Legal Counsel
MarkJames Search Ltd
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
15d ago

Responsibilities

  • Review and approve commercial contracts and support the business in negotiating these contracts to a conclusion.
  • Ensure that the Group undertakes its business in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Advise the business on commercial, competition, data protection and regulatory issues generally.
  • Undertake company secretarial duties.
  • Review documentation of the company's banking arrangements and advise on contracts where appropriate, support and supervise junior members of the legal team.
  • Supporting the Border Agency Licensee as Key Contact and TUPE / Acquisition support.
  • Manage external solicitors particularly in connection with M&A transactions
  • Prepare advice for the board on topical subjects.
  • Requirements

  • 2+ years post qualification experience as a solicitor / barrister in England and Wales (or admitted in another relevant jurisdiction)
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with relevant leadership teams and their direct reports.
  • Influence and persuade other managers and staff throughout the business to adopt and comply with legal policies and requirements.
  • This will require the demonstration of knowledge and experience of the application of legal principles to the commercial environment.

  • Work closely with the other members of the team, and has the flexibility, planning and organisation to cover and (where necessary) manage elements of each team member's workload.
  • Capable of handling negotiations and advising company regarding contractual and other requirements and risks
  • This is a highly exciting opportunity, offers a market rate remuneration package and will involve opportunities for immediate high levels of responsibility, future career growth and development.

    This is a full-time permanent position, however part-time or flexible hours will be considered for experienced applicants.

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