Legal Counsel – Household Name Group

Location
South West UK
Salary
£Attractive Package
Posted
15 Oct 2021
Closes
12 Nov 2021
Ref
4801TL
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, NQ
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Household name group and globally recognised brand at the forefront of technological development seeks a Legal Counsel to work as part of the global operations team.

This role can be done full-time, 4 days a week, or compressed 5 into 4.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a move in-house. You will work as part of a large UK and wider global legal team and you will get the support, training and high-quality work expected of a market leading business.

Responsibilities

  • Build strong relationships with stakeholders globally
  • Identify and manage risk across supply chain and manufacturing, maintaining relationships with suppliers and negotiating contracts across R&D, IT, marketing, manufacturing and supply.
  • Negotiating, drafting and advising on complex contracts, spanning global operations
  • These can include agreements with suppliers and customers; high value contracts for master service, software licenses and statement of works
  • Support tender processes, particularly IT and capital equipment
  • Advise on product safety matters
  • Manage contract disputes
  • Support major improvement and transformational projects
  • Provide input into contract review processes
  • Manage external legal counsel
  • Deliver internal training

Requirements

  • Suitable candidates for this position must be a qualified solicitor or barrister (UK or similar jurisdiction) with ideally around 3 years PQE (or a minimum 18 months of commercial contracts experience) or 5 years for the Senior role
  • In-house experience/secondment preferred
  • Capable of drafting and negotiating commercial contracts
  • Proficient at working independently in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Ability to interact with the business at all levels and to assist with key business decisions
  • Practical, commercially astute lawyer

Package on Offer

  • Attractive base salary
  • Bonus
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Health & dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Heavily discounted leasing of electric vehicle
  • Enhanced annual leave
  • Product discounts
  • Free gym, parking, restaurant
  • On site GP, hair salon, lifestylist
  • Free bus service from major cities near to site

Apply:

If you are interested in this 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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