Role details

Senior Legal Counsel

Cambridgeshire   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Broad legal role encompassing hands-on legal work and people management
  • FTSE 250 Business

About Our Client

Well Known British Leisure Business.

Job Description

  • Managing, supporting and training the team, including:
    • managing and supporting work load between team members;
    • supervising work product to ensure quality output is delivered to the business; and
    • arranging training sessions from within the business and with external law firms to ensure up-to-date business, product and legal knowledge across the team
  • Take a lead on day-to-day transactional legal matters in respect of contracts with the procurement team and other significant strategic transactions for the business and the Group, under the direction of the General Counsel and working closely with other relevant business functions, ensuring that key stakeholders are appropriately involved and/or informed of progress and developments.
  • Take responsibility for legal risks and the accurate completion, monitoring and management of the risk dashboard for the business.
  • As appropriate, efficiently and cost effectively manage relationships with relevant external lawyers supporting the business.
  • Manage other projects and assignments as determined from time to time by the General Counsel.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will need to be an English qualified solicitor (QLTS is fine) or at least be able to demonstrate significant experience of working as a solicitor in England. Prior in-house experience will be essential (either via secondment or permanent role).

Candidates must be comfortable undertaking a day to day legal role (see above) as well as managing a small legal team.

What's on Offer

A salary of up to £100,000 depending on experience + discretionary bonus + excellent benefits package.

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