Corporate Commercial & Commercial Litigation Solicitors x 3

Employer
Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment
Location
London
Salary
£60k - 110k per year + estimated, negotiable
Closing date
16 Apr 2021
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Job Details

Three lawyers sought by an in house legal department of a multinational plc in the education sector. Central London offices, but remote working fine. Full time hours, possibility of permanent to follow 12 month fixed term roles.

1. Litigation Legal Counsel - 12 months maternity cover from 4th May 2021. Indication on salary - c3-4 years PQE.
2. Commercial Counsel - 12 month fixed term contract starting 12th April 2021 or thereabouts. Indication on salary band - c4-6 years PQE.
3. Corporate Counsel - 12 month fixed term contract starting 12th April 2021 or thereabouts. Indication on salary band - c2-3 years PQE.

1. Litigation Legal Counsel - maternity cover
Reporting to the Group General Counsel in London, the role will involve dealing with contentious matters as well as dealing with commercial issues both at the UK and Group level. Applicants should be confident managing a caseload from pre-action to trial. This is an ideal opportunity for a technically strong and commercially minded lawyer, looking to join a fast-paced and consumer oriented organisation. You must have post qualification commercial law experience in private practice of no less than three years. Previous in-house experience is advantageous but not necessary.

2. Commercial Counsel role (reporting to Senior Commercial Counsel)
Work will involve structuring, drafting and negotiating commercial agreements, such as platform agreements, licences, terms & conditions, service agreements, partnership agreements with universities, representative agreements, etc. Working directly with the sales operations, marketing and procurement teams, management of at least two reports with their progress, development and assist them with legal matters. Ensuring that all agreements are commercially and legally sound and in line with head office requirements. Solid commercial experience and able to adapt and work flexibly in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

3. Junior Corporate Counsel (reporting to general counsel)
Main Function of Job: assisting with a broad range of corporate legal matters, including M&A, corporate restructuring, private equity, capital markets, joint ventures, providing legal advice for all aspects of company law, managing one or two paralegals with their progress, development and assist them with legal matters. Will need to have strong M&A and general corporate experience working with NDAs, LoIs, SPAs, SHAs etc.. NB: experience in banking/capital markets would be beneficial.

To apply for any of these roles please send a CV and a paragraph outline indicating your matching experience. Avaiability to start a new role, current salary levels or hourly rates also useful.

Company

We are specialist temporary and permanent legal recruitment consultants, based in London & Chester, established in April 2000. We concentrate mainly on high street solicitors firms with some in house posts as well. Over 10,500 lawyers are registered with us. We also assist with impartial recruitment advice, regularly advising candidates and employers on career options together with suitable salary and package levels.

Our company is unique for a number of reasons, including the fact that we donate a chunk of our profits to charity each year. The Ten-Percent Group of Legal Recruitment websites (which include Chancery Lane and Interim Lawyers) gives 10% of annual profits to charity (hence our name). We have carried on with this tradition since we formed the company 14 years ago. So far over £51,000 has been donated to charities in the UK and Africa including LawCare and the CAB.

Contact: Jonathan Fagan, Solicitor (non-practising) 

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