In-House Legal Counsel - 6 months FTC

Location
England, Warwickshire
Salary
excellent
Posted
18 Sep 2017
Closes
16 Oct 2017
Ref
RM8151
Contact
Ronelle Mendez
Sector/Practice Area
Company/Commercial
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Contract/hours
Contract

In-House Legal Counsel, 6 month fixed term contract, Warwickshire - an excellent interim opportunity with one of the UK's top Financial Services providers

JOB TITLE: In-House Legal Counsel - 6 months FTC

PQE REQUIRED: 3+

LOCATION: Warwickshire (Commutable from: Warwick, Birmingham, West Midlands, Worcestershire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire)

DAILY RATE: £300-£350 per day dependant upon experience

THE ROLE:

This challenging In-House Legal Counsel role will focus on advising business stakeholders on legal issues to ensure the organisation's contracts and contract procedures comply with legislation, protecting the groups legal interests and minimising legal risk. The In-House Legal Counsel will develop, maintain and negotiate legal documents and contracts, monitor any legislative change and ensure any impact to the business is disseminated appropriately, manage and update the Group's trade mark portfolio and complete short term/ one-off projects as agreed. The In-House Legal Counsel will also establish and continually develop and build relationships with internal stakeholders and external suppliers to ensure effective delivery of advice and services in line with business objectives. The high profile team of this leading organisation is looking for an Interim Legal Counsel who is able to join them at short notice for a period of around 6 months. The successful In-House Legal Counsel will be a qualified Solicitor preferably trained in a leading UK law firm with significant experience gained either with a leading firm or in-house. Experience of working in or for a FCA regulated business is desirable.