Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel
  • £60,000 - £70,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England, UK & Channel Islands Milton Keynes Buckinghamshire GBR MK14 6XT
Job Ref: DCJ921935559
Sector (PP or In-house): In-house
Practice Areas: Corporate, IP/IT/Outsourcing, Commercial
Date Added: 07 September 2020

My client is an industry leading organisation that aims to create real change for both its customers and for society in general. It is an organisation that genuinely cares about its employees and believes in a workplace where everyone can be themselves. As well as providing everything you need to do your best work, they will make your wellbeing their number one priority. That includes giving you the flexibility to enjoy life outside work.

Their small but highly regarded in-house legal team has the need to recruit a Legal Counsel. Reporting into the General Counsel the role will provide timely legal advice and support to the business to reduce risk, whilst helping reduce the cost and dependency of the business on external counsel.

Working collaboratively with the General Counsel and stakeholders within the business you will be tasked with providing high quality, clear, pragmatic legal advice for corporate and commercial matters on a broad range of projects and propositions. The role will predominantly focus on a varied range of complex, high profile, high value and business critical contracts both in the UK and internationally. The work will be challenging and complicated but ultimately rewarding.

The successful candidate will ideally be a minimum of 6 years PQE with a strong general company commercial background. You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of and experience in contract law/commercial contracts including Procurement and IT contracts. Experience of dealing with Data Protection and GDPR matters is essential. You must be a skilled communicator and capable of interacting with the business at all levels. The role will also afford the opportunity to manage and mentor junior members of the team.

The company is based in Milton Keynes; initially home based you will need to be in the office 2-3 days per week when the offices reopen.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a high-profile and progressive business at a level which offers great scope to carve out a successful career within the organisation. You will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and the opportunity to work autonomously in a collegiate and meritocratic environment.

For more information contact David Cartwright at Chadwick Nott on 0121 2005576 or email

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

Chadwick Nott
07/10/2020 08:20:21
GBP 60000 60000
Contact Consultant:
David Cartwright

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