Senior Legal Counsel - Fixed Term Contract

QED Legal
£75000 - £90000 per annum
31 May 2024
28 Jun 2024
Simon Campbell
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is looking for a Senior Legal Counsel / Commercial Lawyer to join their highly regarded legal team for a six-month fixed term contract. There is the potential for this opportunity to go permanent at the end of the contract term.

Based in Birmingham this is a varied role involving drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts and agreements. You will also be advising and assisting the business on a wide range of other legal matters.

Hybrid Working Opportunity - The head office is based in Birmingham, but they would consider candidates who can come into the office one to two days a month. If candidates wanted to work in the office more that too is possible.

The ideal candidate:
  • A strong grounding in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, particularly SaaS contracts
  • Able to work in a busy in-house legal department and provide day to day commercial advice to all departments within the business
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate legal issues in a business-friendly way and influence key stakeholders
  • Able to effectively manage competing priorities and stakeholder expectation
  • A UK qualified solicitor with strong academics with at least 5 years PQE
Our client envisages that candidates with at least 5 years PQE plus 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.

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