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Senior Legal Counsel - Glasgow

Legal - Legal
Ref: 5417 Date Posted: Thursday 17 Jun 2021
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Lusona Consultancy is working on a newly created role for a Senior Legal Counsel to join the Central Procurement and Contracts Team within a global 100 law firm. Applicants will have at least 7 years of relevant PQE gained in a top commercial law firm or In-House legal team. The role could be based in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham or Leeds.

The role will be part of a newly formed Legal team which will also include a Legal Counsel and have access to Paralegal support too.

The main purpose will be to provide Legal and Contract support to the firm's alternative legal services group which has grown significantly both nationally and internationally - currently operating within the UK, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Germany with plans to provide services in various other jurisdictions.

The role will be challenging and varied, at the cutting-edge of change in the legal sector, providing an opportunity to be involved in the growth and development of an exciting, dynamic and strategically important part of the business. It will involve working closely with individuals in the account management and operations teams in various jurisdictions and liaising with members of the firm’s Risk, Compliance and Legal Services team, the Central Management team, fee-earning lawyers within the firm and external advisers as necessary.

The role is a broad commercial role. Individuals with a “can-do” attitude who are keen to help further develop the businesses by applying their legal knowledge in a commercial environment are encouraged to apply. While it is not essential to have experience in each of the areas of law set out below, individuals with experience in some of the following areas should find this role to be of interest:

  • Commercial law and regulation

  • Employment law

  • Technology

  • Intellectual Property

  • Outsourcing

  • Privacy

A highly competitive salary is on offer alongside flexible working.

To find out more, please contact Jill Cowan on 07931 811 330 or apply online