In House Legal Counsel – Defence Sector

Location
North West
Salary
£Excellent Package
Posted
26 Feb 2021
Closes
26 Mar 2021
Ref
4760TL
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Join a leading FTSE business at the forefront of technological development working on some of the world’s most exciting and complex engineering and technology programmes. An exciting chance to make your first move in-house and be part of a highly regarded legal team handling the highest quality and most challenging work.

The role

Our client is seeking the best minds to support their business across international operations. This is a varied commercial role, encompassing a wide remit of work. The work is of a very high quality, complex and cross border.

  • You will give practical legal advice to key stakeholders on business as usual and project matters
  • Draft, review and negotiate a variety of contracts (IT, IP, supply, distribution, confidentiality, procurement, JVs etc)
  • Legal advice on health and safety matters
  • You may also be required to provide support regarding M&A transactions, early stage disputes and ad hoc employment issues.

Key Requirements:

  • UK qualified lawyer with at least 2 years post qualification experience*
  • Experience of complex cross-border contracts
  • In-house experience is an advantage including secondments
  • Experience working with large, multinational clients, and projects is definitely a benefit
  • A willingness to learn and develop in new areas of law is important
  • You must be confident, robust and commercially astute

Package on offer

  • Attractive base salary
  • Car allowance
  • Bonus
  • Pension contribution 8%
  • Share scheme
  • Enhanced annual leave

 

 

Our client will consider flexible working including remote working with occasional office travel. Part-time working will also be considered.

Apply:

If you are interested in this In-House Legal Counsel role, please send an up-to-date copy of your CV, to Jacqui Douglas. If the role isn’t right for you but you are interested in hearing about similar positions or some advice regarding the market, then please do get in touch.

*All candidates will be considered on merit

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