In-house Corporate Lawyer (interim)

Hays Legal
England, London
11 Jan 2019
08 Feb 2019
Laura Davidson
Full time
Contract type

Interim in-house legal job, corporate in-house legal job, corporate finance M&A commercial legal interim job

Your new company

A prominent international organisation in the hospitality sector, with a growing presence across the EMEA region. My client employs nearly 3,500 people across the globe and has an impressive property portfolio of over £1.6 billion.The office in Central London hosts the small legal team with four lawyers reporting into the General Counsel.

Your new role

An in-house Corporate Commercial role reporting into the General Counsel. Part of a small Central London based function, you will support the business on a variety of business critical corporate matters including M&A, corporate finance and governance matters. You will also be exposed to commercial contracts, property law, data protection and employment matters as and when they arise. Interacting collaboratively with senior stakeholders, you will show credibility across the business.

What you'll need to succeed

You will be a UK or common law qualified lawyer with 2-5 PQE (guide only), either from a private practice or in-house environment. You will have extensive corporate and M&A experience and will be proficient in drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts. Ideally you will have corporate finance exposure. You will need to be a team player able to contribute in general advisory, contracts and legal support matters. As this is an interim position, you must be available on short notice.

What you'll get in return

You will get the chance to work on high quality corporate/commercial work as part of a small legal team. You will enjoy a friendly working environment with colleagues well regarded in their fields. This role has the potential to become permanent for the right candidate.

What you need to do now
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