Legal Counsel

England, Tyne and Wear, Newcastle upon Tyne
excellent benefits
11 Oct 2016
08 Nov 2016
Job Title
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Legal Counsel, North East based

This global organisation is a leading provider of complex products and services to clients worldwide. At the forefront of new technology development and innovation, the Group has a become one of the largest and most successful companies in its field. Supporting the Group, our client has a dedicated in-house legal department. This centralised function provides legal advice and support to business stakeholders throughout the UK and worldwide. It provides an essential service to the business and its advice, guidance and support is highly valued by the Group and its key decision makers.

Working closely with the business, the successful individual will use their legal skills in a complex and challenging environment. The workload will be diverse. You will have responsibility for drafting and negotiating a wide remit of high value and often complex agreements. You will work closely with the business, particularly the commercial team, supporting in bids and you will be actively involved with heavy weight complex projects, dispute management, IP, governance and risk management .

To be considered for this opportunity you will be a strong commercial law background, be that from a corporate, contracts, projects or commercial litigation discipline. You will probably have gained 2-4 years pqe either in house with a leading corporate or notable national / international law firm. Additionally, you must have the confidence and communication skills to work with management and other employees of the business.

In return, you will be rewarded with a varied, high-profile role in an exciting working environment which offers long term prospects within a large established legal team. An excellent package is on offer which includes competitive salary, bonus, pension contribution, private healthcarex and death in service cover. Please get in contact soon if you would like to learn more.

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