In House Legal Counsel

Herefordshire Permanent £50,000 - £70,000
  • Great in-house role in Hereford, very flexible
  • Exciting sector with a global reach

About Our Client

My client is a specialist in the telecommunications sector and has a global network of clients. The In-House Legal Counsel position would report into the Head of Legal and would be required on site ideally 2 days a week.

Job Description

  • Reviewing, drafting, amending and/or negotiating commercial contracts including without limitation NDA's, Supply/Purchase/Distribution/Re-seller arrangements, IP Licences in line with commercial objectives and targets.
  • Assisting the tendering process and in-service projects by providing legal advice, guidance and support.
  • Assisting with Company-wide compliance with necessary and relevant regulatory and compliance initiatives through working with third party specialist service providers and reporting progress and highlighting issues raised by these third parties.
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of improvements to Company Legal Framework in order to meet the Company's Commercial & Financial Strategy and Direction.
  • Work with the HR Manager by providing legal advice and guidance relating to employment contracts and associated HR issues (via third party legal advisers if necessary).
  • Reviewing, proposing and contributing to commercial policies and procedures.
  • Providing as necessary legal and corporate advice to Company Directors (via third party legal advisers if necessary).
  • Co-ordinating, monitoring and managing work provided by third party legal advisors (as necessary).
  • Assisting in promoting Legal and Commercial awareness to colleagues and educating key members of staff on commercial policy and procedure.
  • Providing legal and commercial advice for bid work.
  • Undertaking and being responsible for legal and commercial due diligence activities.

The Successful Applicant

You must have the following skills and criteria to be considered for this role:

  • UK qualified solicitor or barrister
  • Previously worked in-house and have a specialism in commercial contracts.
  • Have strong commercial acumen and a can-do attitude.
  • Strong at partnering with the business and various stakeholders, solutions driven
  • able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to prioritise work effectively.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to push back on the business appropriately when necessary.
  • Friendly and approachable personality
  • Works well as a team

What's on Offer

Excellent remuneration, flexibility and joining a business with great people and culture.

Contact
Bethany Machon
Quote job ref
JN-082020-696712
Phone number
+44 121 634 6975

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Consultant name
Bethany Machon
Consultant phone
+44 121 634 6975
Job reference
JN-082020-696712