In-House Legal Counsel

  • Location:

    Leicester, Leicestershire

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    David Burgess

  • Contact email:

    david.burgess@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/543888

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-18

  • Start date:

    18/11/2019 15:51:08

In-House Legal Counsel - Leicester - 4yrs+ PQE

This role is working for a prestigious company based in Leicester. Due to increased business activity they are looking for an experienced In-House commercial contracts and dispute litigation lawyer for a new In-House Legal Counsel position working from their head office.

As a Commercial Contracts Solicitor you will take responsibility for providing legal counsel and support with regards to all aspects of commercial contracts including IT, Software Licenses and Data Protection/GDPR. Working closely with the litigation team you will also
Be responsible for the management of disputes and issuing proceedings (through external solicitors and enforcement agencies as appropriate).

As Legal Counsel you will take the lead in the drafting, negotiation and completion of commercial contracts as well as dealing with other contract management issues and queries as well as handling the commercial litigation matters which will include debt recovery and copyright infringements.

You will be either a Qualified Solicitor (4 yrs+ PQE) currently working In-House in a Legal Counsel or for an established Commercial Department in a local Private Practice firm. This role will suit someone who wants to work In-House for a driven but friendly Commercial Department.

For more information please contact David Burgess on 0161 835 8657 or alternatively email david.burgess@search.co.uk

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