General Counsel

England, Bristol
£90000 - £120000 per annum + 20% bonus & significant pension
24 May 2018
19 Jun 2018
David Cartwright
Job Title
General Counsel
PQE Level
10+, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is an established technology business that are based in Bristol.

They now have need to recruit a General Counsel to set-up and establish their in-house legal function. Reporting into the CEO the role will be responsible for providing legal services to the business and will lead the legal function to ensure the provision of timely, commercially-focused legal advice and to actively manage risk.

The role will provide proactive and pragmatic legal advice on a broad range of legal matters to the Board and senior management team, procuring external specialist legal advice where cost effective. The successful candidate will also undertake the role of company secretary.

A qualified solicitor with experience of working in-house with a minimum of 10 years PQE, you will have a strong general commercial background and will be able to advise on a wide variety of legal matters including commercial contracts, company and charity law, litigation and property.

As well as having a commercial approach you will be an outstanding communicator who is able to build relationships and understand colleagues' aims, supporting and influencing them whatever their level of legal or business knowledge.

Part-time and flexible working will be considered.

To apply for this position, or to discuss any aspect of the role, please contact David Cartwright at Chadwick Nott quoting reference DCJ280189.


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