Interim Legal Counsel

West Midlands
£60000 - £80000 per annum
16 Jan 2023
13 Feb 2023
Kaye Thumpston
Job Title
Practice Area
Company / Commercial
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Interim Legal Counsel, West Midlands – This global organisation is seeking a professional and highly capable Legal Counsel with a successful international company. This role is a 12 month fixed term contract providing maternity cover for a well regarded team. Hybrid working is also available.  Job Ref: 0751

JOB TITLE:      Interim Legal Counsel
LOCATION:     West Midlands
SALARY:         Circa £60,000-£80,000 per annum dependent upon experience

A well established global organisation is offering a new opportunity to cover a 12month fixed term contract providing maternity cover. In this role, you will be reporting to the Director of Legal, providing commercial and corporate assistance across the European region. The appointed Legal Counsel is expected to take the lead on complex contracts and queries raised by the contract review team, and to build relationships at a local level to ensure efficient and effective service provision to the business. You may also be involved in mergers and acquisitions, and other corporate transactional matters. As an experienced Legal Counsel, you will be expected to provide legal advice and support to CEO and Board level. This organisation has an excellent reputation, not only for the exceptional services they provide to the external market but also for their treatment towards their staff, offering a supportive working environment and making staff well-being a top priority.

This organisation is looking for a qualified Solicitor or Barrister in England & Wales, with at least 3 years of company commercial experience, and experience working inhouse is desirable. This role requires a professional Legal Counsel with excellent communication skills to build relationships with a wide range of client departments and across various geographical locations. As well building relationships with colleagues, as collaborative working is essential to be successful in this role. The appointed Legal Professional will be motivated to achieve the best commercial outcomes for continuing the success of the organisation. This role is due to commence April/May 2023 and so you will have availability to commence a 12month contract around that time.