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  • Job reference: RMS0216675

Legal Counsel

  • Sector: Legal
  • Location: Telford, Shropshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/09/2019
  • Duration: 4 months
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The Role:
A global specialist in energy management and automation are looking for a Legal Counsel to join their dynamic legal team based in Telford.

Operating as in-house legal counsel within a fast paced environment, you will need to be a 4+ PQE solicitor, able to come in and hit the ground running. Delivering legal services to UK&I operations as part of the larger regional team, you will operate as a key business partner to provide high quality service and strategic legal support.

Responsibilities will include:

* Preparing and reviewing tenders, contracts and supporting negotiations.
* Preparing templates.
* Providing claims support and oversee litigation.
* Ensuring compliance with applicable laws and group policies.
* Supporting local real estate matters & employment issues.
* Providing training and facilitate our compliance programmes.

Whilst this position is based in the Telford office, there will be a small amount of travel involved to other UK offices and client meetings. However, this is expected to be 90% based in the office with only 10% travel.
It is vital that the successful candidate has a proactive outlook on their work with fantastic interpersonal skills, excellent organisational skills and is passionate about delivering solutions via their legal expertise.

The Company:
Our client is the global specialist in energy management and automation. Serving customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, the technology, software and services improve the way customers manage and automate their operations.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* A fully qualified lawyer authorized to practice in the UK or Ireland with a Master/Bachelor of Laws degree or equivalent and at least 4 years' PQE in commercial and/or construction law, and preferably in a Construction, Oil & Energy, or Renewables & Environment sector.
* Fluent in English (written and verbal) and PC literate.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* In-house experience is preferred although not essential.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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