Senior Legal Counsel

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£80000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits: Pension, Health, Car Allowance
Closing date
24 Sep 2020
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.
New opportunity for an experienced In-House Lawyer to join a leading services business based in Manchester. The company is in an exciting period of growth and are seeking to add to their existing legal function.

The successful candidate will form part of a tight knit, high performing legal team which contributes significantly to the business achieving its strategic aims. The business operates in both the Public & Private Sector and has a large footprint across a number of key industries

As Senior Legal Counsel, you will report directly to the Head of Group Legal and undertake a wide range of legal/commercial duties which make the role varied and challenging.

• Providing up to date and timely commercial legal advice on bids, contracts and renewals
• Working collaboratively with business divisions and functions to assist with the successful completion of projects
• Negotiating and finalising multiple supplier and customer contracts, including FM, Construction (NEC, JCT) outsourcing and energy
• Provide swift support on other legal and commercial issues as they arise for key front line business areas
• To assist occasionally with legal advice concerning M&A, joint venture, IP and other activities relevant to the business
• Assist with the development and maintenance of standard suite of documents
• Build and maintain strong internal relationships with divisional leaders
• Collaborate and share best Practice with the wider legal department

Ideally you will have had exposure to Construction contracts in your career to date, as well as a detailed knowledge of a wide range of commercial agreements (FM and energy sector specific are desirable but not essential) You will be a proven influencer and have operated at Senior stakeholder level in an in-house environment. The team work flexibly and is expected that post-Covid home working will continue.

This is a fantastic opportunity for Senior In-House Lawyers who prefer a fast paced environment and enjoy the challenge of undertaking varied legal work in support of a large business. If the role sounds of interest send a CV to Nick Barrass to be considered.

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are multi-award winning legal recruitment experts.

Our business – put simply – is to remove the pain points candidates may otherwise experience on their journeys.
Sure, we act for legal professionals of all levels making lateral moves, taking steps up the ladder or looking for contract legal opportunities.
And yes we can boast a network of connections that spans nationwide private practice, the UK’s in house legal departments and now the Middle East, Asia and the Far East.
But we are the only REC and APSCO affiliated legal recruitment specialist with an ISO9001 accredited quality management system and the Investors In People Gold Standard award.
And by externally validating our day to day activities in the wider business community we have been able to place customer experience at the heart of our business proposition.
Which means people like dealing with our team – a very experienced, settled and happy bunch they epitomise the Douglas Scott brand personality and will demonstrate a genuine interest in you and your career.      




Contact Us
  • Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
  • No1 Spinningfields
  • Manchester
  • M3 3EB
  • GB
  • 0161 233 6360
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert