Senior Counsel

Hays Legal
England, London, West London
£80000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
03 Sep 2019
01 Oct 2019
Neel Mehta
Practice area
Company and commercial
Legal counsel
Full time
Contract type

In-house legal jobs West London, legal counsel jobs West London, commercial lawyer jobs West London

Your new company
A popular, growing international entertainment and media chain, with a presence in 10 countries and revenue of over £4billion. This FTSE 250 listed company employs over 4,000 people and has been acquisitive in its growth strategy, ensuring it has taken large chunks of market share from the competition. The company offers an excellent benefits package and a friendly, accessible and fast-paced working environment at its West London head office.

Your new role
A Senior Legal Counsel position reporting into the General Counsel, as part of an experienced legal function. This generalist position will involve negotiating and drafting a range of commercial agreements and advising on intellectual property, data protection, corporate and employment matters, among others. You will work on matters across the European jurisdictions, while forging strong relationships with all the internal teams.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a qualified lawyer in the UK or another common law jurisdiction, with unrestricted working rights in the UK. You will have at least 5-8 PQE (candidates with more experience will also be considered) and a strong commercial background, including in-house exposure. You will be able to thrive in a broad role in a dynamic environment with interesting daily commercial challenges.

What you'll get in return
You will enter the company in a senior counsel position and immediately take on a good level of responsibility. You will be working with an internationally recognised entertainment brand, within a great team. You will be rewarded with a competitive salary and excellent benefits package, including sizeable product and services discounts, with a tangible route to career progression.

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