Head of Legal - In House

England, London
£85000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
01 Oct 2019
29 Oct 2019
George Sanderson
Legal counsel
Full time
Contract type

Exclusive: In-House Legal Counsel opportunity. This is a brilliant opportunity to work within an industry leading company who have undertaken substantial growth over recent years.

If you want to work in an innovative privately-owned company with a world-wide presence, this could be the opportunity for you.

The Company

This innovative company are a global leader for their consumer product offering. They are product innovators in all aspects, from development, materials, testing and design. This vibrant organisation is headquartered in South West London and have a global presence and several locations worldwide. They are known for investing in their employees' health and wellbeing.

You will find a firm who encourage a good work life balance and professional growth.

The Role

This is a standout opportunity for a Legal Counsel to work within this consumer goods company in their South West London office.

You will be a Sole Legal Counsel, delivering legal service and advice to the business and CEO on key projects. Your work will be a varied and interesting caseload from drafting, negotiating and concluding B2B contracts with customers, distributors and suppliers to clearly communicating and advising the business on the commercial implications of complex agreements.

You will be overseeing the companies IP portfolio, data compliance, devising attack and defence strategies, managing and running commercial litigation as both plaintiff and defendant in conjunction with external legal resources and more. You will also be coordinating the internal collection and assembly of documentation in relation to disclosure requests and witness statements, reviewing and analysing the same prior to passing to the group's IP portfolio.

The Requirements

  • A UK qualified solicitor with over several years PQE experience
  • Good understanding and experience in IPR, Commercial Law and Contracts
  • Experience working as Legal Counsel in a multi-national business
  • Commercially astute
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • This position offers a competitive salary with discretionary bonuses

If you are looking to work within an industry leading environment as the Legal Counsel, then please apply for consideration.