Senior Legal Counsel

Recruiter
Eden Scott
Location
Edinburgh
Posted
11 Feb 2019
Closes
16 Feb 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Legal Counsel, Edinburgh City Centre Eden Scott are working with a client within Edinburgh City Centre to recruit a Senior Legal Counsel. You will be a key member of the organisation that leads on all legal issues that face the European part of the business and develop strategies and processes to safeguard the company's interests in these parts. This is a fantastic role for someone with experience within an Energy/Corporate/Contracts background who is looking to develop their career in-house. Working within a large international firm you will be involved in all aspects of the business. The key responsibilities within this role are - Manage the commercial integrity of contracts and review standard contracts from customers, suppliers and sub-contractors. Participate in sales negotiations by providing expert legal advice and negotiating/agreeing changes with customers' legal advisors to ensure they are protected from risk. Co-ordinate legal support across all internal teams. Ensure all contracts are being reviewed during the project lifecycle and advise Project Managers when issues arise on contractual obligations to ensure risks are identified, managed and mitigated. Review and negotiate maintenance contracts and advise service organisation of potential issues and contractual obligations. Support the managing director and other heads of departments with all relevant legal advice. For bank financed projects, review bank direct agreements, letters of credit etc and negotiate with Bank's lawyers to ensure risks are minimised. Review all other legal matters as appropriate. Set up of a compliance framework and develop overall commercial risk assessments for contracts. For more information on this role contact 0141 410 1028 or send your CV.

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