Interim Sole Counsel - 3 month assignment

Basingstoke Temporary
  • Highly autonomous role with interesting and growing business
  • Broad workload which is diverse and engaging

About Our Client

Our client is a highly acquisitive group with a large portfolio of brands and businesses operating under the group structure. This sole counsel position will be reporting into a highly practical, knowledgeable and personable CFO with excellent legal knowledge and working with a dynamic business who are supportive and going through change due to potential growth opportunities.

Job Description

- Broad commercial contract matters (negotiating, drafting and advising the business on a broad range of commercial terms including procurement, supplier agreements, marketing agreements, IT agreements)

- Corporate (support CFO with M&A due diligence, negotiations and final form agreements)

- Work closely with board members and committees on risk reviews, corporate governance, audits and liaise with external advisors where appropriate on AIM matters.

- Company secretarial duties

- GDPR/ Data Protection compliance matters and implementation of new materials and processes

- Brief external solicitors, oversee their work streams and manage the costs.

The Successful Applicant

  • Strong communicator who has experience of influencing and persuading at a senior level.
  • Demonstrable experience of negotiating commercial agreements.
  • Demonstrable experience of developing and delivering training on compliance as well as producing tools to support alignment with the changes.
  • A provider of clear, authoritative and commercially aware advice.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Detailed and analytical approach.
  • A positive "can do" attitude and a supportive team player.
  • Probing and enquiring mind, prepared to challenge information received and assess its impact.
  • Proactive self-starter with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Solution-focused attitude
  • Comes with a minimum of 5 years In-house commercial/corporate exposure and able to work autonomously

What's on Offer

- Excellent day rate (inside IR35)

- Excellent flexible working policy - mostly working from home at the start of this contract

- Excellent working environment with a supportive team and line manager

Tatum Colclough
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+44 118 955 9045

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Tatum Colclough
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+44 118 955 9045
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