Legal Counsel – 12 months FTC – West Midlands region – A unique opportunity to provide non-contentious and contentious commercial legal advice and support within a leading technology business.
JOB TITLE: Legal Counsel – 12 months FTC
PQE REQUIRED: 2+
LOCATION: West Midlands region
SALARY: up to £60,000
In-House role supporting the commercial and procurement teams of a leading technology company. However, the role also includes the provision of legal support to all areas of the business including HR, estates, corporate and finance.
Responsibilities will include: Draft and negotiate a wide range of contracts and other commercial documentation; Prevent, advise on and manage disputes with customers and suppliers; Advise and support the commercial and procurement teams at all stages of their projects from concept, through bidding, contract negotiation, contract delivery to contract closure; Management of external advisors to ensure quality of advice, value for money and accurate budgeting/cash forecasting.
To be considered for this opportunity you must be an English qualified solicitor/barrister (QLTT accepted) at least 3 years PQE. Behavioural requirements include: Excellent communicator, able to provide pragmatic, commercially sound written and oral advice; Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships across all disciplines and seniority levels; Flexible approach, able to adapt to change rapidly.
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