Senior Legal Counsel (Commercial)

Posted 19 December 2023
Salary £70000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
LocationLeeds
Job type Permanent
Discipline Legal & Company Secretarial
Reference79215
Contact NameGeorgia Mason

Job description

This is a superb opportunity to join an international brand as Senior Legal Counsel (Commercial). In this varied role you will provide strategic and operational advice within a complex organisation. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Large scale contracts and procurement
  • Drafting and negotiating a broad range of agreements including technology
  • Working closely with the business to support the delivery of new propositions
  • Implementing policies and processes to mitigate legal risks
  • Procuring and coordinating high quality and cost effective external legal advice where appropriate
  • Helping ensure the businesses name, reputation and legal rights are protected
  • Helping support more junior team members
  • Ensuring the business has adequate advanced notice of changes in the law

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Proven experience drafting/negotiating complex agreements
  • The gravitas to support and mentor team members plus deputise for the Head of Team
  • A broad understanding of commercial law
  • Outstanding stakeholder management, communication and commercial awareness
  • A high level of comfort making risk-based decisions
  • The ability to work autonomously

The opportunity will provide excellent long term career prospects, a supportive environment alongside ongoing personal development opportunities.