In-House Legal Counsel – Glasgow

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

Fantastic opportunity to join a FTSE 250 engineering business.

Our client will consider flexible working including home working for candidates who are also prepared to travel to the office where needed.


Working as part of a national legal team you will handle a wide range of commercial legal work including the following tasks:

  • Reviewing, advising, drafting and negotiating material commercial agreements including agency, license and distribution agreements, cooperation and development agreements, joint ventures, and consortium agreements, confidentiality agreements, framework and teaming agreements
  • Provision of legal services and advice to all internal stakeholders
  • Managing litigations, disputes and claims
  • Advising on legal, commercial, governance and compliance (including Data Protection, Anti-Bribery and Modern Slavery) issues
  • Assistance with setting the Group compliance agenda
  • Support for any M&A activity
  • Instructing and liaising with external advisors


We are looking for:

  • Qualified solicitor with circa 2-6 years PQE* (Scotland or England/Wales preferred)
  • Sound knowledge of and practical experience in contract and commercial law
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both orally and the written word
  • Capable of adapting legal advice to enable desired commercial outcomes
  • Adept at delivering to tight timescales, while managing multiple cases simultaneously
  • Self-starter, motivated and capable of operating outside comfort zone
  • Flexible and good team worker, assisting as part of wider group legal team where necessary
  • Confident in dealing directly and managing relationships with directors, senior managers, customers and suppliers


*All candidates will be considered on merit


If you are interested in this In-House Legal Counsel position, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Jacqui Doulas. 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.

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