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Legal Counsel

£50000 - £60000 per annum + pension, benefits
BCL Legal In House

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An opportunity for a Commercial Legal Counsel has surfaced at an international business based in Birmingham. This is an Advisory / Management position within the business.

About the Role

As the appointed Legal Counsel, you will work as part of a large national in-house team, managing a varied caseload of matters for the business. You will act as a trusted advisor to business leaders, working alongside client facing teams to understand the business's needs.

The work is likely to include:
  • Advising on and negotiating a wide range of contracts with clients or to establish joint business relationships for the delivery of business' products and services
  • Advising on alliance agreements (experience with agreements with technology partners, including reseller and subcontracting arrangements would be an advantage)
  • Advising on IP and DP aspects of any given deal
  • Advising on complex engagements
  • Advising on post-contract matters
  • Creating new precedent agreements and guidance notes for use throughout the business
  • Working on collaborations with the wider business network on cross border deals including Global Framework Agreements and Master Services Agreements
  • Advising on acquisitions, new business set ups, deal structures and joint ventures
  • Driving other commercial work and projects across the business
The Ideal Candidate

The ideal Legal Counsel will have the following attributes:
  • 5+ years' PQE as a Commercial Solicitor
  • Experience gained in private practice / in-house
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build strong relationships and the capability to influence negotiations in an innovative business environment
  • Broad commercial experience, ideally encompassing IT, IP and data protection
  • Corporate experience (advantageous)
  • The ability to gain a full appreciation of the wider reputational, commercial and business aspects of each deal
Salary and Benefits

The successful Commercial Lawyer will be rewarded with a salary of £50,000 - £60,000 per annum and a benefits package including pension. There is plenty of scope from training and development, with a defined career development structure.

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