Taylor Root are delighted to be working with a listed professional services company who are looking to appoint a 2-5 PQE lawyer either from a commercial or corporate background to join as Legal Counsel.
The role will be based in their HQ in Stoke, with one or two days in the office.
The business is business has a very successful over the past few decades, and are highly acquisitive with a strong growth strategy.
The Role & Opportunity:
In this role you will have the opportunity to join a small but well-formed legal team who act across the business supporting various functions.
The culture is positive and progressive - and you will have the opportunity to have a high level of autonomy whilst being supported by an experienced GC, who you will report into directly.
The work is very diverse and will include:
- Drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts, often with major retailers
- Support with M&A activity.
- Advising on soft IP issues, as well as Data Protection matters
- Advising on regulatory and compliance issues.
- You will be a 2+ PQE Solicitor or Legal Executive, ideally experienced in either commercial or corporate law
- Strong communication skills
- You can be either from a practice or in-house background, if from a practice background it is important you understand the nature of an in-house role.
- A competitive salary
- A strong benefits package including private medical
- Company bonus scheme
The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.