UK Legal Counsel role - Reporting to the UK CFO with a dotted line to Group GC
Salary £80,000 - £90,000 + bonus
Remote role with sites across UK including Birmingham, London and Bristol. Travel to London where the senior stakeholder community are largely based with be required.
This is the first UK legal counsel role, so you will take responsibility for providing broad ranging legal and commercial advice to the UK business units on a range of matters including
- Commercial Contracts (key customer and supplier contracts) customers across a broad range of sectors
- Risk and Compliance matters including training, technology, processes and policies, DP
- Company Secretarial matters
- Employment law
- Additional exposure to M&A, L&T and litigation would also be useful
This is a high-profile in-house role, supporting and genuinely influencing the UK SMT and gaining exposure at Group level as they grow their European footprint.
There is genuine opportunity to build a UK team creating that Head of Legal role.
The ideal candidate will have 5+ years PQE ideally with some in-house experience gained in a B2B provider of services or goods. Previous sole counsel experience or form a smaller legal team may be useful given the breadth of work on offer. (Although commercial agreements will obviously form a chunk of the work).
You will have a commercial mindset, able to win trust and influence through proactive, pragmatic support. A go-getter who loves rolling sleeves up and getting involved. Enthusiasm and passion a must.
To hear more, do get in touch for a confidential conversation.
Time is of the essence, so if you are available at relatively short notice, that could certainly help