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Senior Legal Counsel

Chadwick Nott
England, North Yorkshire / England
£6k car allowance & other benefits
Closing date
19 Jan 2021

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Sector/Practice Area
Company/Commercial, Corporate, Commercial contracts, Intellectual Property
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, In-House
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Job Details

My client is a leading technology based business based in the North East of England. Their highly respected and established in-house legal team now seek to recruit a Senior Legal Counsel. Reporting into the Deputy General Counsel the role will be responsible for providing a wide range of advanced in-house legal support.

This is a 'generalist' role and will cover a wide range of legal matters including commercial contract, IP, property matters and regulatory law. Transactions may range from thousands up to several million pounds. The role will also provide day to day supervision for junior members of the team.

You will be a qualified solicitor with a minimum of 4 years' PQE and have experience of working in a commercial law firm or within industry as an in-house lawyer. The ideal candidate will have a commercial/ IP background however we would consider candidates from a regulatory, litigation or a property background as long as they are able to demonstrate strong commerciality.

In addition to possessing a strong technical background you must exhibit strong personal credibility have excellent client care skills as well as being a talented communicator. Strong self-motivation and the ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks under pressure is vital.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a high-profile organisation doing high quality work working at a level which offers great scope to carve out a successful career.

There is also the opportunity to work flexibly from home but there will be a need to visit several of the organisations sites all in the North East.

To apply for this position, or to discuss any aspect of the role, please contact David Cartwright at Chadwick Nott on 0121 200 5576 or

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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