Legal Councel
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 07/11/2019

Job Description

Ref ID:  06120-0011199985

 

Legal Counsel

Northampton

Up to £75,000

Permanent

Reporting to Head of Legal, as Legal Counsel you will be required to provide pragmatic, timely and sound commercial legal advice for all areas of the business.

Duties:

  • Provide pragmatic and commercial legal advice to the business.
  • Liaising with business unit Board to manage workload and expectations.
  • Draft and negotiate customer and supplier contracts.
  • Draft and negotiate business partner, distributor and sales agency agreements.
  • Advise on Intellectual Property matters.
  • Update precedent contracts and terms and conditions as and when required.
  • Proof read and approve marketing and sales materials.
  • Project manage matters relating to a contract, for example ensuring Service descriptions, Service Levels, Charges and other commercial, financial and operational matters have been approved by the relevant person in the business, such that obtaining those approvals does not delay signature of a contract or result in the business having to accept any onerous terms.
  • Advise the business on the interpretation of commercial contracts.
  • Researching the points of law.
  • Keeping up to date with changes in relevant law.
  • Manage instructed solicitors and counsel where required.
  • Be vigilant for possible fraudulent activity and if necessary raise a security incident report using the template accessible via the corporate Intranet.
  • Periodically review business Security Policies - centrally hosted on the Intranet - to ensure full compliance with current legal, regulatory and company requirements.

Required:

  • Qualified Solicitor or Lawyer of England and Wales
  • Ideally with telecommunications/technology sector experience
  • Driving license
  • Attention to detail and accuracy are essential
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work autonomously and to handle numerous competing matters at the same time, effectively prioritising those matters and keeping the business updated in the process
  • Highly organised
  • Must be able to problem solve, identifying pragmatic commercial solutions to meet the requirements of the business
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, being able to communicate at all levels of the business

The salary range/rates of pay is dependent upon your experience, qualifications or training.

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. Where rates of pay or salary ranges are detailed these are dependent upon your experience, qualifications or training. If you wish to apply for this position please read our Privacy Notice which details how we may use, process, store and disclose your Personal Information: www.roberthalf.co.uk/privacy-notice.

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