Corporate/ Commercial Senior Counsel: Sports Brand

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Posted 14 days ago
Contract Type:
£80,000 - 120,000
Area of Law:
In House
Reference Number:
4th June 2021
Corporate/ Commercial Senior Counsel Brand name in the sports sector is looking to appoint a Corporate/Commercial lawyer - one of 2 new legal recruits into what will be a brilliant 3 lawyer and DP team. This is an amazing business, with a first class product and everything about what they stand for is around having a best in class product - and that is where you come in. Working with the GC you will provide advice on a wide range of legal matters affecting the operations of the business but with a particular focus on commercial, general corporate and governance and partnership arrangements. This role will be ideal for a corporate lawyer looking to branch out in-house into a more commercial role. Areas of Responsibility · Working alongside the General Counsel on major transactions, including M&A and fundraising and strategic initiatives. · Reviewing, negotiating and drafting the terms of a broad range of corporate agreements. · Review third party corporate documents and interpret and advise the business in connection with any corporate documents. · Supporting the business with governance initiatives including the provision of shareholder support on governance related matters. · Attending meetings as required and providing updates on your area of responsibility proactively to the General Counsel and relevant stakeholders. · Assisting the Legal Function with due diligence, non-disclosure agreement and other document review and negotiation and liaising with external counsel in respect of potential acquisitions. · Providing legal advice and support across the whole business on other matters as required. · Assisting with corporate/company secretarial matters such as drafting Powers of Attorney and parent company guarantees. Key skills & Experience · Be qualified as a solicitor in English law, with c5 years pqe experience · Have significant experience within a top city law firm or as an in house lawyer for high growth company · Experience in corporate M&A transactions · Be passionate about fast moving consumer-led businesses · Have driven, be forward thinking, innovative and agile; and be comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic and adaptable environment. The ideal lawyer will have solid private practice training and some prior in-house exposure, perhaps in the form of a client secondment. Successful interaction with the business and the ability to thrive in a commercial environment are key to this appointment. For more information please contact Mark Levine at
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