Legal Counsel

England, East Sussex, Brighton
£55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
20 Jan 2023
17 Feb 2023
JN -022022-238046
Ben Fryer
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Full Time

In-House Legal Counsel | FTSE 250 Professional Services Provider | Brighton | £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum

A rare opening within a highly sought-after FTSE 250 professional services provider for a new Legal Counsel to join their ranks;  this role offers the successful candidate the chance to further their legal career, working with and learning from the best.

The Role: 

Join an FTSE 250 professional services provider with a central focus on IT that works with over 130 clients across a variety of sectors.

The organisation has seen exponential growth in recent years and has established itself as one of the fastest-growing in Europe.

The organisation is recruiting a Legal Counsel to support the growing business operations across the UK and Europe.

Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Reviewing and negotiating commercial agreements; providing advice to relevant stakeholders as to the risks associated with various contractual provisions.
  • Providing advice on data protection and privacy matters and working with other departments on compliance.
  • Research applicable legal issues affecting the company in both the UK and Europe and provide advice to managers and directors.
  • Preparing training materials and supporting the provision of training sessions as required to internal employee groups to ensure compliance with applicable laws.
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders, including Managers and Directors, on relevant issues.


  • UK Qualified solicitor with 4+ years PQE
  • Ideally, you will have proven legal experience with commercial contracts and data protection and privacy law, but DP and privacy experience are not essential.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Business acumen, determination and go-getter attitude. You must be commercially aware with the ability to make the right decisions for the company taking into account both legal and commercial factors.
  • Whilst not essential, previous experience working in an in-house environment and/or experience in providing legal advice to European businesses is desirable.

Next Steps: 

Take your career forward, reach out and apply for this In-House Legal Counsel position via the portal below; we look forward to welcoming you onto the team. 

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