Senior Legal Counsel

England, Surrey, Chertsey
01 Sep 2021
29 Sep 2021
JN -072021-193480
Sarah Cann
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Legal Counsel | Surrey | Permanent

Badenoch + Clark are currently working with a leading global business based in Surrey, who are seeking a Senior Legal Counsel to join the legal team.

Reporting to the Assisting General Counsel and working within the wider Legal team, the Senior Legal Counsel will be responsible for the key duties below:

*Acting as the legal interface between the Group and relevant legal and commercial representatives for selected group companies worldwide

*Providing legal advice to the Group head office functions (including Tax, Treasury, HR, Digital Technology and Finance)

*Assisting the International Clients team in drafting and negotiating international master services agreements with key global clients, and providing commercially focussed legal advice, to various business teams worldwide on a wide range of commercial agreements

*Preparation and review of both standard precedent documentation, carrying out research into legal issues, together with preparation and regular presentation of training materials to the wider business teams on legal issues which may impact the business

The successful candidate will:

*Be a qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 5-8 years PQE*

*Commercial/corporate experience (gained either in-house or at a respected law firm), including experience in drafting and negotiating commercial agreements

*Be well organised and be able to demonstrate a consistently high level of legal analysis and attention to detail

*Have a good attitude, coupled with a willingness to learn and an ability to interact effectively with colleagues, clients and other third parties and build strong relationships with internal stakeholders

*Have the experience and confidence to deal with difficult situations, remaining calm under pressure, prioritising tasks and working to tight deadlines whilst maintaining the highest quality of advice

* The experience mentioned is only a guide. Anyone with the necessary skills to succeed may apply.

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