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In House Legal Counsel

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  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Above market average for Wales

  • Contact:

    sarah castle

  • Email:

    scastle@yolkrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    02921673737

  • Job ref:

    SC/OCT20

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    30 November 2020

In House Legal Counsel
South Wales

The Opportunity
To work in house for a highly reputable organisation dealing with legal work ranging from commercial contacts to GDPR and a range of other complex legal matters. You will work on your own autonomy, reporting to the Head of Legal and the Senior Management board weekly. This organisation takes a modern approach, where they work in a busy yet relaxed environment where a fun and dynamic culture is encouraged.

This is what you’ll be doing
• Sitting on the senior management team and reporting on legal and compliance (GDPR)
• Liaising with other stakeholders in the business
• Act as the first point of contact for all legal matters
• Advising and negotiating on commercial contracts
• Establish and manage supplier relationships
• Dealing with GDPR
• Advising on complex commercial issues


The experience you’ll bring to the team
• A qualified Lawyer / Solicitor
• Between 1 and 5 years post qualification experience as a guide
• Commercial contract law experience (Advising, drafting and negotiating) is essential
• Excellent academics
• Excellent Client care skills are essential
• Calm and confident manner to handle potentially challenging matters and reporting these to the senior board
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

This is what you’ll get in return
• A salary above market average
• Laptop
• Mobile phone
• Pension scheme
• Social events

Are you up for the challenge?
If you believe that you have the skills and experience for the role - then please get in touch. We also offer a referral scheme for any candidates whose details are passed to us that we successfully place. If you have any further questions then please contact Sarah Castle at Yolk Recruitment on 07581489697.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.*