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A British multi-national company is looking for an In House Legal Counsel to join their team in County Durham. This is a permanent position within an organisation at the forefront of modern technology and sustainable solutions.
About the Role
As the appointed In House Legal Counsel, you will provide legal support on a global basis to one of their business sectors. You will be advising a world leader in developing and licensing technologies across different industries and will also advise the wider business when required.
Key Responsibilities for this In House Counsel role include:
Advising on a wide range of domestic and international commercial matters
Providing legal support colleagues based in locations around the world as well as advice and coaching to more junior members of the legal team
Working closely with business colleagues in order to manage and mitigate a wide range of risks (legal, health and safety, compliance, financial and reputational)
Working closely with project managers to deal with matters arising during project execution
Training and developing business colleagues in both formal group sessions and on a more informal one to one basis so as to ensure that they have the rights skills and behaviours to allow them to reach their maximum potential
Providing legal and compliance training to the business (ABC, Competition and Sanctions)
Managing specialist legal services provided by external firms, such as non-UK advice on corporate, commercial, litigation, employment, tax, IP, property and environmental law
The ideal In House Legal Counsel will have the following attributes:
3-7 years' PQE
Previous experience either in house or in private practice (in a commercial, corporate or IP related discipline)
The confidence to advise on complex legal matters with the oversight of the Head of Legal
Previous experience of licensing work (advantageous)
Excellent technical legal skills
What's on offer?
On offer to the In House Counsel:
A fantastic overall remuneration package including bonus and pension
High quality international work
The opportunity to join a large scale, dynamic FTSE listed company
If you would like to apply for this County Durham based In House Legal Counsel role, please don't hesitate to get in touch with a recent CV today.
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