Legal Counsel

London – £60,000 - £70,000

An experienced Lawyer, with a background in corporate and commercial matters, is required for an In-house role in an entrepreneurial business based in central London. Candidates could come from either In-house or Private Practice backgrounds but will ideally be comfortable drafting commercial contracts and advising on corporate and compliance matters. The business is offering a competitive salary of c. £70k, dependent on experience.

The successful Lawyer will report into the General Counsel and advise on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters across the business. You will have responsibility for drafting a variety of commercial contracts including; NDAs, media related contracts, joint ventures, collaboration agreements, and shareholder and investment agreements. You will have the opportunity to broaden your skillset and work on other matters, including; litigation (insolvency, bankruptcy, and enforcement), consumer credit and FCA matters, advising on company secretarial matters, instruct and liaise with external Counsel, and assist with the review and implementation of policies related to GDPR.

Applications are invited from Lawyers, ideally with more than 2 years PQE, who are experience in advising on a variety of corporate and commercial matters. Candidates from all industries will be considered.

This is an excellent opportunity for an aspiring In-house Counsel to make the move to a commercially driven and fast-paced Investment business based in central London.

Please contact Olivia Collicott, Recruitment Consultant - In House, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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Olivia Collicott

Managing Consultant
0161 233 6360

Olivia joined Douglas Scott in January 2014 and shortly after became the first member of the In-house team. Olivia currently recruits for In-house Legal teams, working with a range of clients across the commerce and industry sector. She primarily focuses on markets in London and the South of England but also works on a nationwide basis. She also works closely with a variety of member organisations and knowledge providers in the industry to provide value added events and services to her clients and connections. Olivia is a Law graduate and is also a black belt in judo.

"Olivia has been amazing, she has always listened to me and been on hand to answer questions. She has also been very honest which is something that is very important to me."

Paralegal | Hertfordshire

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Corporate Law, Commercial Contracts
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX, In House
  • Salary: £60,000 - £70,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Reference: OC112589

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