Role details

Senior Legal Counsel

Derby   •   £65,000 - £75,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • A specialist in the hospitality industry is looking to recruit
  • Ability to work autonmously and assist more junior team members required

About Our Client

A leader in the hospitality sector with a global reputation.

Job Description

As a Senior Legal Counsel you will be expected to get involved in exciting new projects and take the lead with developing the more junior members of the team when required.

  • You will be the legal business partner to the marketing team and assist on innovation projects.
  • Attend meetings with Head of Legal and relevant parts of UK Governance meetings, providing advice and guidance to ensure new products and marketing are legally compliant.
  • Attend marketing and innovation leadership team meetings (taking it in turns with other members of legal team) as appropriate and update Head of Legal in relation to projects and discuss solutions with Head of Legal and legal team.
  • Build strong relationship with marketing team and work with marketing team to identify legal/regulatory opportunities for competitive advantage.
  • Investigate potential non-compliance by competitors and pursue complaints where appropriate.
  • Negotiate, draft and engage with procurement team on marketing and innovation projects. Develop and deliver training materials and guidance notes for employees and agencies.

The Successful Applicant

To be considered for this position you will need:

  • 6-10 years PQE as Solicitor and hold current practising certificate.
  • IP and marketing law experience preferred.
  • Commercial contracts experience essential.
  • To be hard working and used to being able to work at pace
  • To be able to demonstrate potential future leader qualities
  • The ability to get into detail and get to the bottom of issues.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • To be commercially astute with a thirst for learning.
  • To have the desire to mentor and share knowledge.

What's on Offer

Up to £70,000 plus benefits

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