Senior Legal Counsel
Salary £75,000 - £80,000 per annum
Location West End
Consultant Jon Lucas
Date posted 20 June 201811 Slingsby Place, St Martin's Courtyard London, WC2E 9AB Robert Walters United Kingdom
A leading consumer brand based in Central London are looking to hire a Senior Legal Counsel for 12 months to cover a period of maternity leave. There is a high probability that this role could become permanent in the future.
About the Role
Working in a small and fast-paced legal team, the Senior Legal Counsel will play a key role in the legal function’s activities.
The majority of the work will involve drafting, negotiating and advising on a variety of commercial contracts including:
- Customer and supplier T&Cs
- Outsourcing, IT and distribution agreements
- Marketing and promotional contracts
- Loan & finance documentation
- Partnership agreements with venues
- IP licensing
There will also be a range of other matters relating to corporate/M&A, compliance, property and litigation, that will crop up on an ad-hoc basis.
This position requires a qualified solicitor (either in the UK or other Commonwealth jurisdiction) with at least 5 years’ PQE. However applications from all levels will be considered, if candidates possess the relevant experience.
You must have a wealth of experience in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts. Any previous work with corporate matters would also be advantageous. It is essential that you have worked in-house before, whether it be a secondment or a full-time role.
The company is going through a period of high growth, so you must be somebody who is capable of dealing with a constantly changing set of priorities across the business.
You must be available to start a new role by the end of August at the latest, ideally earlier.