Interim Legal Counsel

Warrington – £84,000 - £120,000

Douglas Scott are searching for an interim Legal Counsel to join a growing in-house team within one of our global clients. The business is a successful and leading name within the sector with operations across a vast array of infrastructure and development projects.

As interim legal counsel you will support the day to day activities of the existing legal team, getting the opportunity to work on exciting high value projects with exposure to general commercial contracts, construction contracts, disputes and corporate matters amongst others.

Key responsibilities will include:

Reviewing, advising, drafting and negotiating various commercial agreements (Construction, Commercial, IT/Tech agreements etc…) and identifying key legal and commercial risks to the business.
Provision of wider legal services and advice to a range of key stakeholders
Assisting with the management of litigation and claims
Exposure and support on employment law matters and disputes
Supporting on various property law matters (leases, disposals and acquisitions)
Instructing and liaising with external advisors as and when required

If this sounds like you and you're currently searching for your next interim assignment then please get in touch with Nick Barrass or send a CV to learn more.

Douglas Scott is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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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: Construction Law, Commercial Contracts
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX, In House
  • Salary: £84,000 - £120,000
  • Term: Temp/Contract
  • Location: Warrington
  • Reference: NB55811

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