Legal Counsel

Organisation
Thomson Legal
Reference
TLRC445
Contract Type
Full-Time
Practice Area
Banking, Commercial, Commercial Contract, Compliance / Regulatory
Location
Glasgow or Edinburgh
Salary
£Excellent + Benefits
PQE
0-2 yrs, 3 -4 yrs, 5+ yrs
Leading consultancy business is looking to hire a Legal Counsel to join their commercial team based in Edinburgh or Glasgow. This role will be fixed-term for 12 months.

Job Description

Leading consultancy business is looking to hire a Legal Counsel to join their commercial team based in Edinburgh or Glasgow. This role will be fixed-term for 12 months. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Draft, review, negotiate and advise on a wide variety of commercial contracts for our full range of professional services, consulting, online and data services, including tender responses, master services agreements, client contracts, licences, data protection agreements, non-reliance letters, NDAs and supplier agreements.
  • Draft best practice notes on topical issues for use across the firm, develop and maintain processes, policies, guidance and templates and assist in training.
  • Support proposition and client-based projects with legal advice.
  • Support and help drive Legal team initiatives.
  • Positively contribute to the legal team, creating a professional, effective, high quality and approachable resource for the business.

Requirements:

  • You will be qualified Solicitor in Scotland or England with material experience in commercial contract drafting and negotiation.
  • You will have had material experience either in-house or in private practice dealing with legal matters, including commercial contracts- The role will involve drafting and negotiating contracts for various business areas.
  • Experience in financial services or pensions or with a professional services firm would be an advantage but not essential. 
  • You will be confident and have the necessary expertise and ability to quickly gain credibility and work autonomously. It will require flexibility to enable support to often deadline driven work.

On Offer:

On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package. 

To Apply:

For a confidential discussion about this position or to apply, please contact: 

David Thomson, Director

Edinburgh: +44 (0) 131 450 7164 

Glasgow: +44 (0) 141 244 0260

Email: david@thomsonlrc.com

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