In-house Commercial Legal Counsel

Location
Essex
Salary
On application
Posted
27 Apr 2021
Closes
25 May 2021
Ref
215284060
Contact
Pasquale Agatiello
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Commercial Contracts
PQE Level
5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

JOB TITLE: In-house Commercial Legal Counsel
PQE: 5+
LOCATION: Essex
SALARY: On application

THE ROLE: To support and provide advice on a range of legal issues affecting a fast growing, medium sized, entrepreneurial business, with the main focus on commercial agreements.
Reporting directly into the Head of Commercial Legal the successful Legal Counsel will also work directly with the General Counsel. The role will involve providing first line support to internal teams from across the group of companies with regular exposure to senior stakeholders within the business. Responsibilities will include;

• Negotiating, drafting and supporting on a broad range of commercial contracts, including the following:
       o Distribution, Logistics and Licensing Agreements
       o General Service Agreements
       o Regulatory Agreements
       o Supply Chain Agreements
       o Product development
       o Amendments to existing legal contacts.

• Drafting and advising internal stakeholders on the content of confidentiality agreements and granting powers of attorney to external agents.
• Providing legal advice and guidance to the wider business on ad hoc legal issues and business projects, on a supervised basis.
• Provide support to other team members, as required.
• Performs other duties as required or assigned.

THE CANDIDATE: The successful Commercial Legal Counsel will need to be a qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 5 years PQE. Robust with plenty of commercial contracts experience, you will have worked on/supported more senior legal advisers on complex commercial matters

 

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