We have partnered with a national utilities company in their search for a Legal Counsel in the North-West. This presents itself as an exceptional opportunity for a Commercial, Corporate or Construction Solicitor from Private Practice to make their first move In-House.
About the business:
The company is responsible for providing utilities solutions to a large customer base in the North West of England. Their operations cover areas such as Cumbria, Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside.
Turnover has now reached £1.8bn with profits exceeding £200m.
The company plays a crucial role in maintaining environmental standards and sustainability in its operation.
About the role:
Provide timely and accurate legal advice to internal stakeholders on a range of matters, including contracts, regulatory compliance and litigation.
Draft, review, and negotiate a variety of commercial agreements, ensuring alignment with business objectives and compliance with legal requirements.
Identify and assess legal risks associated with business activities, and develop strategies to mitigate these risks.
Stay abreast of changes in legislation and regulations affecting the utilities industry and advise on compliance requirements.
Manage and support the resolution of legal disputes, working closely with external counsel when necessary.
There is a customer facing element to the role and the creation of innovative solutions for dealing with customers is a key part of this role.
Salary up to £75,000.
14% employer pension contribution.
Bonus up to 20%.
Commercial, Corporate or Construction Solicitor at a International, National or Regional law firm in the North-West from 3 Years PQE.
Legal Counsel from the manufacturing, utilties or chemical sector.
For further information about this role or other In House opportunities in the North-West, please contact me for a confidential discussion on Ciaran.ONeill@RobertWalters.com or call in the first instance on 07721019717.
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