Senior Legal Counsel

Job Ref: DCJ921932492
Sector (PP or In-house): In-house
Practice Area: Commercial
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 23 October 2019
  • Bedfordshire, England, UK & Channel Islands Bedfordshire Bedfordshire GBR LU1 3TG
  • £60,000 - £70,000 per Annum
  • David Cartwright
  • 0121 200 5576
Chadwick Nott

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An opportunity to join a global, listed business as a Senior In-house lawyer working within their established in-house legal team.

Reporting into the Head of Legal the role will afford the opportunity to take on management responsibility, should you want it. Although predominantly focused on commercial contract work the role offers significant variety plus the opportunity to work with listed blue chip organisations, internationally renowned privately owned companies as well as clients within the SME sector. You will also contribute to the strategic direction of the team.

The ideal candidate would be a qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 4 years PQE. You will be dealing with a range of legal issues but predominantly focusing on the review of commercial contracts and will provide feedback on legal terms and conditions. You will analyse legal and commercial risk within the contracts and propose mitigation and where necessary prepare escalation documents and reports for senior management. As part of the role you will be responsible for drafting and reviewing any other contracts that the business may require including hardware and software agreements.

The successful candidate will respond to legal queries, from all parts of the business, giving clear, consistent and practical advice on contract interpretation.

Ideally a full time post the company would accommodate flexible working arrangements.

You will have outstanding customer facing skills coupled with an attention to detail. You will have a proven track record of being able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines in an environment laced with a wide variety of challenges and unexpected interruptions.

For more information please contact David Cartwright at Chadwick Nott.

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Chadwick Nott
22/11/2019 09:34:20
GBP 60000 60000