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Legal Counsel

Employer
Search Consultancy
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
8 Nov 2021

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Sector
Legal
Salary Band
Competitive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Legal Counsel

Glasgow

We have been instructed by a leading and cutting edge global organisation to find them a solicitor to join their group legal function where you will have the opportunity to provide legal and governance support on a wide range of commercial matters.

This opportunity would suit an outgoing and enthusiastic commercial lawyer with In-House or Private Practice experience with a background in areas such as commercial contracts, IT/IP, corporate, banking, projects, commercial litigation, energy to join the group legal team. You will provide a wide range of legal advice to the organisations subsidiary companies on a national and international level, in particular being the first line of support for the two of the groups highest profile businesses.

It is important you are commercial, solution-driven and a self-motivated lawyer with strong communication and influencing skills, who possesses the confidence to work and advise senior stakeholders across the wider organisation to assist with the day to day operation of their businesses, support contract negotiation and assist with their compliance with law and group policy. You would also be involved in defining and rolling out group projects in response to regulatory and legal challenges to the group.

Responsibilities:
  • Review, advise, draft and negotiate a wide range of commercial agreements
  • Provision of legal services and advice to all internal stakeholders
  • Managing litigation, disputes and claims
  • Advising on legal, commercial, governance and compliance
  • Assistance with setting the Group compliance agenda
  • Support for any M&A activity
  • Instructing and liaising with external advisors


Required Experience:
  • Scotland or England/Wales qualified solicitor
  • 2-5 years PQE (This is guide so doesn't preclude individuals with more or less PQE)
  • Sound knowledge of and practical experience in contract and commercial law;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Capable of adapting legal advice to enable desired commercial outcomes
  • Adept at delivering to tight timescales, while managing multiple matters simultaneously
  • Self-starter, motivated and capable of operating outside comfort zone
  • Flexible and good team worker, assisting as part of wider group legal team where necessary
  • Confident in dealing directly and managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders


Please apply as directed or for further detail and confidential discussion please contact Andrew Inglis.at Search Legal
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