In House Counsel
An international law firm
The firm is now available for an additional In House Counsel to undertake a broad and varied workload across commercial contracts, firm governance, mergers/demergers, partner admissions and resignations, procurement and data protection.
The role is full time, permanent and based within the Legal, Risk & Compliance team, in the London office.
The candidate will report to the Senior In House Counsel and General Counsel and work as part of the team that is responsible for advising the firm on all legal issues affecting the firm both in the UK and internationally (excluding the US).
The in house team works closely with the Board, Managing Partner, Senior Partner and Executive management of the firm.
The role will involve:
Working with the procurement team to negotiate, draft and advise on a range of contracts, both UK and International
Data Protection and Trade Mark Issues
Dealing with incoming and departing partners, partner reports, consultancy agreements, service agreements
Interpreting and advising on the constitutional documents of the International firm
Assisting the in-house finance and tax teams on finance and tax issues affecting the firm
Assisting with corporate restructurings and advising generally on the structure of the firm
Drafting and negotiating financing and intra group loan agreements
Drafting Heads of Terms/Memoranda of Understanding
Assisting with acquisitions and the establishment of new offices
Drafting and negotiating Joint Venture agreements
Advising on governance issues
Assisting with the drafting of reports for the Executive and Board
Advising the firm on relevant new legislation or regulation
Working closely with the other members of the Legal, Risk Management and Compliance team and assisting on project and non-project work
Previous experience in a similar role in private practice or in-house is a definitive advantage
The successful candidate will possess developed team working and communication skills. A pro-active, commercial and flexible approach to help drive the team forward is essential.
The firm offers first rate support in the form of training, manager time, excellent career prospects and an opportunity to play a role in the development of a key team in one of the world's most exciting and dynamic law firms.
Candidates who have between 2-4pqe are likely to have the right level of knowledge and will have gained the right level of experience needed to be able to undertake this role.
They have however given an indicative pqe as an approximate guide for applicants.
Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.