Legal Counsel - German Speaking

England, Berkshire
£70000 - £80000 per annum + Good Package + Benefits
26 Feb 2018
26 Mar 2018
Olivia Collicott
Practice area
Company and commercial
Legal counsel
Full time
Contract type

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Corporate and Commercial Lawyer to join the In-house legal team of a well-known Technology business. The role would be perfect for someone with extensive experience in M&A and drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts. The successful candidate will also speak German. Salary is dependent on individual experience, although in the region of £70-80k + a generous benefits package.

The business operates in over 45 countries, and has a growing client base of insurers and businesses related to the insurance industry. Working with all of the major automotive insurers in the UK, their software services allow more than 2 million insurance claims to be processed per year.

The successful Solicitor will sit within a team of experienced and commercial Lawyers. Reporting into the General Counsel, you will provide advice across the EMEA region and will also work closely with external Counsel and relevant departments across the business. The role will involve drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts (software licences, letters of intent, termination notices, and proof of concept agreements, etc), and advising the business on corporate matters including M&A.

Applications are invited from qualified Lawyers and, whilst UK qualifications are preferred, European qualified Lawyers with UK experience will be considered. Those fluent in German are encouraged to apply. Candidates should demonstrate commercial experience, gained either In-house or in Private Practice, and ideally you will have experience drafting and negotiating on a variety of contracts and providing support on M&A.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and ambitious Lawyer to join the In-house team of this incredibly successful and growing business.

Please send your CV for immediate consideration.

Please contact Olivia Collicott, Recruitment Consultant - In House, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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