General Counsel

  • Job Reference: 65829IH
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2017
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: excellent bens
  • Sector: Commercial Property, Commercial Contracts, Dispute Resolution, In House
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

OUR CLIENT

We have just received an exciting new mandate to recruit a General Counsel to join an iconic organisation

THE ROLE

This is a superb opportunity for a Solicitor c 5 - 10 PQE looking for an in house career move. The role offers a genuine opportunity to contribute to the success of a highly regarded organisation. The post holder will be expected to provide both commercial and legal support to the CFO,in developing a legal affairs strategy.

The role will be to lead and maintain a small in house legal function advising on a full range of legal matters.

The core areas of work will involve advising on a commercial issues and the development of a legal affairs strategy, covering at least three of the following core business areas;

Property, company secretarial, commercial contracts, litigation and management of potentially contentious issues and risk management

As part of the remit, the role will involve management of business relationships with external counsel and professional advisers.

THE CANDIDATE

To be considered for this in house role, applicants must be able to demonstrate first rate communication skills, capable of operating at a senior level. Ideally with previous property and commercial experience.

The role will be divided between London and North Kent, there may be an opportunity for flexible working arrangements

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.