Legal Counsel

£60 000
18 Apr 2019
16 May 2019
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Full Time

In - House Legal Counsel 

Stafford, Staffordshire



Exciting opportunity to join a well-established yet rapidly growing entrepreneurial business with international reach. The ideal candidate will be a commercial lawyer with 3-5 years PQE and have In-house legal counsel experience. A strong commercial contracts background is essential. In addition, a good understanding and experience of data protection and privacy laws is desirable. This is an exciting role with responsibility for providing legal advice and guidance across all companies within the group, and provide counsel to the leadership team when considering new business opportunities. The role will also provide the successful candidate with the ability to develop a broad range of skills and experience, including but not limited to ASA compliance and online marketing generally, both in the UK and overseas.

Job Role:

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts
  • Working alongside external advisors to provide legally sound yet highly commercial advice to the company in relation to data and privacy matters affecting the group companies
  • Responsibility for overseeing external advisors in relation to the global Intellectual Property portfolio

Minimum Requirements:

  • 3 years PQE (although we welcome applications from candidates who feel they can meet the requirements)
  • Experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to actively engage with teams to deliver training and share knowledge will also be an essential element of the role
  • Down to earth individual who is looking for a truly exciting development opportunity with a dynamic company in a supportive environment