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STAR CANDIDATE inhouse legal counsel

Key skills

Provides advise that effectively balances legal risk with desired commercial outcomes.

Acts as trusted advisor to senior leaders as well as being able to support and advise non-legal professionals.

Builds trust and credibility quickly with internal stakeholders as well as external advisors.

Used to dealing with a wide range of legal issues ranging from commercial contracts to corporate law.

In-house Legal Counsel

Role: In-house Legal Counsel

Job type: Permanent

Preferred work pattern: 2-3 days a week

Locations: South East/Hybrid

Salary: £100,000 – £120,000 FTE 

Profile & experience

A fully qualified lawyer with over 15 years’ in-house experience. After qualifying and a spell in practice they moved in-house, initially working for large, international businesses before applying their skills to support entrepreneurial start-up and scale-up businesses – including in some instances taking them through to sale.

A true generalist with experience in all areas of the law including corporate/M&A and company secretarial. They have a commercial outlook and can balance desired commercial outcomes with legal risk, often acting as a trusted advisor and business partner to founders and senior executives. With a growth mindset and an adaptable approach, they are comfortable working in a dynamic environment.

Areas of expertise include commercial contracts, employment law, M&A, GDPR, IP, governance, change management and business growth.


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