Legal Counsel, Corporate, Commercial

Recruiter
CareTech UK
Location
Potters Bar
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
08 Nov 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
SENIOR LEGAL COUNSEL

The Role :
Working at the heart of a major business with a diverse workforce, you will assist the Group General Counsel in providing guidance to key stakeholders across the business on:
• general corporate and commercial matters
• property acquisitions
• property leasing for care homes and other care operator arrangements
• commercial contracting
• commercial claims and regulatory investigations
• handling day to day matters arising from other HQ support service functions, including employment, corporate governance, dispute resolution,

About you
You will be
• a UK qualified Solicitor, ideally 3-4 PQE
• a solid background and wide range of corporate/commercial experience supporting businesses at a strategic level
• commercially focused, confident, self-motivated and friendly team player with initiative, resourcefulness and exceptional project management skills
• experienced in handling responsibilities in a variety of situations with a calm and assuring resilience in the face of demanding situations with multiple competing priorities
• able to work independently as well as part of a collegial team with little direct supervision, within set parameters at all times
• eager to learn and continuously strive for excellence

You will have
• strong critical reasoning and analytical ability
• ability to think strategically - examining issues from multiple perspectives, quick grasp of and solutions to complex problems with outside-the-box thinking and a pro-active approach
• exceptional contract drafting, analysing and negotiating skills
• wide ranging experience managing diverse corporate and commercial transactions from start to finish

Caretech, a UK listed company, is a prominent player in the UK social care sector with an enviable track record. Due to exponential growth of the business, an excellent opportunity has arisen for a strategic role in the group HQ based legal department. This role will suit an experienced lawyer looking to move into a long term career role in the growing legal department headed by an Ivy League educated, internationally experienced lawyer ready to mentor and train the right candidate with an aptitude for learning and development and ready to make a long term commitment to the company.

If you truly believe you are the one, apply now and rest assured your enquiry will be dealt with in strict confidence.
Please provide a current CV and the following:
1. Salary expectation
2. Travel time from home to Potters Bar
3. If employed, notice period

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