Legal Counsel

Recruiter
Williams Lea Tag
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Legal Counsel
£55,000 to 59,000 dependent on experience
London - Fulltime
Monday to Friday 09:00-17:30

Williams Lea Tag seeks a Legal Counsel to join our team!

Are you self-motivated with a “can do” attitude? Would you be able to provide general legal advice to the businesses served within a sub-region/country or cluster of countries? Would you be able to implement best in class legal processes and procedures to assure business objectives are met?

How would you like to work for a global business process outsourcing (BPO) organisation with a client base of blue chip FTSE100 and Fortune 500 companies within the Public Sector, Financial Services, Legal, Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences and Energy industry sectors?

Sound good so far? Then this is the perfect position for you and you are just the individual that we are looking for!

The Job:
The role of Legal Counsel is a key position in Williams Lea. This role requires define and recommend legal strategies and objectives designed to mitigate the organization's legal exposure and ensuring legal risks are identified and mitigated. You will have to provide general legal advice, including contract (customer and vendor) support to the businesses served. You will have to advise members of the business on legal and related risks associated with WLT's operations in the area of responsibility. You will need to prepare and negotiate legal contracts, letters of agreement, and other documents related to a variety of trade, commercial, financial, and operational matters (e.g., loans, leases, purchase agreements, acquisitions, divestitures, employment contracts) to protect the organisation's legal and business interests. You must analyse and interpret case law, court reports, and proposed and existing laws and regulations to prepare technical reports on how they impact the organisation’s operations.

The Fit:
To be a successful fit in this role you will have to maintain effective relationships with customers and maintain a visionary and global perspective pertaining to strategy. You will have to work as the member of a team defending the organization's legal interests in litigation and claims in own area of responsibility which may include external legal spend. The ideal fit will have to ensure the organization's legal interests are best represented and protected in customer, vendor and third party contracts and should be an active participant in negotiating such contracts in the area of responsibility.

The Experience:
We are looking for someone who has been working as a Solicitor with an experience of 2-5 years post qualified experience. Must have a University Law Degree and professionally qualified. One should have the ability to apply legal knowledge and expertise in business environment and developing legal analytical skills.

The Package:
In return the Legal Counsel will receive a competitive salary and benefits which includes Private Medical Insurance, Life Insurance/Life Assurance, Company Pension, Corporate Eye Care, Personal Accident and Company Sick Pay. Additional benefits such as Dental Insurance, Childcare Vouchers, Gym Membership, Charity Donations, Employee Offers, Retail Vouchers and Season Ticket Loan are offered at a discount on a salary sacrifice basis. You will also have the opportunity to work for a global employer and dedicated to offering each and every employee an enjoyable, challenging and rewarding career with future career development prospects.
Williams Lea Tag positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
Please note: Due to the high volume of responses received for this role we will not be able to contact all applicants directly. If you have not heard from us in four weeks please consider your application unsuccessful

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