In-house Counsel

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
10 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A successful, global food business is looking for a Commercial Solicitor to join their In-house legal team based in Hertfordshire, easily commutable from North London. The role would be perfect for a Solicitor around 2 years PQE (although other levels considered) with experience in commercial contracts and IP. Salary is dependent on individual experience, and there is a generous benefits package on offer.

This exciting food business has a long list of well-known retail clients, and now has a presence in Europe, Australia, South Africa, and is soon to expand into America. This new appointment into the legal team is part of their extensive growth plans over the next few years.

As part of the small In-house team, the successful Commercial Solicitor will report into the Head of Legal and work closely with other departments across the business, including teams across the world. The role will involve; drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts (including high value and complex agreements), assisting with corporate deals, advising on IP matters (including Patents and Trademarks), and working with retail and supplier clients across the UK, Europe, and further afield.

The role would be perfect for a Solicitor of around 2 years PQE, however more experienced or more junior candidates would be considered. As the business has a large client base in Spain, it would be a bonus for candidates to be fluent in Spanish but is not essential. Candidates should demonstrate experience drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts, will have a knowledge of relevant IP matters, and could come from either an In-house or Private Practice team. Those with experience working in a food-related industry are particularly encouraged to apply.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Commercial Solicitor to work as part of a hugely successful and naturally expanding business in the food industry. Please send your CV for immediate consideration.

Please contact Olivia Collicott, Recruitment Consultant - In House, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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