Legal Counsel

South West England Permanent
  • Fantastic work environment in an established organisation
  • Varied workload and responsibilities

About Our Client

Our client is nationally recognised, infrastructure and asset management business.

Job Description

Assisting and working alongside the Head of Legal & General Counsel on complex and/or high value legal matters including joint ventures, corporate reorganisations, acquisitions/disposals and litigation.

Reviewing, drafting & negotiating on a range of commercial contract agreements and providing day-to-day advisory support across the business.

Delivering legal advice that is business focused, accurate and appropriate so allowing the company to reduce its risk of exposure and achieve its commercial and business objectives.

Assisting the Head of Legal on the development of appropriate company policies, processes and/or training for the areas covered by the wider legal function.

Instructing and supervising external lawyers to support their areas of responsibility when required.

The Successful Applicant

  • Qualified solicitor or barrister
  • Have relevant experience either in private practice with a top national firm or in-house and good practical experience of the application of legal principles and commercial law.
  • Able to identify and minimise corporate legal risk
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills both verbally and in writing.
  • Proactive and Commercially minded
  • Works well under pressure, with the ability to prioritise and handle competing demands.

What's on Offer

For further information relating to this role and the package on offer for this position, please apply to this advert or, alternatively, please contact Chris Tonkiss of Michael Page Legal.

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Job summary

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Industrial / Manufacturing
South West England
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Chris Tonkiss
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