Role details

Legal Counsel

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

Bullet points

  • One of the world's most recognisable brands
  • Broad Commercial role working in a small legal team

About Our Client

An instantly recognisable global brand whose main headquarters are based in Surrey.

Job Description

  • Drafting and negotiating commercial contracts.
  • Manage and direct legal matters by delivering timely, cost effective and technically correct advice and guidance in an accessible and solution orientated manner.
  • Advising and supporting the company's global sales, operations, marketing and finance teams to ensure corporate compliance and consistency.
  • Drafting and negotiating R&D, partnership, promotional and licensing agreements relating to the company's intellectual property.
  • Communicating to all levels of management potential legal risks and mitigation strategies relating to the company's business.
  • Instructing external counsel and actively manage fees
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of knowledge management, and actively sharing knowledge with colleagues across the business.
  • Conduct and arrange internal legal training for colleagues across the business, where relevant.

The Successful Applicant

  • Qualified solicitor with a strong academic background and training from a well known law firm.
  • Experience in commercial law with experience in advising on legal and regulatory risks.
  • Strong drafting and negotiating skills.
  • Experience in advising on multi-jurisdictional transactions
  • Ability to establish trusted relationships with colleagues
  • Prior in-house experience (either through secondment or permanent role) would be helpful but is not essential.

What's on Offer

A basic salary paying up to £65,000 (depending on experience) + benefits + discretionary bonus.

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