My client is a leading business based in the North East of England. Their highly respected and established in-house legal team now seek to recruit a Legal Counsel. Reporting into the Deputy General Counsel the role will be responsible for providing a wide range of in-house legal support.
This is a 'generalist' role and will cover a wide range of legal matters including commercial contract, IP, property matters and regulatory law. Transactions may range from thousands up to several million pounds.
You will be a qualified solicitor with a minimum of 2 years' PQE and have experience of working in a commercial law firm or within industry as an in-house lawyer. The ideal candidate will have a commercial background however we would consider candidates with regulatory, litigation or property experience as long as you are able to demonstrate strong commerciality.
In addition to possessing a strong technical background you must exhibit strong personal credibility have excellent client care skills as well as being a talented communicator. Strong self-motivation and the ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks under pressure is vital.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a high-profile organisation doing high quality work working at a level which offers great scope to carve out a successful in-house career in a supportive environment.
There is also the opportunity to work flexibly from home but also to base yourself at any of the organisations offices in and around North Yorkshire and the North East.
Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.