Associate Legal Counsel

Competitive | London | Permanent
Posted 7 days ago

Associate Legal Counsel
£ Competitive

InterQuest Solutions are delighted to be working with one of their most successful global clients in the recruitment of an Associate Legal Counsel based out of their London offices. The purpose of this role is to support the UK and wider EMEA regions Group Legal team activity by providing assistance to the Legal team; advising on legal and commercial risks associated with business operations, their potential impact and suggested mitigating actions.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Responsible for advising on contracts and escalation of strategic issues on contracts ranging from those that are small (less than €100k) to contracts that are large (up to €20m)
• Drafting and negotiating small to medium size contracts under supervision from Group lawyers and having responsibility for regular legal functions
• Managing the due diligence and contract approval process
• Prepare monthly Legal reports as necessary
• Maintain up to date knowledge and awareness of forthcoming Legal changes relevant to the company and advising on the practical impact of it
• Provide Legal input into any review of operational processes and procedures as required

Skills & Experience
• Candidates will have a professional legal qualification e.g. be a qualified or newly qualified solicitor/barrister or equivalent
• Candidates will be accustomed to reviewing, drafting and negotiating commercial contracts and other legal documents including seeking escalation and input where required
• You will be able to problem solve by presenting alternatives and proposed solutions to business risks
• Ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate strong time management, prioritization, and organisational skills and be able to deliver effective communication at all levels both internal and external including
• Evidence of negotiation skills would be a real advantage
• Commercial awareness, with strong process orientation and a results focused approach with the ability to meet deadlines
• Additional language skills other than English will be an advantage (but not an essential)

For more information about this role, please contact:

Rachel Loughlin
0161 237 0063

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