Legal Counsel

Chadwick Nott
Closing date
2 Oct 2020

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Sector/Practice Area
Corporate, Commercial contracts, Intellectual Property, Data Protection
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
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My client is an industry leading organisation that aims to create real change for both its customers and for society in general. It is an organisation that genuinely cares about its employees and believes in a workplace where everyone can be themselves. As well as providing everything you need to do your best work, they will make your wellbeing their number one priority. That includes giving you the flexibility to enjoy life outside work.

Their small but highly regarded in-house legal team has the need to recruit a Legal Counsel. Reporting into the General Counsel the role will provide timely legal advice and support to the business to reduce risk, whilst helping reduce the cost and dependency of the business on external counsel.

Working collaboratively with the General Counsel and stakeholders within the business you will be tasked with providing high quality, clear, pragmatic legal advice for corporate and commercial matters on a broad range of projects and propositions. The role will predominantly focus on a varied range of complex, high profile, high value and business critical contracts both in the UK and internationally. The work will be challenging and complicated but ultimately rewarding.

The successful candidate will ideally be a minimum of 6 years PQE with a strong general company commercial background. You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of and experience in contract law/commercial contracts including Procurement and IT contracts. Experience of dealing with Data Protection and GDPR matters is essential. You must be a skilled communicator and capable of interacting with the business at all levels. The role will also afford the opportunity to manage and mentor junior members of the team

The company is based in Milton Keynes; initially home based you will need to be in the office 2-3 days per week when the offices reopen.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a high-profile and progressive business at a level which offers great scope to carve out a successful career within the organisation. You will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and the opportunity to work autonomously in a collegiate and meritocratic environment.

For more information contact David Cartwright at Chadwick Nott on 0121 2005576 or email

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Our business is about you. Helping you find the right job. We’ve been in the recruitment industry for 20 years, so we’re confident we can make a real difference to your career prospects. Over half of our business is repeat or recommended business – candidates returning for their next career move or recommending their colleagues to us. We like it like that.


But that’s not enough. We want to improve our legal recruitment service every day, every week, and every year, to ensure your success.


Our depth and breadth of experience means we already know the legal recruitment market inside out. And our industry-leading training programme fully prepares candidates for what lies ahead in a law career. So, as a lawyer, you can trust us when you need to take the next step.


We see things from your perspective. Nearly all our staff have legal training, and many have actually practised as solicitors. Which means you benefit from their in-depth knowledge of local markets, and specialist legal recruitment advice from consultants with first-hand, relevant experience.


Of course we take your career extremely seriously. We’ve worked long and hard to build trust and rapport with our clients and candidates, and all our dealings are treated with utmost confidence. We have a reputation for being proactive and well connected in the legal profession, and we’re always determined to achieve the best possible outcome for you.


For more information about how we can assist you please visit or call us in confidence on 0800 0121 848


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  • 4th Floor
  • 9 Devonshire Square
  • London
  • EC2M 4HP
  • GB
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