Legal Counsel

Recruiter
JAM Recruitment Ltd
Location
Basildon
Posted
24 Jun 2018
Closes
20 Jul 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
In House Lawyer with extensive Commercial and Contracts management experience required for market leading Aerospace and Defence organisation based in Basildon, Luton or Edinburgh.

As a key member of the legal team you will be providing and developing a highly professional legal service. You will be a member of a legal team providing professional, in-house legal advice and support to Executive and Senior leaders.

The Legal Counsel will be responsible for:

* Providing Legal advice on a wide variety of matters, including commercial contracts, procurement, disputes and litigation.
* Reviewing legal documents prepared by counter-parties, primarily in the aerospace, defence and energy sectors.
* The drafting of precedent and bespoke contracts, including sales and purchase agreements; non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements; agency, distribution and licensee agreements; research and development and intellectual property agreements; letters and other supporting documents.
* The development of internal legal policies and procedures to enable ‘speed-to-contract’ through contract design, process design and creative use of technology to support business priorities and deadlines.
* Implementing and maintaining policy and procedures issued by the company’s US parent company, advising on the practical application of the requirements and controls as appropriate.
* Creating solid working and business relationships internally and with business partners.
* Applying a broad understanding of the business’s products, strategy, and its various functions, such as finance, pricing, and marketing, to generate ideas with people from diverse perspectives, with the ability to focus on the longer-term impact of decisions.

You will have:

* 1-3 years Post Qualified Experience
* Significant legal and business experience, primarily in the area of commercial contracting and complex commercial transactions within a law firm, or in a corporate legal department of an industrial company.
* In-house legal experience ideally with a broad commercial knowledge
* Knowledge of the application and compliance with UK Strategic Export Control Lists (desirable)

In return, you will be offered an extremely competitive salary and an opportunity to make your mark with a clearly defined career path in a forward-thinking organisation.

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