Legal Counsel – 0-4PQE

Location
Yorkshire
Salary
£45,000 - £55,000
Posted
26 Oct 2021
Closes
23 Nov 2021
Ref
4809TL
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
2-4, NQ
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen within this Global information solutions company.  IT and Financial Services based, this company is looking for a Legal Counsel to join their team providing practical and expert legal advice, working on complex and sensitive matters.  Providing specialist data protection advice and taking a proactive approach to address legal and regulatory risk issues, this role will enhance the service of the legal team.

Responsibilities:

  • You will support the wider business with general advice and guidance
  • Draft, review and negotiate general commercial agreements
  • Review and assist with amendments to the businesses standard terms, corporate policies and processes.
  • Provide data protection advice, taking a proactive approach to identify and address legal and regulatory risks facing the business

           

We are looking for:

  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Qualified Lawyer NQ – 4years PQE*
  • Knowledge/experience in commercial law
  • A grounding in data protection and FCA regulation (preferred)
  • In-House experience i.e. secondments (desirable but not essential)

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

Apply:

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