First In-House Counsel - Brighton

Location
Brighton
Salary
Competitive + Benefits Package
Posted
10 May 2022
Closes
07 Jun 2022
Ref
1252277-2-CG-19
Contact
Catherine Geer
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Company / Commercial
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A superb opportunity to join a global, scale-up as their first In-House Counsel based in central Brighton offices.
 
A truly visible role, working closely with the CFO and exec team, you will deliver on transactional, advisory and strategic legal matters for the global operation. You will play a key part in driving the commercial legal agenda and ensuring that the company complies with applicable laws, regulation and policy, all the while ensuring they can achieve their commercial aims. 
 
This role is diverse and will include:
 
- Advising and guiding the senior stakeholders on a wide array of legal matters relating to IP, marketing and advertising, consumer law, data protection, commercial and company law
- Protecting the business from risk including devising and drafting policies 
- Transacting commercial contracts 
- Ensuring the business complies with the laws and regulations that impact upon it.
- Delivering training to the business on risk, policy and legal matters
- Managing the relationship with outside counsel and working with cross-jurisdictional counsel 
- Supporting M&A activity of the business
 
This opportunity would ideally suit a UK qualified solicitor with at least 3-4 years' PQE with impressive private practice training at a well-regarded law firm, and some in-house experience. Solid commercial contracts expertise, coupled with a strong commercial nous and bigger picture outlook will be imperative for this role. 

This role is offered on a hybrid basis.

Should you wish to find out more about the role, please get in touch in confidence today.

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