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In-House Legal Counsel

England, North East England
Closing date
15 Dec 2023

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Practice area
Company and commercial
Contract type
Full time
1 year, 3 years, 4 years

Job Details

We are working with a market leading and pioneering business in the renewable energy and electric vehicle sector. This exciting business based in the North East of England, has a small but well regarded and integral In-house legal team which is looking to grow and the position will suit a Commercial Solicitor, with contracts experience and ideally c. 1-4 years PQE or equivalent.

You will advise stakeholders on a wide range of legal matters but in particular, will be involved with the draft, review and negotiation of a variety of commercial contracts, often with customers which include major brand name corporates. The ideal candidate with be able to travel to the company's offices in County Durham on a regular basis although the business is very flexible and happy to consider different working arrangements. The role requires some solid experience of working with commercial agreements and in return you can expect to be exposed to cutting edge work and truly interesting and high-profile projects.

Your CV is almost certainly going to be enhanced by this experience and commercial exposure. The team has a friendly, collegiate culture and encourages a healthy work life balance. This is a great role for a Lawyer looking for a career progressing in house move.

For a full job spec and benefits information, get in touch with Sophie Linley at Sacco Mann on 0113 236 6711.


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
Company info
Vantage Point
Hardman Street
M3 3HF

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