Role details

Legal Counsel - Europe

Cambridge   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Legal Counsel - Europe
  • Commercial / Corporate role

About Our Client

A multinational corporation with over 20,000 employees serving over 170 countries, this organisation manufactures and distributes food hygiene and packaging from locations around the world.

Job Description

Commercial work:

Review, negotiating, drafting and advising on various types of commercial contracts, including but not limited to:

    • standard terms and conditions of supply and purchase;
    • supply of services and professional advisory contracts;
    • supply and manufacturing agreements;
    • agency and distributorship agreements;
    • co-operation and collaboration agreements, strategic partnerships, joint development agreements;
    • IT and network contracts, and data protection;
    • lease hire and maintenance agreements;
    • licence agreements.

Corporate work:

Assisting and providing transaction support to Regional General Counsel and other senior members of the Legal Department on M&A, joint ventures, restructuring projects and disposal of subsidiary companies.


Provision of independent, unsupervised advice on:

  • Corporate secretarial support and guidance to Treasury, Tax and Finance Teams
  • Support senior management for corporate matters in Europe and APAC regions

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate is likely to be a UK qualified lawyer with between 5 and 8 years post qualification experience* working either in private practice or in house.

It is a prerequisite that this candidate have the ability to deliver high quality commercial and business focused day to day legal solutions to European management and sales force teams on various legal issues whilst keeping abreast of internal and external business challenges and/or regulatory issues, for example, commercial contracts and agreements, non-contractual matters, corporate and regulatory compliance with minimal supervision.

*NB: post qualification experience quoted above is for guidance only and all applications will be assessed on their merits.

What's on Offer

Excellent package plus benefits

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