Legal Counsel required to join an international service provider in the West Midlands.
Your new company
Hays are currently working in partnership with an international service provider seeking a Legal Counsel for a contentious and non-contentious commercial role within their successful legal team. This is an exciting opportunity for an in-house professional to gain excellent exposure and work for a well-established and widely respected company.
Your new role
As a Legal Counsel within a large international business you will work closely with the board of directors, executive members and external stakeholders. This is an exciting, fast-paced role so you will be required to manage your time and workload effectively. You will provide your colleagues and superiors with your specialist advice within commercial litigation and contracts law whilst ensuring risk and compliance management. You will also create legal documentation including business policies and negotiate and draft a range of commercial contracts.
What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this role you will be a UK qualified Solicitor/Lawyer with minimum 5 years PQE and previous experience of working in-house with a large, successful business. Ideally you will have a proven track record of providing complex legal advice within commercial litigation and contracts. You will also be a confident negotiator and have the ability to provide legal assistance in an efficient and pragmatic way. You will also have excellent communication and decision making skills as you will be required to manage various professional relationships.
What you'll get in return
In return you will receive a competitive salary and generous benefits including car allowance, private healthcare and pension scheme. You will also gain invaluable skills and great exposure within an international and well-known business to enrich your CV.
What you need to do now
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