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DATE ADDED: Tue 14/01/2020

Senior Legal Counsel

Luton, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, Full Time

SALARY: + benefits

Exciting opportunity to join a global, listed business as a Senior In-house lawyer working within an established in-house legal team.

Working closely with the Head of Legal the role will afford the opportunity to take on management responsibility, should you want it. Predominantly focused on commercial contract work the role offers significant variety as well as the opportunity to work with listed blue-chip organisations, internationally renowned privately-owned companies and clients within the SME sector. You will also contribute to the strategic direction of the team.

The ideal candidate would be a qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 4 years PQE with a good understanding of commercial law and some experience of litigation and employment law. You will be dealing with a range of legal issues including disputes, GDPR, and leading on the drafting, reviewing, negotiating and advising of but predominantly focusing on the review of commercial contracts. and will provide feedback on legal terms and conditions. You will analyse legal and commercial risk within the contracts and provide pragmatic advice including proposing mitigation and where necessary preparing escalation documents and reports for senior management. As part of the role, you will be responsible for drafting and reviewing any other contracts that the business may require including hardware and software agreements.

The successful candidate will respond to legal queries, from all parts of the business, giving clear, consistent and practical advice on contract interpretation. Therefore, candidates will be expected to adapt to ad hoc queries in a fast-paced environment.

Ideally, a full-time post but the company could consider flexible working arrangements.

You will have outstanding customer-facing skills coupled with an attention to detail. You will have a proven track record of being able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines in an environment laced with a wide variety of challenges and unexpected interruptions.

For more information please contact David Cartwright at Chadwick Nott.

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Role: Senior Legal Counsel
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Location: Luton, Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire

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