Senior Legal Counsel

East Midlands
£70,000 – £80,000 + Benefits
15 Jun 2021
22 Jun 2021
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
10+, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a cutting-edge business operating in a market leading position globally, recently undergoing a period of increased investment and expansion of its product offering. Their small, busy legal team is currently seeking a lawyer to work as deputy to the Head of Legal.


  • Strategic advice to the leadership team and wider business both in the UK and internationally
  • Handling a broad range of commercial and contractual matters
  • Advise, draft and negotiate bespoke contracts for sale and supply
  • Advise on intellectual property matters (particularly patents), collaborations and product launches
  • Support compliance and legal governance activities
  • Provide legal training to the business
  • Further advice on a range of miscellaneous day to day queries

We are looking for:

  • Qualified solicitor or barrister with strong experience in commercial contracts and a knowledge of IP law
  • Prior exposure in an international environment would be preferred but not essential
  • You must be a self-starter with the ability to foster good working relationships and take a pragmatic approach to your work
  • You will display strong commercial acumen and be able to think on your feet
  • This is a fast-paced environment where energy, enthusiasm and a robust nature are key

Package on Offer:

  • Attractive base salary
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Enhanced annual leave
  • Life cover 2x salary
  • Local discounts
  • Relocation allowance if required

If you are interested in this Senior Legal Counsel position, please apply now or forward 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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