SENIOR LEGAL COUNSEL - CONSTRUCTION / ENGINEERING

Recruiter
Fford & Stone
Location
UK-wide (flexible)
Salary
Competitive package
Posted
06 May 2022
Closes
03 Jun 2022
Ref
FS1020
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This position is open to people on a permanent AND interim basis. 

 

Our client is a household name, global leader and employer of over 100,000 thriving people. 

They operate globally and lead their market, designing and manufacturing cutting edge technology for projects around the world. Their mission is to be the go-to digital partner for sustainability and efficiency.

They drive digital transformation by integrating world-leading process and energy technologies, end-point to cloud connecting products, controls, software and services, across the entire lifecycle, enabling integrated company management, for homes, buildings, data centre's infrastructure and industries.

 

Position overview

We are recruiting a Senior Legal Counsel to join their Global Legal Team and be responsible for providing legal and compliance support to the UK and Ireland operations.

This position is open to people on a permanent AND interim basis. 

 

How you will contribute:

You will be responsible for delivery of legal, regulatory and compliance services. You will operate as a key business partner to provide strategic support and advice, working on a wide range of commercial and compliance matters including: 

  • Preparing and reviewing contracts and terms and conditions
  • Supporting negotiations, preparing templates, providing claims support and overseeing litigations
  • Helping to ensure compliance with applicable laws and Group policies
  • Supporting local real estate matters and employment issues
  • Providing training and facilitating compliance programs  

Your profile

We are looking for someone who wants to work in an international company and has a proven track record operating in an in-house environment. You must be able to work proactively and closely with the business stakeholders, to identify and analyse critical business issues, and to apply legal expertise to deliver solutions.

You should have excellent legal and communication skills and be:

  • A qualified UK solicitor with around 8 years' relevant PQE in commercial law, preferably with a background in Construction / Engineering.
  • Fluent in English (written and verbal) with great technological skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, commercially minded, highly organised and able to work effectively in teams
  • Able to work independently and manage large volumes of work

 

Interested individuals should apply enclosing their CV.

Thank you. 

 

 

Due to high levels of interest it isn’t always possible to respond to all applicants, however we will be in contact if we can assist you. 

Equal Opportunities is important to us, any PQE indicated in this advertisement is a guide only and all applications will be reviewed on merit.

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