Legal Counsel

Recruiter
Origin Legal
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Jul 2018
Closes
30 Jul 2018
Ref
CH/2706
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
2-4, NQ
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

A national charity is looking to recruit a junior lawyer to join their well-established legal team in London, initially on a 6 month fixed term contract basis but with the possibility of extension.

The ideal candidate will be qualified as a solicitor or barrister in the UK with up to 2 years post qualification experience, gained in-house or in private practice.

This is a brilliant opportunity for a junior lawyer to gain in-house legal experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Primary immediate function – to support senior members of the legal team in amending and negotiating contracts with updated GDPR compliant clauses 
  • Provide support for other general legal matters (for example, drafting and negotiation of  other commercial agreements, advice etc);

Professional Skills and Expertise:

  • NQ - 2 year UK qualified solicitor or barrister 
  • Track record of providing effective legal and commercial advice and support, including proven ability to successfully draft and negotiate contracts with good attention to detail, including when operating under pressure.  
  • Eagerness to learn and the ability to tackle new areas of law with confidence and proven ability to advise on a diverse range of legal issues, including some of the following: commercial law, intellectual property law and data protection.
  • Ability to use legal knowledge and skills to solve problems, identify pragmatic solutions, proactively manage risks and spot opportunities to further the aims of the charity.

 

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