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    McKenzie Douglas provides In House Legal & Commercial Management job opportunities with UK and international businesses.

  • The Specialists, In-House Legal & Commercial Management Recruitment

    McKenzie Douglas provides In House Legal & Commercial Management job opportunities with UK and international businesses.

  • The Specialists, In-House Legal & Commercial Management Recruitment

    McKenzie Douglas provides In House Legal & Commercial Management job opportunities with UK and international businesses.

  • The Specialists, In-House Legal & Commercial Management Recruitment

    McKenzie Douglas provides In House Legal & Commercial Management job opportunities with UK and international businesses.

  • The Specialists, In-House Legal & Commercial Management Recruitment

    McKenzie Douglas provides In House Legal & Commercial Management job opportunities with UK and international businesses.

  

In-House Legal Counsel – Glasgow

Last updated on 17/09/2021

Sector: Engineering
Reference: 4811MD
Location: Glasgow, Scotland

Description


Fantastic opportunity to join a FTSE 250 engineering business.

 

Our client will consider flexible working including home working for candidates who are also prepared to travel to the office where needed.

 

Responsibilities

 

Working as part of a national legal team you will handle a wide range of commercial legal work including the following tasks:

  • Reviewing, advising, drafting and negotiating material commercial agreements including agency, license and distribution agreements, cooperation and development agreements, joint ventures, and consortium agreements, confidentiality agreements, framework and teaming agreements
  • Provision of legal services and advice to all internal stakeholders
  • Managing litigations, disputes and claims
  • Advising on legal, commercial, governance and compliance (including Data Protection, Anti-Bribery and Modern Slavery) issues
  • Assistance with setting the Group compliance agenda
  • Support for any M&A activity
  • Instructing and liaising with external advisors

 

We are looking for:

  • Qualified solicitor with circa 2-6 years PQE* (Scotland or England/Wales preferred)
  • Sound knowledge of and practical experience in contract and commercial law
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both orally and the written word
  • Capable of adapting legal advice to enable desired commercial outcomes
  • Adept at delivering to tight timescales, while managing multiple cases simultaneously
  • Self-starter, motivated and capable of operating outside comfort zone
  • Flexible and good team worker, assisting as part of wider group legal team where necessary
  • Confident in dealing directly and managing relationships with directors, senior managers, customers and suppliers

 

 

*All candidates will be considered on merit

 

 

Apply:

 

If you are interested in this In-House Legal Counsel position, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to jacqui.douglas@mckenziedouglas.co.uk. If the role isn’t right for you but you are interested in hearing about similar positions or some advice regarding the market, then please do get in touch on 01539 446666.

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Jacqui Douglas

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