In-House Legal Counsel

North West
18 Oct 2021
25 Oct 2021
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Full Time

Household name Plc seeks to recruit a commercial or construction lawyer to work in the commercial team of a large legal department.


The role sits in a small commercial team, part of a larger legal team handling a range of general commercial advice and contracts. You will support the business across a broad range of commercial legal advice, some very complex. Work could therefore be scoped to your legal skills and could include any of the following:

  • General commercial contracting: T&Cs, consultancy, procurement
  • Construction and engineering
  • Claims and disputes
  • IT and data protection

We are looking for:

  • A UK qualified solicitor or barrister with around 3-6 years PQE*
  • Well regarded law firm or inhouse experience, preferably within a similar sector (infrastructure/construction/energy/utilities/engineering)
  • Commercial or construction law experience in some of the above specialist areas
  • Strong interpersonal, commercial and team skills
  • Experience in supporting and mentoring more junior lawyers
  • Confident and able to work with senior management


This role can be undertaken remotely with some office travel.


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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