In-House Solicitor (Legal Counsel)

England, Tyne and Wear, Newcastle upon Tyne
£40000 - £60000 per annum
23 Jan 2023
21 Feb 2023
Job Title
In House Counsel
Contract Type
Full Time
This captivating In-House opportunity for a lucrative tech-based company in Newcastle aspires to cure all those legal firm blues.

The Company:

The sheer personality and culture of this tech-based business will excite any lawyer. With hubs located across Europe, the US and Australia, this company has growth and innovation running through its veins. It continually receives rewards and accolades for its culture and inspiring individuals. This, paired with industry demand, makes this tech company an extremely attractive place to do business for any individual.

Their investment is no secret either. Already on course to outgrow its parent entity, they have made significant advancements to their expenditure on technology and training. Additionally, the Head of Legal developed into their senior role directly from their starting position as Sole Legal Counsel. They are a perfect example of the investment in the employees and, as a result, you will find yourself quickly developing the abilities required to align with the workload.

With a modern tech company, you would also expect a modern and refreshing lifestyle; this is exactly what you would get and more. In the Newcastle office, employees are always well looked after in the belief that this results in high-quality output. Of particular attraction is the split week availability that offers balanced working days from both the office and at home. This reflects the flexibility of this company, who respect, appreciate and reward the sincere efforts of their employees.

Ultimately, the excitement that is ever-present in such a vibrant, rapidly growing tech company is reflected directly onto the legal team. Here, you will find yourself constantly buzzing about the ongoing work and direction that you, alongside the business, are heading towards.

The Role:

This is a stand-out opportunity for an ambitious Solicitor to join the In-House team in Newcastle, as Legal Counsel.

With incremental, first-hand training at your disposal, there is no strict need for you to be a specialist in both Employment and Commercial law. Instead, you will be a driven, keen-to-learn individual with some form of experience in either department. This will come with direct collaboration with two other UK based lawyers and its Legal Helpdesk function.

Once up to speed, you will have a diverse caseload covering employment issues, creation of new business entities, terms of business and contracts in response to market development and changes in laws, drafting and updating employment policies, and managing resolution to multiple collection matters with clients.

Due to being a global company, you will find your caseload has an international reach, which will provide stimulating work.

  • You will be a qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 2 years PQE
  • You will have experience in either Employment and/or Commercial law, however, training will be provided
  • You will have the ability to handle multiple matters and multiple clients simultaneously

  • Competitive salary above the market rate
  • Lucrative benefits package

This is a rare and highly-rewarding opportunity for a driven Solicitor to expand their legal capacity and thrive as Legal Counsel in Newcastle.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.