Solicitor - Contract Law

Recruiter
Evolve Recruitment
Location
High Wycombe
Posted
15 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Legal Counsel/Solicitor
Location: High Wycombe, Marlow, Maidenhead, Hurley, Slough, Henley-on-Thames
Salary: Up to £55,000

Evolve Recruitment are currently seeking a Legal Counsel/Solicitor to work for our established client, a worldwide leader in Consumer and Professional goods, with global sales of $5.5bn and over 22,000 employees. In this role, the successful candidate will be working alongside members of the legal team, giving legal advice and liaising with colleagues from EMEA. The ideal candidate will have completed their LPC/BPTC with relevant in-house experience.

Key Responsibilities:

·As the Legal Counsel/Solicitor, you will support the Vice President, providing legal support to the company within EMEA. You will be involved in business projects, as well as being responsible for conducting legal research, reviewing contracts and collecting billing information
·You will be putting together meetings and reports as well as assisting with signing and closing procedures and executing documents
·As the Legal Counsel/Solicitor, you will participate in meetings with various management departments, whilst preparing and delivering presentations where appropriate
·You will be working as part of a modest yet busy legal team, assessing commercial contracts, overseeing corporate documents and legal advice whilst working with internal teams from EMEA

Key Skills:

·Experience of 1-3 years PQE within a commercial role
·You must have a proven track record for drafting and reviewing international commercial contracts
·You will be fluent in English at an excellent level, both reading and writing
·Experience with both B2B and B2C environments
·The ideal candidate will be strongly independent yet able to work well within a team
·You will have a commercial awareness and deal very well under pressure
·You will be able to communicate legal terms confidently and clearly when speaking to those who are non-legally trained
·You will have good knowledge of IT systems, including Word and Excel
·A basic understanding of IP/IT is desirable
·You will be enthusiastic as a person and about your role within the company
·Experience with Data Protection and GDPR
·Legal qualifications (desirable)
·Experience within both a Legal Firm and Corporation (desirable)
·Extra European language (desirable)

If you feel that you have the relevant skills or experience for the Legal Counsel/Solicitor position, please apply now to Evolve Recruitment, Kingston upon Thames for more information

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