Legal Counsel

Aquila Nuclear Engineering Ltd
40000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + (pro rata)
May 20, 2024
May 29, 2024
Contract Type

Job Summary/Purpose and Role

Legal Counsel Reporting to and supporting Senior Legal Counsel. Responsible for in–house legal matters. Particular focus on customer and supplier contracts.

1 4 PQE. Other PQE may be considered (for example on a part time basis).

Primarily office based in Twyford with hybrid working options available.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
Core Duties & Responsibilities:
• Customer Contracts
– Contract Reviews
– Contract Reports & Summaries
– Internal Consultation (Tendering, Finance & Projects Teams)
– Compliance with Cyclife Group Procedures
– Contract Drafting & Amendments
– Contract Negotiations (Customers)
– Contract Signature & Storage
• Supplier Contracts
– Drafting Supplier Contracts
– Internal Consultation (Projects Team)
– Contract Negotiations (Suppliers)
– Contract Signature & Storage
• Non–Disclosure Agreements
• Support to Senior Legal Counsel
• Support to Other Business Functions
• Other Legal Advice, Drafting & Matters

Other Duties & Responsibilities:
• Ancillary Contract Documents – Parent Company Guarantees, Bank Guarantees &
Collateral Warranties
• Dispute Advice & Management
• Parent Company & Group Companies Interaction & Initiatives
• Data Protection & GDPR
• Building Leases
• Intellectual Property Management
• Corporate Governance, Board & Company Secretarial Matters
• Business Compliance Matters & Training
• Standard Terms & Conditions
• Legal Processes & Procedures

Mandatory Business Duties & Responsibilities:

• Prepared to undertake regular travel in the UK and overseas when required.
• Attend various business meetings as required.
• Any other job duties commensurate with the accountabilities of the post.
• Understanding of GDPR/data protection legislation procedures and requirements in a
highly regulated environment. Comply with GDPR and with CAN data protection policy.
• Comply with the company code of ethics and all polices (including staff handbook)
related to the company corporate documents.
• To be responsible for your own workplace safety. To demonstrate commitment to health
and safety; ensure all statutory obligations are met and the safety of staff, clients and
visitors are in line with the UK and European standards.
• Demonstrating a commitment to health and safety by following the company s written
procedures and policies, ensuring you are up to date with any training and using any
equipment provided to you for your safety.
• Extending your commitment to those who may visit the organisation but not be familiar
with us; clients, visitors and others ensuring they know how to stay safe on site.