In-house Senior Counsel

Location
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
05 Jun 2018
Closes
03 Jul 2018
Ref
CW/63355
Job Title
In House Counsel
Category
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Leading international retailer seeks Corporate / Commercial Solicitor to join its Lancashire based team as In-house Senior Counsel. This is a superb opportunity to join a fast-moving, rapidly expanding and market leading company as it continues its growth and expansion into new territories globally.


Client:

Our client is a rapidly expanding international retailer with a strong presence in the UK, Europe and USA. The company has a genuine customer-centric approach to retailing and its management team employ a no nonsense, low bureaucracy and agile operating model. Employees are empowered through responsibility and autonomy, and the culture of the business is collegiate, fast-paced and inclusive.


Role:

To support the business as it continues along its extraordinary growth curve, the General Counsel seeks to recruit a Corporate / Commercial Solicitor to join the team as In-house Senior Counsel. Working with colleagues in Europe, the UK and US, the In-house Senior Counsel will primarily focus on legal matters covering Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg (Benelux).

As In-house Senior Counsel, you will interface regularly with the business on a wide range of legal matter of various complexity and cover a whole range of practice areas including: commercial transactions, franchising, mergers & acquisitions, corporate secretariate, data protection & privacy, and litigation. The position also involves regulatory compliance - preparing for legislation and training colleagues on issues - such as competition law, anti-bribery and corruption, fair trading etc. Initially this role will focus on Belgium and the Netherlands however in reality the In-house Senior Counsel is likely to be work across the whole business.

This role is based in Lancashire so is accessible from Manchester, Liverpool, Preston, Warrington, Halifax, Blackburn, Burnley, Wigan, Lancaster and surrounds.


Person:

Our client seeks to recruit a corporate / commercial solicitor who has gained experience working for a leading international, national or regional commercial law firm, or equivalent in-house department. Existing in-house experience is preferred however it is not essential. A willingness to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, challenging but rewarding, working environment is essential.



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