Legal Counsel

JAM Recruitment Ltd
09 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A well respected defence organisation is currently experiencing an ongoing period of growth and success. Due to an ever increasing workload, they are currently looking to recruit a Legal Counsel to join their dedicated team of Legal Professionals. The role is based in Basildon, Essex and is for an initial 18 month duration. There is a rate of £35Ltd Per Hour on offer for the successful candidate.

Job Description

*Providing commercially focused and pragmatic legal advice and services to internal stakeholders (particularly Commercial and Procurement);
*Reviewing and drafting a broad range of complex, international agreements with a diverse range of customers, partners and suppliers, including collaboration agreements, terms and conditions of sale and IP licences;
*Working collaboratively as a recognised legal expert integrated in a multi-disciplinary team, including liaising with and advising senior management;
*Actively contributing to direct contract negotiations, ensuring robust protection for the company while supporting business winning and retention;
*Supporting tender activities;
*Assessing and managing claims and dispute resolution processes;
*Providing support and guidance on the protection, exploitation and enforcement of the company's intellectual property rights;
*Monitoring and keeping up to date with legislative changes and relevant case law and being responsible for communicating bespoke and practical advice to colleagues; and
*Assisting with wider business and ad-hoc legal activities as required.

Skills Qualifications and Knowledge required

*English Qualified Lawyer;
*Contract drafting skills;
*Dispute management;
*Negotiation skills;
*Strong drive to support the business and add value to the services the legal team deliver;
*Solid relevant experience; and
*In-house and relevant industry experience would be beneficial, but not essential.

Please register your interest in the Legal Counsel role by submitting an up to date CV to John Sadler without delay.

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