Corporate/Commercial Senior Counsel | 12-month FTC

Taylor Root
England, Hertfordshire
31 May 2024
28 Jun 2024
Clare McCallum
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Taylor Root is working with a FTSE 250, leading brand in the FMCG sector, who are looking to hire a Senior Legal Counsel from September for a 12 month Fixed Term Contract.

The Role:

Reporting into the Associate General Counsel, you will be handling a varied corporate and commercial role.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Drafting and negotiating a range of commercial agreements;
  • Supporting the procurement team and handling supplier agreements (i. packaging, logistics, supply chain, IT, and advertising);
  • Supporting different business teams incl. finance, treasury and tax;
  • Handling ESG-related matters;
  • Providing company secretarial and corporate governance support; and,
  • Supporting on general day-to-day corporate work and ad hoc M&A.

This is a terrific opportunity for somebody who has a generalist corporate/commercial skillset, and who's keen to gain broad in-house exposure with a reputable and highly-regarded business. You'll be joining a very personable and collegiate team.

Profile requirements:

  • Corporate/commercial solicitor ideally with at least 6 years' post qualification experience;
  • In-house experience is desirable;
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to deliver advice pragmatically;
  • Proactive and hands-on approach.

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