Corporate/Commercial Legal Counsel

BCL Legal
England, West Midlands, Birmingham
£60000 - £80000 per annum
17 Jan 2022
14 Feb 2022
Angharad Warren
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

Corporate/Commercial Legal Counsel (4+ PQE) - International firm - Birmingham

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Corporate Counsel to join the General Counsel team of a leading international law firm working from the firm's Birmingham office. In this non-client facing/non-fee earning role you would work on a broad range of corporate transactions and governance matters for the firm. Hybrid working as standard and flexible working patterns accommodated.

The Role:

Working as Corporate Legal Counsel in the firm's General Counsel team, you would advise on a broad range of corporate matters to include:

· Corporate restructurings
· Acquisitions and the establishment of new offices
· Drafting Joint Venture agreements
· Drafting board and shareholder resolutions and minutes
· Drafting intra group loan agreements
· Drafting Heads of Terms/Memoranda of Understanding
· Negotiating, drafting and advising on a range of contracts and confidentiality agreements domestically and internationally, with support from the procurement team
· Assisting the in-house finance and tax teams on finance and tax issues affecting the firm

Candidate Requirements:

· As Corporate Legal Counsel you will be a qualified lawyer with a minimum of four years' PQE in corporate law ideally with some commercial experience too
· In-house or private practice experience welcomed
· Good drafting skills
· An ability to understand all areas of corporate law
· Strong communication skills
· Experience advising senior stakeholders on business critical matters
· A commercial approach
· Good grasp of technology


· Excellent salary and overall benefits package.
· The opportunity to be part of a growing In-House General Counsel team within a dynamic and well organised leading international law firm.
· Highly supportive team environment.

Apply now!
Or if you wish to have a confidential discussion about this Corporate Legal Counsel position, please contact Angharad Warren at BCL Legal.