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In-House Legal Counsel - Manchester

Commercial Contracts - In-House
Ref: 509 Date Posted: Tuesday 25 Jun 2024

Exceptional role for an In-House Legal Counsel to join a major global defence company with this role being based in Samlesbury and Warton with hybrid-working arrangements are also available. 

Role Profile:

  • Ensuring governance in establishing international partnerships with customers and industry partners.
  • Understanding the commercial, political and economic issues affecting the business.
  • Drafting, negotiating, agreeing, completing and supporting contractual arrangements with customers and partners which contribute to the development of the business.
  • Ensuring that the business is compliant with all applicable legal requirements including health and safety, procurement law, product safety, compliance, export control and ethical business conduct.
  • Ensuring the business continues to respond effectively to its regulatory and contractual obligations relating to IT, cyber security, information handling and personal data protection.
  • Ensuring legal risks associated with the use of cloud based solutions to store, process or deliver solutions involving information, IP and data that the Company owns or is responsible for are understood and managed appropriately.
  • Participating from an early stage in disputes to assist in developing appropriate strategies for their effective resolution.

Candidate Profile:

  • UK qualified solicitors or barristers with appropriate leading law firm and/or in-house experience.
  • Solid commercial/ commercial contracts experience is essential.
  • Experience of operating within a commercial environment.
  • Sound knowledge of, and experience of dealing with, relevant areas of the law.
  • Ability to establish trusted relationships, exert influence and communicate clearly and effectively.

On Offer:

  • You’ll receive benefits including a competitive salary and pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive bonus,
  • As part of a first class, collaborative and friendly team, you will receive training and development relevant to the industry, as well as wide ranging exposure to a variety of challenging work. The role will provide the opportunity to contribute towards the Company's overall objectives, which include growing and supporting a sustainable international business, delivering support and training solutions for customers’ and maximising technological capabilities and cultivating a highly skilled and diverse workforce.

To Apply:

For a confidential discussion or to apply please contact:

David Thomson, Director

Telephone: 0203 174 2482

Email: david@thomsonlrc.com