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Legal Counsel - 6 months FTC

  • Sector: Legal
  • Location: England
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 12/03/2020
  • Duration: 6 months ftc
  • Time left:
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    (23/04/20)
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My nationwide client who are in the Power/Energy Industry are looking to recruit a Legal Manager for a 6 months fixed term contract. The role can be based in any of the customer business units in Northampton, London or Ipswich.

The post holder will provide legal advice and negotiate and execute contracts which will range in value, complexity and strategic importance to the Group.

The post holder will additionally, in conjunction with the Deputy/Head of Legal and Group General Counsel, plan and allocate legal resource in relation to their designated area of responsibility.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience required:
The post holder will have relevant legal professional qualifications and experience working in a corporate/commercial environment.

Specific requirements are:

* Solicitor/barrister qualified in a UK jurisdiction
* Excellent technical, analytical and drafting skills and attention to detail
* Ability to work under pressure with limited supervision in a multi-disciplinary environment
* A pragmatic approach and an ability to assess and quantify commercial risk
* Collegiate and collaborative approach; ability to build strong working relationships with colleagues
* Effective written and oral communication skills
* Ability to support the efficient use of resources within the Legal team
* Flexible and willing to take on work in new or unfamiliar practice areas

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