Legal Counsel

Job Title: Legal Counsel
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Portsmouth
Reference: 1302025
Contact Name: Fran Curtis
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 05, 2022 13:45

Job Description

Legal Counsel
Location: Portsmouth
Salary: Dependant on experience
Hours of work: 37.5 hours / Hybrid working
Dynamite recruitment is working in partnership with a very well-established client who are growing heavily throughout 2022.    
Our client has a fantastic opportunity to join an ever-growing business and supportive team! They are looking for a Legal Counsel to join them.  
Are you passionate about delivering legal advice in a range of challenging matters? Then we’ve got the opportunity for you! 
Our client is seeking an experienced General counsel to provide legal advice across the business on a diverse range of matters in a legal and compliance team.
As a Legal Counsel you will be responsible for:
  • Assist and support the business with legal advice to a wide range of stakeholders, advising on high risk, high value tenders and commercial contracts
  • Exercise judgement to advise, collaborate and inform the upmost cost-efficient outcome for the business whilst advising on the potential risk
  • Prepare agreements and other legal documents such as business policies, procedures
  • Create presentations, and reports for internal and external stakeholders
  • Support the Paralegal and Legal & Compliance teams with additional assistance, training, mentoring and legal queries.
  • Liaise with relevant departments to ensure that deadlines are met, and any queries are resolved with upmost urgency
The ideal Team Leader:  
  • Excellent communicator with exceptional administrative skills
  • Qualified solicitor or barrister of at least 3 years or more
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to influence others and the situation to achieve positive outcomes
  • Experience of working with commercial and in house contracts
  • Problem solver not afraid to ‘get job done’
  • Be able to translate legal concepts for people to understand without any ‘jargon’
  • Excellent team player
If you are interested, please submit your CV immediately!  

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