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European Legal Counsel - East Midlands

Last updated on 11/06/2019

Sector: Manufacturing
Reference: 4686MD
Location: East Midlands
Posted: 11/06/2019

Description


Market leading manufacturing business with a strong European presence is seeking to recruit a Legal Counsel to its European legal team. Our client is part of a global group whichemploys more than 31,000 people in 30 countries.

 

The Role:

 

As European Legal Counsel you will work as part of an East Midlands based legal team advising the business on legal matters affecting the company across Europe. This will include:

 

  • Flexible and responsive legal advice to all business functions including sourcing, supply chain, finance, ICT, HR, quality and engineers
  • Drafting and negotiating contracts with customers and suppliers
  • Advice on sale of goods, dispute resolution, GDPR, IT, IP
  • Managing local legal advice including management of external lawyers
  • Provide training and development in new legal areas and compliance activities

 

Key Requirements:

  • Admitted as a solicitor or barrister in England or similar jurisdiction
  • Minimum of 4* years relevant experience
  • Thorough understanding of English contract law
  • Experience drafting and negotiating agreements including for supply and procurement
  • In-house experience a benefit but not pre-requisite
  • European language skills helpful but not essential
  • Strong commercial acumen and problem solver
  • Computer literate

 

 

Package:

 

£50,000 – 70,000, dependent on experience plus car allowance, Bupa, pension and 33 days holiday.

 

Apply:

 

If you are interested in the position of European Legal Counsel, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, to Jacqui.douglas@mckenziedouglas.co.uk . If the European Legal Counsel 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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