Role details

Divisional Legal Counsel

Birmingham   •   £55,000 - £65,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • A global leader in the engineering sector looking for an international lawyer
  • Interests in working in / or travelling to Sweden 3 dpw would be required

About Our Client

This organisation is a specialist within the engineering sector and has a multinational Legal department. They have a leading global brand are work at the cutting edge of their field

Job Description

Due to changes within the international team my client is looking to hire an experienced general commercial lawyer to undertake a role that can be UK based in the Midlands for 2 days per week with 3 days being based in Sweden - alternatively they would also be very keen to hire someone who wished to relocated permanently to Sweden.

Areas you would be asked to lead on are as follows:

  • Strategic Advice
  • Contracts Review and Approval
  • Disputes
  • Corporate Strategic Projects
  • Export Control
  • Legal Compliance



The Successful Applicant

  • To be considered for this position you will need to :
  • Be at least 5 years PQE within commercial lawyer


  • Have a first class academic and legal background;


  • Have achieved 'trusted adviser' status with the senior members of the commercial teams and other functions with whom they have worked


  • Be a qualified Swedish lawyer with excellent written and spoken English or an internationally qualified lawyer willing and with the aptitude to operate in a multi cultural and multilingual environment


  • Have experience in corporate and commercial matters in a highly commercial environment;


  • Be good negotiating skills with the ability to identify the main value and risk issues and to resolve them effectively in line with the business case;


  • Have an approachable personal style with the ability to communicate at all levels across the organisation and build strong internal and external relationships.

What's on Offer

Circa £60,000 plus excellent benefits

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