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General Legal Counsel

Law Staff Legal Recruitment
£80000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits: Performance Related Bonus
Closing date
14 Feb 2022
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Job Details

Our retained client in Greater London seeks an experienced head of department General Legal Counsel (Solicitor) on a full-time, permanent basis (working remotely).

This is a wonderful opportunity for a senior solicitor or senior legal counsel (Solicitor) with 5+ years’ PQE to join our client’s thriving procurement team in Central London. With the technical proficiency to hit the ground running, you will manage a varied workload, proving to be reliable and a working well within a team.

To put you forward for this position, we require your ideal salary and location and notice period.

  • Supporting the founder and director and the team and daily needs of the private sector client base
  • Being the primary contact point for this client and their sector clients, supporting their various legal needs
  • Managing internal private sector team
  • Reviewing client legal spend and working with them to drive efficiencies and savings in future engagement with legal suppliers
  • Working with clients to drive efficiencies and savings in future engagement with legal suppliers
  • Engaging and managing private practice lawyers
  • Commercial contract support
  • Data protection and GDPR support
  • Agreements and terms and conditions
  • Providing advice on legal and regulatory issues
  • General legal enquiries and processes within the business
  • Building and maintaining client relationships

The Candidate

  • Solicitors and legal counsel with at least 5 years’ PQE
  • Needs to have a stron in house and PP background
  • Technically brilliant and commercially aware
  • Demonstrates a consistently strong academic record
  • Exceptional client care skills including the ability to evaluate client problems
  • Ability to work remotely is essential
  • Is practical, personable and highly organised
  • Has a flair for business development
  • IT proficient

The Firm

Our client is a forward-thinking and fast-growing procument firm in Central London, assisting companies, public sector organisations, charities and other entities helping them drive efficiencies and savings on their legal spend. They pride themselves in providing clients with sensible, high-quality legal services, proving to handle each case with exceptional customer service and efficiency. Due to their continuous growth, they are now looking to employ General Legal Counsel on a full-time, permanent basis.

  • Performance Related Bonus
  • 6 weeks holiday

Our Agency Requirements

  • What salary are you currently seeking?
  • How far are you most comfortable to travel from home?
  • How long is your notice period?

General Legal Counsel

For further details of this General Legal Counsel vacancy, please contact Marcus Stevens on 01954 208064 quoting reference MS32510.



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Based minutes from the delightful, historical city of Cambridge, Law Staff Legal Recruitment specialises in helping legal firms, local authorities, private companies and individual candidates find the best personnel and opportunities in the market.

We put the success of our organisation down to our excellent, friendly team and creating close links with our clients and candidates; providing professional advice and delivering results in the shortest possible time. Over 40% of our clients come to us through word-of-mouth.

Our approach is to listen to what you want and to deliver on a personal basis exactly what you are looking for. An unusually high percentage of our new business is generated through recommendations from satisfied candidates and client firms.

We believe work should be life-enhancing and not a drudge. We pride ourselves on our friendly, human and open approach. Speak to any of us and you will notice the enthusiasm and belief we have for what we do. We treat all our staff with respect, share our success with them and encourage them to make their role their own.

Our organisation's success is the result of the combined effort of each individual.

Currently we have a computerised database of high quality firms actively searching for:

Assistant Solicitors
Legal Executives
Unqualified Fee Earners
Drafts Persons
Legal Secretaries


Find Us
01954 208 070
1 Carisbrooke Court
Anderson Road
CB24 4UQ
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