Legal Counsel

England, London, South London
Bonus and benefits
29 Aug 2023
26 Sep 2023
JN -072023-6125193
David Taylor
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
2-4, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time

This role is a general commercial, wide-ranging In-house Legal Counsel role which is based in London as part of an established Legal Team would be suitable for a junior lawyer (circa - 0 - 4 yrs PQE) with general commercial contracts experience (inc IT / SaaS) and construction contracts amongst the subject matter of work involved.

Client Details

Our Client is a well known Infrastructure Consultancy with offices and projects throughout the world.


The responsibilities with this role include:

  • Draft, review, and negotiate a broad range of commercial agreements, including consultancy agreements, standard form construction contracts, framework agreements, NDAs, software licences and SaaS agreements.
  • Identify departures from our governance as part of the review of such commercial agreements and assist project teams in obtaining the necessary internal approvals where appropriate
  • Advise business on applicable laws and regulations.
  • Revise and maintain legal templates for use across the Group ensuring they reflect current best practice and legislation.
  • Draft and update legal guidance to raise awareness of recurrent topics and new regulations.
  • Advise business on litigation and insurance matters, which may include liaising with outside counsel and technical experts.
  • Assist with Group projects including company formations and mergers and acquisitions.
  • Support other parts of the Legal Department such as the Ethics & Compliance and Data Protection teams


The successful candidate will:

  • be a Qualified Solicitor (in England & Wales, Scotland, or some other Common Law jurisdiction)
  • be likely to have circa NQ - 4 years PQE
  • have relevant experience either in private practice with a top national firm or in-house and good practical experience of the application of legal principles and commercial law.

Nice to haves - Legal experience

  • in negotiating and drafting commercial and other business to business technology and information related contracts.
  • of construction law preferably gained in a consultancy environment or with a client/contractor.

Job Offer

For further information relating to this role and the package on offer for this position, please apply to this advert or, alternatively, please contact David Taylor of Michael Page Legal for further information.