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Legal Manager and Company Secretary

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: Car, Bonus, Shares, Excellent Pension
Closing date
14 Jul 2021
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Job Title: Legal Counsel & Company Secretary
Location: Leeds
Salary: Up to £70k + car and excellent benefits (pension, shares etc)

We're currently working with a Global Energy business in their search for a new Legal Counsel to join the Group. The business is at the forefront of advancements in the energy sector, and has been on an upward trajectory for the past few years. Reporting to the MD, you will lead on all legal matters relating to the activities of the UK business. This includes contracts, JV's, acquisitions/disposals, compliance and competition law. Exciting business wide projects also add to the interesting legal work which runs through the in-house legal team.

If successful, you'll be responsible for a mixed workload including:

Advising on, drafting, reviewing and negotiating a diverse range of commercial agreements (including distribution agreements, supplier agreements, Joint ventures, some construction contracts)
Assisting Group M&A team on a diverse range of corporate transactional work, including acquisitions and joint ventures, in the UK and internationally.
Advising the wider Group on various regulatory areas including data protection, consumer regulations and Health & Safety
Maintaining and actively managing anti bribery and Competition elements of day to day business
The management of relationships and interaction with external counsel and advisors.

This is a fantastic opportunity for Yorkshire based in-house Solicitors to gain excellent exposure as the Legal lead for the UK arm of a Global business

Please contact Nick Barrass @ Douglas Scott to discuss further details


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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