Sole Legal Counsel

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Posted 30+ days ago
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30+ days ago
THE COMPANY I'm working with a North East based business to help them recruit their first ever in house counsel. The organisation is a wholly owned subsidiary of a major global conglomerate, and has been well established for many years. Currently undergoing an expansion drive, and having hired other new key personnel, they are now looking to appoint a commercially minded lawyer to establish a strong legal function. THE ROLE Based in Newcastle (and offering a hybrid work pattern), the business is looking to hire a lawyer who can give strong commercial and legal advice to help he business grow in this next stage of development. As you would expect, the remit will be broad, and include a variety of legal matters such as general commercial, intellectual property law and regulatory matters, including GDPR, and other compliance matters. You'll collaborate with business partners to understand pressure points, strategy and objectives and effectively communicate risks and legal issues involved in commercial decisions and operations, as well as negotiate and draft a range of commercial contracts and provide advice to assist the leadership team. In short, a classic in house legal role, with the added attraction of being a first time appointment ABOUT YOU You'll ideally have undertaken in a similar role, and have a strong background in commercial law, drafting, negotiating and maintaining a wide variety of commercial agreements, in a business to business setting. Experienced in risk management, and looking at the big picture, you'll be adept at building relationships and be able to provide practical advice with regard to a wide variety of issues involved in commercial transactions. For more information please get in contact as soon as possible.
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