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Your new company
A global, market-leading business headquarters in London and an exceptional portfolio of brands within the Group. The company continues its impressive growth and is accordingly looking to increase its headcount within the legal function.
Your new role
A senior counsel position, effectively the number two to the General Counsel as part of a small team. The position encompasses management of two junior legal professionals and entails negotiating and reviewing a variety of critical commercial agreements, while advising on and mitigating commercial and legal risk. You will also work with different teams within the business, advising on varied data privacy, IP, legal compliance and governance issues. The team will together endeavour to help the business achieve its goals as it emerges from the pandemic a strong, stable organisation.
What you'll need to succeed
You will be a UK qualified commercial lawyer with at least 5 PQE (as a guide), having been trained and retained in the corporate or commercial team of a reputable City or national firm. In-house experience in an international organisation would be a bonus. The ability to liaise with stakeholders at all levels will be needed.
What you'll get in return
You will be part of a high-performance culture, led by a respected General Counsel. This is an excellent opportunity to manage people of you have not done so before, and you will be exposed to high-quality, varied commercial work in a small team. There is an opportunity to further your career with a well thought-out progression plan. The business offers an excellent salary and package, with hybrid working options post-pandemic.
What you need to do now
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