Senior Commercial Legal Counsel 5+PQE

Recruiter
Hays Legal
Location
England, Wiltshire
Salary
£60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted
27 Feb 2018
Closes
27 Mar 2018
Ref
3007112
Contact
Harriet Chapman
Practice area
Company and commercial
Position
Legal counsel
Sector
In-house
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Senior Commercial Legal Counsel Job in Wiltshire 5+ PQE

Your new company
Market leaders, this company pride themselves on their vibrant culture, latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting their vibrant spirit. Based near Chippenham, their legal team are geared towards creativity, innovation and ambition. This is a great opportunity for a senior commercial lawyer to be part of an active and engaged team committed to enabling continued commercial success.

Your new role
In addition to providing expert and pragmatic advice and support across the business, you will be responsible for the day to day management of a more junior lawyer. You will identify opportunities for growth and deliver relevant legal training programmes, in addition to proactively identifying arising risk areas and work with the business to develop risk mitigation solutions.

What you need to succeed
You will have a minimum of 5 years post qualification experience in a commercial role and an ability to apply that knowledge in a practical and pragmatic way. Experience of managing matters with a cross border and foreign jurisdiction element would be desirable.

You must have good awareness of the role of the legal function in a large business and have the ability to contribute actively in the taking of key business decisions. An appetite to learn new skills and the versatility and technical ability to deal with issues outside of your experience and learn quickly on the job is desirable; you will also possess the confidence and gravitas to challenge decisions and actions when required.

What you will get in return
This is a great opportunity for an ambitious lawyer to join a contemporary business focused on making change happen and handle quality work. You will enjoy a competitive salary, a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. On top of this you can expect rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities.

What you need to do now
If you are interested in applying for this position click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new role, please contact Harriet Chapman in complete confidence at Hays on 0117 930 4430. We would expect a lawyer with the given PQE to have gained the level of experience required, but this does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

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