Senior Legal Advisor

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20th November 2020
As a Senior Legal Advisor, you will work as part of a team supporting our client's UK & EMEA business. This is a unique and exceptional opportunity to join a team as it grows. Alongside the daily work supporting the business a large part of this role will be focused on innovation - using legal technology to provide the best support to the business. You will have the opportunity to be heavily involved in CSR - working on social mobility and diversity and inclusion. You will also be involved in establishing a legal academy for junior paralegals and trainees - supporting the business to organically grow their legal team. You will deliver pragmatic advice and solutions in relation to complex legal matters and advise on a wide variety and range of commercial work, frequently with an international element. Core Responsibilities · Drafting, reviewing, negotiating and advising on various contractual documentation. · Assisting purchasing teams on drafting sourcing agreements for materials and services. · Providing accurate, relevant and timely ad hoc advice on a variety of legal topics to divisional management teams and product group leads. · Drafting and reviewing company precedents, policies and procedures. · Providing legal training for business units. · Providing initial advice in relation to business disputes. · Providing support on group acquisitions/disposals/reorganisations. · Communicating with and managing external counsel in UK and EMEA Skills, Knowledge and Abilities · Broad Commercial legal knowledge to include different areas of law (e.g. Commercial, Intellectual Property, Data Protection) · At least 8 years PQE · Excellent drafting skills · Organised and methodical, excellent attention to detail · Practical and commercial approach · Ability to work to tight deadlines and timescales · Able to communicate clearly and explain often complex legal issues · In house experience beneficial but not essential · Ability to research and analyse data effectively The GC is an inspirational leader with a long history of creating the best In-house legal teams. This is a truly rare opportunity to be in a supportive and forward thinking environment.
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