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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.

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

  

In-House Legal Counsel, 0-3 PQE, Glasgow or Aberdeen

Last updated on 22/11/2023

Sector: Engineering
Reference: 4931MD
Location: Glasgow or Aberdeen

Description


Global Engineering and Services Group seeks a junior lawyer to work as part of a medium sized legal team who support the defence division of the business on a range of legal, contractual and compliance matters.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Under the supervision of the Divisional General Counsel you will:

  • Proactively provide legal and contractual support to the Division
  • Review negotiate and draft commercial contracts including client, supplier, agency, teaming and reseller agreements
  • Ensure operations and business activities are carried out in compliance with local regulations
  • Actively participate in the Division Compliance Program including implementation and training
  • Provide advice in relation to the protection and management of intellectual property
  • Support management of litigations, disputes and claims
  • Supervising outside Counsel
  • Participate in the deployment and implementation of the Group Legal Department strategic initiatives and provide support to the Group Company Secretary Department

 

We are looking for:

 

  • Qualified solicitor or barrister
  • Practical knowledge and experience of contract and commercial law – whether during your training or since
  • Legal compliance and IP experience would also be a benefit
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both orally and written
  • 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
  • Experience with a UK based law firm or in-house legal team

 

Our client will consider flexible working including hybrid working with at least two days in the office.

 

Apply:

 

If you are interested in this 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

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