Legal Counsel

Helsby (Currently homeworking)
Competitive salary and benefits
10 Jan 2022
07 Mar 2022
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Company / Commercial
Contract Type
Full Time

Legal Counsel / Legal Manager (Full or Part Time)

The Vacancy

As part of the ongoing expansion (primarily by acquisition) of the RSK Group are looking for three corporate/commercial lawyers with at least 3 years PQE to join our small and extremely busy inhouse legal team in Helsby, Cheshire. While the team is based in Helsby, we are currently operating remote working for many of our office-based employees and this is expected to evolve into a blended working arrangement when restrictions enable this. Candidates looking for full or part-time (24-30 hours per week) will be considered.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a lawyer with a good grounding in corporate and/or commercial work who has the acumen to deal with a hugely varied workload and understands the importance of commerciality in their legal advice.  As we are looking to hire three lawyers, we will be seeking to tailor each role, based on the expertise and experience of the candidates. The role will also include working with international companies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Corporate acquisitions
  • Onboarding and integration of new acquisitions
  • Legal compliance advice and coordination
  • Commercial contracts and dispute resolution

Person Specification

The successful candidate will have a background in corporate/commercial law, ideally in a fast paced environment. This role is most suited to an adaptable person who will thrive under pressure and be happy to take on new challenges.

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Life assurance
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, health cash plan and discounted gym membership

RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

About Us

RSK is a leading environmental, engineering and technical services group providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. We know that the world faces some very significant challenges in the years to come. The United Nations are referring to the ‘Decade of Action’, saying that we have “ten years to transform our world” and to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals. RSK is on a mission to deliver solutions which will help to address these major global challenges, reshaping our natural and built environments and creating a more sustainable future. We need an outstanding workforce to help us achieve this. Do you have what it takes?

RSK was founded in 1989 and has grown considerably since then. In fact, Environment Analyst recently highlighted RSK’s growth commenting, “Few companies in the environmental services sector can claim to be expanding at the same pace as RSK.” Today, we are a group of over 120 businesses, many of which operate under different brands, employing over 7,000 employees worldwide. We plan to keep growing and are looking for professionals who have the passion, skills, and spirit needed to grow with us.

Since the beginning, our philosophy has remained the same: employ, develop and reward talented people. Employees are at the heart of our business, and we recognise that our success is founded on the talent of our people. As a company, we want you to share in our achievements and we want to be a conduit for your success. RSK prides itself on providing employees with a rewarding and challenging career by encouraging continuing professional development and enabling employees to reach their full potential. Despite our growing numbers, we are determined to maintain the people-centric culture that RSK was built on, fostering entrepreneurialism, and applying a caring and compassionate approach to all that we do.