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Our client is a market-leading international business, seeking to add a Senior Counsel to their Head Office in Bedfordshire.
The role sits within an established legal department and the post-holder will have significant autonomy and responsibility across the business, both in the UK and overseas.
Our client is a specialist provider of services to both business and consumer clients in the automotive sector. It has a strong presence in the UK and internationally, undergoing a period of rapid growth and expansion in recent years, with further growth and acquisition expected.
Reporting into the General Counsel and operating in a collegiate working environment, the Senior Counsel will be given autonomy and responsibility to handle their own legal work and business relationships, management responsibility and receive support and guidance from the existing team. The legal team is a highly respected, important cog in the business and you will work with all departments on key projects This will include advice to board members in the UK as well as sales and commercial teams further afield in Europe and the Middle-East.
The legal department is highly regarded within the company and it is respected for its breadth of commercial acumen, sound legal knowledge and pragmatic approach. To be successful the Senior Counsel should be comfortable working autonomously, be keen to assume responsibility, be willing and able to work as part of a team, have a down to earth approach, and have a good sense of humour and a can-do attitude.
Applicants for this role will have circa 5+ year's PQE experience but the business will consider applications from those outside this banding. You must have commercial contracts experience. Some in-house experience is advantageous but not essential.
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