Part-time In-House Legal Counsel

  • Location:

    Castle Donington

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job ref:

    1f4a4bb0ef7c

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    25/06/2021

  • Client:

    Selected by 2to3days

Part-time In-House Legal Counsel – Cutting Edge Business

Last updated on 26/05/2021

Sector: Energy
Reference: 4792MD
Location: East Midlands

Description


Our client is a cutting-edge business operating in a market leading position globally, recently undergoing a period of increased investment and expansion of its product offering. Their small, busy legal team is currently seeking a lawyer to work part-time, circa 24 hours. Hours can be split over anything from 3 to 5 days.

Responsibilities

  • Advice to the business both in the UK and abroad on a broad range of commercial and contractual topics 
  • Advise, draft and negotiate bespoke contracts for sale and supply
  • Advise on intellectual property matters (particularly patents), collaborations and product launches
  • Support compliance and legal governance activities
  • Provide legal training to the business
  • Further advice on a range of miscellaneous day to day queries
  • We are looking for:

  • Qualified solicitor or barrister with strong experience in commercial contracts (particularly sales and procurement)
  • Some knowledge of IP law
  • Prior exposure in an international environment would be helpful but not essential
  • My client is happy to consider someone who has had some time out from the law and needs to upskill. They offer good support and funding for training and development
  • You must be a self-starter with the ability to foster good working relationships and take a pragmatic approach to your work
  • You will display strong commercial acumen and be able to think on your feet. This is a fast paced environment where energy and enthusiasm is a key driver.
  • If you are interested in this Part-Time Legal Counsel position, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to jacqui.douglas@mckenziedouglas.co.uk. If the role isn’t right for you but you are interested in hearing about similar positions or some advice regarding the market, then please do get in touch on 01539 446666.

    *All candidates will be considered on merit

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