General Counsel

Oxfordshire Permanent
  • Rare General Counsel position
  • Diverse and unique role for an innovative and on trend employer

About Our Client

An innovative company that provides environmental and diagnostic consultancy as well as project management and equipment sales. With a varied customer base spanning four continents, they represent a new breed of truly global collaborative working. They currently deal with a broad range of organisations, including green energy, oil & gas, academic institutions and leading engineering companies to name but a few.The company also has a small but highly profitable property portfolio that numbers approximately 60-80 leases and licences.

Most important of all is that all profits made by the company are reinvested into research projects that ultimately reduce environmental impact on society.

Job Description

To support the senior management team in all matters both corporate and commercial while actively partnering with project leads and JV partners.

To assist the main board in delivering market leading services and projects.

Providing strategic insight to all invested partners, enabling the business to continue growing both its reputation and bottom line.

Due to the ongoing success of the company, this vacancy requires a qualified solicitor who is able to review and comment on numerous commercial contracts numbering in their hundreds.

The Successful Applicant

Qualified solicitor in the UK and will most likely be currently employed in-house.

You will be either currently operating as a General Counsel or Head of Legal.

Experience of dealing with high numbers of academic stakeholders.

Comfortable working with high volumes of commercial contracts that, due to their nature, require a swift turn around.

Provide strategic guidance to the senior management team and board.

Experience of working with joint ventures would be an advantage.

Exposure to commercial property would also be an advantage.

This role is based in Oxfordshire and allows some flexible working but due to its seniority, attendance at the office is important.

Although this job is advertised as a full time role, for the right candidate, our client is willing to consider individuals who are looking for either part-time or condensed hours.

What's on Offer

The package on offer for this General Counsel vacancy:

Highly competitive salary and benefits as well as an attractive pension scheme.

Friendly and inclusive work place.

This role is based in Oxfordshire.

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