Legal Counsel

  • Location:

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Gavin Robson

  • Contact email:

    gavin.robson@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/539147

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-11

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Legal Counsel - 12 Month FTC
Glasgow or Edinburgh
Competitive Salary and Benefits

We are searching for a Legal Counsel to add to our prestigious client's busy in-house team on a 12 month fixed term contract basis. The ideal candidate will have had experience either in-house or in private practice dealing with legal matters, including commercial contracts. We are looking for someone with 2+ years PQE to help support the more experienced members of the team.

Experience in financial services, pensions or with a professional services firm would be advantageous. The role is available in either the Glasgow or Edinburgh office. Duties and responsibilities can include, but are not limited to the following;

- Develop knowledge and understanding of key area's propositions, core business and associated risks and work with that area to shape solutions that meet requirements.
- Draft, review and negotiate a wide variety of commercial contracts
- Advise the business on wide variety of legal issues, such as data protection. Knowledge of TUPE would be helpful.
- Positively contribute to the legal team, creating a professional, effective, high quality and approachable resource for the business

In return you can expect the following;

- Competitive salary
- Full study support where applicable
- Share of the firm's profits
- Good work life balance
- Ability to buy and sell holidays
- Your birthday off
- A huge array of other flexible benefits.

The firm is committed to the personal and career development of all employees and this position offers excellent growth potential within a dynamic and growing organisation.

For a confidential chat please contact Gavin Robson at gavin.robson@search.co.uk or on 0141 272 7771

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