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Legal Counsel

England, South Yorkshire
Closing date
24 Jun 2022
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Are you a lawyer who yearns to use the law in a versatile and diverse commercial setting, each and every day? Do you want to be involved in and provide legal advice to senior stakeholders at strategy meetings and within ongoing big-ticket commercial projects? Read on………..

One of the Europe's leading players in rail logistics is looking to expand its genuinely integral and highly regarded In-house legal team by recruiting a lawyer with 0-2 years PQE. Reporting into the Senior Legal Counsel who in turn has a solid line into the group wide GC. This is a challenging however hugely rewarding position which offers a commercially minded lawyer unparalleled access to major projects and a blue chip caseload.

Ideally you'll have some exposure to contract law, be that a training seat or some PQE gained from a reputable law firm or In-house department. Those candidate with an interest in contracts who have the appropriate background and pedigree will be considered, but there is so much more to the role than general company commercial and the legal team is central to the whole UK operation.

The team is extremely supportive, long standing and populated by lawyers with a stellar pedigree, however this is not a role for the faint of heart. It's likely to suit someone who will thrive in commercial exposure they will enjoy and offer a fantastic foundation to anyone with ambitions of working at the highest echelons of commerce.

Salary is likely to be in the region of up to £45k with a hugely generous pension and bonus and there is an option to split working practice between home and their offices based in south Yorkshire. For a confidential conversation and more detail/context, please get in touch at or call on 0113 467 9789


Sacco Mann are specialist Legal Recruiters recognised as regional experts with a genuine interest in, as well as knowledge of, their marketplace. We are renowned for giving clear and straightforward career advice and true quality of service.

We have thirteen experienced consultants focussing on legal recruitment, encompassing the Commercial, General Practice, Public Sector and In House positions, both permanent and locum. In addition two consultants specialise within the Patents and Trademarks sector.

We feel that much of our success has been due to the fact that we:

- try to accurately guage and understand what both candidates and clients require and indeed that which they are able to offer and then bring the two together
- have a demonstrable knowledge of the marketplace. Fundamentally what you need is not merely someone who can post your CV to a practice, but someone whose strength of contacts within the firms can add value, ensuring that you are given proper consideration
- discuss each role with you thoroughly and get prior clearance before a CV is submitted. This is an extremely important for protecting confidentiality and avoiding duplication
- brief you fully prior to any interviews, ensuring that you know what the role entails and how the interview will be run. We also give you honest interview feedback - if you don't do very well in an interview you can always learn from the experience
- are accessible and return your calls

Why use Sacco Mann?

Principally because we believe that the points outlined above are fundamental. We enjoy recruitment, and we are good at it, because we genuinely enjoy assisting people make positive career moves. We don't shuffle paper because we know our marketplace and are therefore in a position to give reliable, knowledgeable and practical advice.

The vast majority of our applicants and clients are at pains to thank us for the advice and service that we provide and we believe the high level of referral business is a direct result of the fact that lawyers value our input.

  • Leeds Tel: 0113 245 3338
  • Manchester Tel: 0161 831 6890
  • Midlands Tel: 0845 241 5644
  • London Tel: 203 440 5628
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Hardman Street
M3 3HF
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