Legal Counsel

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    West Sussex, England

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    David Holden

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    2 months ago

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We're excited to be working with a leading, international IT services company looking to recruit a full-time Legal Counsel for its friendly, inclusive team in West Sussex. This is a challenging, rewarding role for a bright, ambitious solicitor looking for career progression opportunities and a competitive salary of £55,000.

The Legal Counsel role:
As a Legal Counsel based in Sussex, you'll be passionate about all things legal. You will have substantial legal experience from working in busy law firms to draw from, IT sector-specific experience is not a must but would be beneficial. You can expect to do a mixture of office working and working from home. The salary pays £55,000.

With a group turnover in the £100-millions, you can expect to be working on a range of dynamic commercial matters every day. Working within a collaborative team, you'll deal with a variety of commercial contracts for the entire business - with you as the first port of call. It promises to be a varied, challenging and engaging role. You will also be working directly with business partners, giving advice and answering questions.

The Legal Counsel work will include:
? Drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts, as well as providing related advice.
? Taking full ownership of contracts, with support from in-house teams and mentors.
? Working closely with other members of the team and other in-house legal teams.

Requirements of the role:
As a pragmatic and solution-focussed lawyer, you'll have a minimum of 3PQE and maybe working in-house or in private practice already, ideally, you will have a tech-savvy background.

Please apply as directed or contact David Holden at Search Legal for a confidential conversation. We look forward to hearing from the most talented and qualified applicants today. Rest assured, in this time of COVID-19 any interviews and working environments will comply with the latest relevant health and safety regulations.


Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.