Legal Counsel (Corporate / Innovation) - Global Mining Business

London Permanent
  • Global mining conglomerate - Corporate Lawyer for innovation business segment
  • Complex corporate work, progressive technologies (inc. hydrogen/battery storage)

About Our Client

Our client is a world famous, listed mining co.

Job Description

The successful candidate will:

  • Support the success of the business by providing a wide range of legal advice to the innovation section which is concerned with the application of products to progressive technologies.
  • Identify key legal risks and opportunities associated with the business's activities, including day to day trading queries (physical and paper), disputes, projects and origination transactions.
  • Update commercial stakeholders comprehensively and accurately as-and-when material developments occur or monthly, whichever is the more frequent. Where required, participate in briefings of management and other stakeholders.
  • Work closely with the business teams to provide timely and appropriate advice in connection with commercial transactions, projects and strategy developments.
  • Manage client relationships to deliver high quality/timely advice to the company in relation to legal activities relation to innovation.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will be likely to be a common law qualified lawyer with at least 4 years PQE.


  • Experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and structuring, leveraged and management buy-outs and/or private equity transactions


  • Preferably gained in-house within a large multinational
  • Experience of intellectual property sharing agreements and product partnering and development arrangements
  • Knowledge of international commodity trading (physical and paper) preferably gained from engagement with a large multinational commodities company
  • Knowledge of anti-trust and compliance issues in product development and commodity contracts

*this is for guidance only, all levels of PQE will be considered.

What's on Offer

Salary, car allowance, both short and long term bonuses, non-contributory pension and other miscellaneous benefits.

For further information, please apply to this advert.

David Taylor
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+44 207 269 2358

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David Taylor
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