Sole Legal Counsel (Part-time or Full-time)

  • Location

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job ref:

    979398d9251e

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-06

  • Client:

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A newly created role for a Sole Legal Counsel has arisen within a fast-growing services business based close to Manchester Airport. Reporting directly to the Financial Director this is an opportunity for an ambitious lawyer from either an in-house background or private practice to build a legal function with a view to further growth.

The Role:

- Introduction of processes and procedures for the new function ensuring the business is supported commercially and protected from risk.
- Supporting the senior team and wider business in new innovations.
- Drafting and negotiation of a variety of service and third party contracts.
- Data protection.
- Employment matters.
- Ensuring compliance with relevant regulation.
- Initial contact for commercial disputes.
- Management of external relationships.

You:

- At least 3 years post qualified experience in commercial law, some knowledge of employment law would be advantageous.
- Excellent academics and training.
- Knowledge of GDPR.
- Approachable- ability to deal with senior members of the business, sales teams and external stakeholders.

The opportunity:

- The role can be offered on either a 4 or 5 day per week basis.
- Building a legal function in a growing business, this is an opportunity to hone senior legal skills.
- Fantastic career opportunity.