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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.

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Divisional Chief Legal Counsel, Remote

Last updated on 22/07/2022

Sector: Engineering/Energy
Reference: 4855MD
Location: Could be based from any operating office in England or Scotland

Description


Fantastic opportunity to act as a divisional Chief Legal Counsel for a global engineering group. Sitting on the group senior legal leadership team and overseeing divisional legal advice you will work closely with the management team to act as trusted adviser on a range of legal issues.

Responsibilities:

  • Key legal business adviser predominantly to the management team as well as commercial, procurement, employment, finance, treasury, and insurance
  • Handle a wide range of international commercial work including bespoke contracts: agency, licensing, distribution, development, consortium, framework, guarantees and confidentiality
  • Support to tenders and new market development
  • Procurement and management of subcontractors/suppliers
  • Assisting with acquisitions, disposals, JVs and other corporate matters
  • Managing disputes and claims including employment
  • Company secretarial duties for the subsidiaries
  • Overseeing property matters
  • You may also advise on IP, GDPR, H&S, antibribery and sanctions
  • Delivering training sessions and maintaining/updating legal documents
  • Managing and instructing external advisers
  • Managing another lawyer
  • Reporting to the Group GC

 

We are looking for:

  • Qualified solicitor with ideally at least 7 years PQE *
  • Some experience working in-house ideally in a similar sector such as energy, engineering or manufacturing
  • Sound knowledge of commercial contracts
  • Proven management experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and organisational skills
  • A robust, self-starter

Apply:

If you are interested in this Chief 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.

 

*All candidates will be considered on merit

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Jacqui Douglas

jacqui.douglas@mckenziedouglas.co.uk

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