Corporate Counsel (Maternity Cover)

Lexis Nexis
London (Greater)
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Corporate Counsel - Maternity Cover

Part of RELX Group plc, LexisNexis serves customers in more than 175 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide. LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions in various sectors including legal, corporate and tax.

Main Purpose of the Role:

To support the Head of UK Legal and provide general legal advice and counsel to the LNUK business on all areas of commercial law.

Key Accountabilities:

Providing general legal advice and counsel to the LNUK business at all levels and on all areas of law, ensuring that the firm's business interests are maintained at all times

Assisting with commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution

Analysing and negotiating commercial contracts

Assisting with the monitoring and advising of all current commercial policies and procedures for compliance with applicable law

Assisting with the monitoring and advising of all current regulatory policies and procedures applicable to the industry

Building, managing and maintaining strong internal relationships with key stakeholders by ensuring that the legal service provided to the UK LN business units integral to the business, building skills/knowledge

Essential Desirable:

Education/Qualifications Qualified Solicitor Knowledge:

Legal technical competence / rigour is paramount

Hands on experience in drafting, negotiating and advising on contracts

Qualified lawyer

Strong commercial acumen

Experience in private practice or in-house

Experienced in working with conflicting priorities

Key Skills and Attributes:

Excellent written and spoken communication skills

Collaborative and able to partner with different functions across LN UK business

Commercial and financial literacy

Willing to learn and develop in role

Ability to analyse business opportunities

Ability to roll sleeves up and work effectively without constant supervision

Able to analyse process and data to make informed decisions

Personal Attributes:-

Curious e.g. into products/services.

Commercial acumen/experience

Bias to detail (as needed)

Comfortable with ambiguity

Competitive salary plus comprehensive benefits package to include:

28.5 days holiday per annum

Pension including Life Cover

35 hour week


LexisNexis is a leader in professional publishing and a pioneering solutions provider. We are changing the way the world shares information through a unique combination of authoritative content, powerful online research and advanced productivity tools. We have moved beyond supplying text information to delivering vibrant solutions which transform organisations. LexisNexis is the leading provider of information and business solutions to help knowledge-driven professionals achieve excellence.

LexisNexis is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, marital status, ethnic origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age.

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