Legal Counsel – Surrey – £Excellent + Car + Bonus

Our client is a global business looking to add further strength and depth to their legal group based in Surrey.

Legal Counsel – Surrey – £Excellent + Car + Bonus

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Job Detail

  • Job Ref JRW2095
  • Salary £70 75,000
  • Experience Level NQ - 1 YRS PQE2- 5 YRS PQE
  • Practice Area Corporate & Commercial

Job Description

Our client is a global business looking to add further strength and depth to their legal group based in Surrey.

You will advise on a range of commercial legal matters including general terms and conditions, contracts with key customer accounts, procurement contracts, major and complex projects, tenders, marketing support, agency and distribution agreements, IT and IP agreements, minor litigation management and general legal advice to the business.

The team manage the regional compliance agenda to help identify, manage and mitigate legal risk for the UK and beyond in respect of competition law, adherence to the code of ethics, data protection and anti-corruption, including the development and delivery of appropriate training to the business.

Education and professional qualification as a solicitor licensed to practice English law is essential.

Ideally, you will have 2-4 years PQE but this is given as a guide, candidates with suitable experience outside of this bracket are encouraged to apply! Previous in-house experience is desirable, but not essential. In addition to a good knowledge of commercial legal matters, the experience of any of the following legal disciplines is desirable: data protection law, competition/compliance, and IT contracts.

Origin Legal is handling several General Counsel and Legal Counsel Solicitor vacancies throughout the South of England. If you are a Solicitor looking to consider your options then please do get in touch for a confidential discussion.

Origin Legal follows strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However, we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.