In-house Lawyer (Litigation)

Location
England, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdon
Salary
£45000.00 per annum
Posted
27 Sep 2016
Closes
25 Oct 2016
Ref
SP518
Contact
Eleanor Sidgwick
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
2-4, NQ
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Legal Counsel/ In-house Solicitor
Litigation & Commercial

Our client offers a rare opportunity for a litigator to work in house outside of London. You will get to work closely with the business and within a friendly forward thinking legal team.

We are looking for a solicitor with litigation experience of 2 plus years PQE, gained from private practice or from in -house.

Errington Legal are legal specialists for Cambridgeshire based in East Anglia, for expert guidance on your career move talk to us.

"Without Errington Legal's knowledge of the legal market and strong relationships with local firms, I would not have been able to secure the role that I did". Solicitor, Cambridge

Position: Legal Counsel/ In-house Solicitor - Litigation
Area of Law: Litigation/ Commercial
Salary: c.£45,000
Benefits: Competitive
Location: Cambridgeshire (with parking)

Candidate

·Strong commercial acumen and focus on providing positive / innovative solutions for the business
·Strong analytical skills to absorb and assimilate complex facts quickly in order to advise and provide well thought out practical business focused advice
·Qualified Solicitor with not less than 2 years PQE

Litigation work

·Protect the assets of the company through timely dispute resolution legal advice to stakeholders.
·Initiate and defend civil claims brought by and against the company either in the civil courts and tribunals, arbitration or through alternative dispute resolution methods.
·Effective management and resolution of debt claims including advice to the company on strategy.
·Representing the company in the Magistrates' or Crown Court in respect of prosecutions brought by regulators.
·Advising and developing regulatory compliance strategies.
·Where necessary act as prosecutor for the companies regulatory function.
·Represent the company in other matters including judicial review, public enquiries etc.

Commercial

·Drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial agreements
·Structuring transactions to achieve the best commercial outcome within the appropriate legal framework
·Purchasing agreements

For a confidential discussion and further information on the role please contact Eleanor Sidgwick at Errington Legal Recruitment.

The Errington Legal commitment to candidates:

·As a result of our extensive contacts and relationships we can offer candidates access to the finest legal firms in the area
·With our salary and market knowledge, we are in a good position to offer realistic advice on salary levels and also make sure that candidates receive a competitive deal.
·We offer thorough feedback and support during and after the interview process.
·We provide a fully confidential and honest relationship. No information on any individual is ever passed on to third parties without prior consent.

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