In-house Counsel

England, Cambridgeshire
£40000 - £55000 per annum + Car
28 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Olivia Collicott
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Full Time

An exceptional opportunity has arisen with a multi-award winning and reputable business, Cambridgeshire, for a commercially astute Solicitor of around 3 years PQE, to join the business as Sole Legal Counsel. The position would suit a candidate eager to move out of Private Practice and work at the heart of a thriving and entrepreneurial business; providing a comprehensive and commercially driven legal service to internal stakeholders on a global scale. Salary is dependent on experience.

Based in the Head Office of this global organisation, the successful Commercial Solicitor will advise the business on a wide range of matters, not limited to; negotiating, drafting and reviewing various commercial contracts on an international scale, managing risk, compliance and data protection, assisting HR and employment law issues, assisting on corporate matters, and working with external counsel on managing the legal budget. The successful commercial solicitor will work closely with the senior management team and Directors, in addition to providing legal advice to other offices internationally.

Applications are invited from commercially astute Solicitors, ideally with a background in Commercial and Corporate matters, with a commercial approach and desire to work within a growing business, making decisions that affect and drive the progress of the company. Candidates will ideally have spent some time working In-house, either in their training contract or on secondment; however applications from Private Practice candidates are also encouraged.

The position offers the opportunity to join this multi-award winning business at a pivotal point of growth, and potentially grow and lead the legal team alongside the business. The business offers a broad range of work alongside an unrivalled rewards and benefits scheme.

Please send your CV for immediate consideration.

Please contact Olivia Collicott, Recruitment Consultant - In House, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration. If you have not been contacted within five working days you should assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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