Legal Counsel – Commercial Lawyer

QED Legal
£60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits: Additional benefits
03 Feb 2023
03 Mar 2023
Simon Campbell
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is looking for a Legal Counsel / Commercial Lawyer to join their busy and growing in-house legal department. The position offers a genuine opportunity for an ambitious, hard-working self-starter to push their career forward.

Based in Cambridge this company has a hybrid working policy preferring employees to be in 2-3 days in the office per week.

The successful candidate will:
  • Be a UK qualified solicitor with between 1 - 6 years PQE
  • Have a background in drafting and negotiating a wide range of different commercial contracts and agreements
  • Assist the business with range of other matters relating to intellectual property, technology (IT), data protection (GDPR) and other legal project work
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a commercial / business outlook to their work
You will need to be hungry and ambitious and keen to push your career forward in what is an interesting industry sector.

Previous In-house experience would be preferred. The client would consider a private practice lawyer, who has trained in a good firm, looking to move in-house who could point to good business and commercial skills.

Our client envisages that candidates with between 1 - 6 years PQE will have the relevant skills / knowledge for this position, however this has been given as an approximate guide for applicants and our client is happy to consider the applications of candidates who fall outside of this PQE range but who have the relevant experience.

For more information on this great in-house opportunity please contact Simon Campbell at QED Legal. If this position isn’t for you but you know someone who could be suitable then please let us know. We offer a reward fee for any successful referrals. For full details please see our website.