Associate Legal Counsel

Swanstaff Recruitment Ltd
£45k + Bonus + Benefits
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Associate Legal Counsel

£45,000 PA

Pension scheme


Private health cover

You will be supporting and provide advice on all legal issues for a fast growing, entrepreneurial company based in Basildon, your main focus will be with commercial agreements and management of the businesses' IP portfolio.

  • Providing high quality legal advice and support to all business areas of the Group
  • Negotiating, drafting and supporting on a broad range of matters including:
  • Multi-national high value transactions
  • Commercial contracts
  • Supply chain contracts
  • Licensing and distribution agreements
  • Managing and maintaining an extensive global IP portfolio which includes patents and trademarks
  • Supporting the business with planning, coordination, and the preparation for board meetings
  • Identifying legal and commercial risks within the business and offering high standard legal advice and guidance
  • Informing the external Counsel at all times whilst managing the business finances
  • Provide support to General Counsel, as required
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned


  • Requires extensive theoretical and practical knowledge across the legal function
  • Significantly influences strategy for the legal function and supporting the business
  • Resolves issues that impact the direction of the business
  • Performs legal review and analysis to ensure contracts are compliant with all applicable laws and regulations
  • Adds strategic value and collaborates with others to meet the business goals and objectives
  • Reviews and monitors relevant case law


  • UK qualified lawyer or similar commonwealth jurisdiction
  • Strong academic background
  • Broad commercial expertise
  • Excellent IT skills and knowledge of Microsoft packages including Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint

If this sounds interesting to you, and you would like to find out more, please get in contact with the Chelmsford branch now!

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