Legal Counsel

Manchester – £50,000 - £62,000

Douglas Scott are pleased to be assisting a well-known Management consulting business in their search for a Legal Counsel to join their already established Manchester office.

Reporting to the UK General Counsel, you will be responsible for assisting and leading on a variety of Commercial work. Typically this will include drafting, reviewing and negotiating of all 3rd party contracts such as, IT, services, distribution and more. In addition, it is anticipated that the roleholder will be part of business wide projects, assist with ongoing GDPR compliance, and provide strategic input to the Manchester office and wider UK business. The UK Legal team is small in number, so you will gain fantastic exposure to the daily activities of the business. On site in Manchester is the MD and other members of the senior management team.

Applications are invited from Commercial Solicitors with 2 years or more PQE. You will be confident and be able to work alone and to tight deadlines. There is flexibility on offer in terms of home working.

This is an exciting time to join a business with growth on the agenda. Future opportunities in the UK Legal team are expected, and you'll be working for an established business with a well-known brand.

If interested, please get in touch with Nick Barrass to discuss further details, or send a CV to to be considered.

Please contact Nick Barrass, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

Douglas Scott are a legal recruitment expert and the UK's leading law firms trust us with their legal vacancies. You can therefore apply for our North West legal jobs with confidence. We are a regulated recruitment consultancy and will discuss this role and seek your approval before submitting an application directly to the decision maker.

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Nick Barrass

Recruitment Consultant
0161 233 6360

Nick is part of our In-House team, operating across the North of England for all sizes of business across a variety of sectors. Nick handles candidates of all levels from Paralegals to General Counsel, ensuring they find the perfect fit for their next career move. He works with longstanding businesses which have established Legal teams, as well as those who are trying to build new Legal functions and make that important 1st In-House Legal Hire. Prior to Douglas Scott, he worked for 2 years at a Financial Services Recruiter and has 6 years’ experience in the Real Estate Finance sector. Nick studied Sport and Exercise Science at Liverpool John Moores University. 

"I would like to thank you for all of your efforts in dealing with my recruitment. You and Lara have both been a pleasure to deal with. You are both a credit to your field and I would be sure to use your services again."

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Commercial Contracts
  • Type: In House
  • Salary: £50,000 - £62,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Manchester
  • Reference: NB51283

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