Legal Counsel

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
27 May 2021
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Job Details

Job Title: Legal Counsel
Location: South Manchester
Salary: Up to £50k
Working Pattern: Full working from home currently but with some office presence required Post Covid, although working from home will be regular as well

Douglas Scott are working with an industry leading technology business based in South Manchester as they look to grow their in-house legal offering with the addition of a Legal Counsel. You'll work closely with a small team on a variety of general commercial legal matters, working alongside numerous internal stakeholders to facilitate the business' operations.

As the successful candidate, you'll be responsible for the following:

• Drafting, negotiating, and reviewing a wide range of commercial contract agreements (e.g. Supplier, B2B, IT/Technology, Marketing etc…)
• Working closely with the sales and procurement teams on agreements with a range of public and private sector clients, from SME's to huge nationals.
• Assisting on some crucial business projects, working closely with the General Counsel and senior members of the business.
• Exposure to wider legal matters, such as corporate, compliance, data protection etc….

The ideal candidate will have/be:

• NQ solicitors upwards will be considered but ideally you'll have 3 years' worth of experience in a Commercial Contract setting which can have been in a Paralegal capacity
• Candidates from both Private Practice and In-house backgrounds will be considered but ideally, you will have some experience/exposure to advising businesses in the technology sector, although not crucial.

If this role sounds of interest, please apply using an up to date CV and I'll be in touch to discuss further.


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.      




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0161 233 6360
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
M3 3EB
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