Legal Counsel

45000.00 - 65000.00 GBP Annual
Nov 14, 2023
Nov 30, 2023
Contract Type

We are seeking a qualified and experienced Legal Counsel to join a dynamic team. As a Legal Counsel, you will play a crucial role in providing legal guidance, support, and strategic advice to the company.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and skilled solicitor to make a significant impact and contribute to our organisation's success.

Responsibilities include:

  • Legal Advisory: Provide expert legal advice on a wide range of matters, including but not limited to contract law, regulatory compliance, intellectual property, employment law, GDPR and data privacy compliance and corporate governance.
  • Contract Review and Drafting: Review, draft, and negotiate various commercial contracts and agreements, ensuring they are legally sound and align with the company's objectives.
  • Risk Management: Identify legal risks and provide proactive solutions to mitigate these risks while ensuring the company's compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. This includes business continuity planning and crisis management.
  • Litigation Support: Collaborate with external counsel, as necessary, to manage litigation matters, including lawsuits, disputes, and claims, and support in–house investigations.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Stay up to date with relevant laws and regulations and advise on compliance requirements and changes that may affect the company's operations.
  • Dispute Resolution: Assist in the resolution of disputes and conflicts with third parties, including negotiation, mediation, and, if necessary, litigation.


  • A qualified self–sufficient Solicitor in Corporate Commercial client matter
  • A minimum of 2 years of Post–Qualified Experience (PQE) in a corporate legal role, with a strong preference for in–house counsel experience. Or may consider a recently qualified graduate.
  • Excellent knowledge of applicable laws and regulations.
  • Strong analytical and problem–solving skills with the ability to provide practical legal advice.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects, and meet deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Proficiency in legal research and document management tools

Hours: 37.5 hours per week between 9:00 am – 5:30 pm Monday to Friday or part–time is also considered, including school hours.

Contract: PermanentTotal package: GBP45 – GBP65k depending on experience, plus bonus and additional benefits. May consider a recently qualified graduate on a lower salary.


  • Annual company bonus in addition to your salary.
  • 33 days annual leave, including bank holidays.
  • Hybrid working options may be considered, however, more time in the office than from home will be required.
  • 5% matched company pension contribution.

If you are keen to find out more about this vacancy and you have the right experience/skills, please contact Steph McCormack at REED Legal () or apply.