Senior Legal Counsel

Reading – £130,000 - £160,000

Senior Legal Counsel

A sharp, commercially minded Legal Counsel is wanted for a fantastic role with a global consumer brand.
This is a leading role within the organisation and will support all the UK business which will involve often deep and complex challenges. Therefore, you will need to be a functional expert and a business partner with legal skills, mainly in the areas of general commercial law which will include contracts, marketing and advertising, employment, food & regulatory law amongst other things.

You will ensure the efficient running of the legal support and manage the day to day legal work consistent with the priorities identified by the organisation. You will be an active member of the Leadership Team to provide proactive and strategic legal advice.

This is an exciting role for someone who wants the next challenge in their career, so candidates need to be able to demonstrate they have acquired the skills required ideally in the CPG sector, but also have excellent general commercial awareness. You will have gained at least 5-10 years' experience in a similar level role either In-house organisation with international exposure or in a leading Law Firm. A full breakdown of the role can be found on the JD which will be supplied on application.

As would be expected of a role of this calibre, there is an excellent salary on offer for the right candidate, along with excellent benefits.

Please contact Lisa Spink, Managing Consultant - In House, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

Please contact Lisa Spink, Managing Consultant - In House, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment is an In House Legal Recruitment expert and the UK's leading businesses trust us with their Legal vacancies. You can therefore apply for our In House 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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Lisa Spink

Managing Consultant
0203 846 3071

Lisa joined Douglas Scott in 2013, running our Locum desk for 2 years before going on to work as a Business Manager at one of the largest recruitment agencies in the UK. Here she focused on Legal & Compliance on a contract and interim basis. Lisa re-joined Douglas Scott in 2018 as a Managing Consultant to set up a Legal & Compliance desk within our In-house department, again with a contract and interim focus and predominantly within (but not limited to) the London market. Originally from Cornwall she now lives in the Manchester area with her husband and young son Harrison.

"Lisa's professionalism, global industry knowledge and contacts are exceptional. I would highly recommend Lisa for her passion in ensuring a candidate's skills and experiences matches the clients expectations and vice versa, fundamental in recruitment ! Above all, Lisa goes above and beyond, she is with you throughout the whole process, on hand to answer any questions, offering advice and support around a candidates or clients busy schedule, one feels like they are receiving a very bespoke friendly personal service!"

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Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Company Commercial Law
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX, In House
  • Salary: £130,000 - £160,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Reading
  • Reference: LX57054

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