in multiple industries and focuses on bringing to market innovative new technologies. Supporting, advising and protecting the company is a dedicated in-house Legal team made up of experienced in-house counsel. Integral to the company's success, the In-house Legal Department is a valued and respected function within the organisation. Legal Counsel role: To support the legal department in the provision of its services, our client seeks to recruit a Legal Counsel on a permanent and full-time basis. Working on global legal matters affecting the UK, EMEA and AsiaPac territories, as Legal Counsel you will be responsible for a broad caseload of commercial (c. 70%) and corporate (c. 30%) matters. Specific duties and responsibilities include: - day to day commercial legal advice on all matters and all divisions; - drafting and negotiating a wide variety of commercial agreements including supply, purchase, agency, distribution, collaborations, confidentiality, consultancy and tenders; - assisting with M&A and internal group restructuring projects; - dealing with company secretarial matters including Annual Meeting documentation; company records and minute books; and drafting various resolutions for companies in the group; - providing ad hoc legal support to other corporate functions whilst working to build strong relationships with internal contacts at all levels within the business; - assisting with certain administrative tasks to support the functioning of the legal team; - and assisting with other ad hoc matters as required. Person: Our client is looking for an NQ-3 years' PQE solicitor with a desire to work in a fast paced international business, undertaking a varied, challenging and interesting commercial and corporate caseload. Individuals with commercial contracts and/or corporate experience are encouraged to apply, and our client will also consider applications from qualified solicitor with other commercial experience - e.g. commercial litigation, commercial property, construction, projects etc. Package: Competitive basic salary, bonus, healthcare, pension, death in service, sharesave and 25 days annual leave. Location: Our client's Chershire offices are easily accessible and commutable by car from Warrington, Chester, Wirral and further afield. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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