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Legal Counsel

Location
Bracknell, Berkshire
Salary
£65,000 to £70,000
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
1 Jul 2021
Do you have prior legal counsel experience (ideally commercial) and HR or company secretarial experience?
Office role in a Bracknell, Berkshire based company with a 2.30pm finish on a Friday! (35 hour working week)
You will receive a broad depth and scope throughout the EMEAI region as well as autonomy and a good mix of recurring and novel issues to handle
longer term development will be offered as you continue to grow and develop your skills set.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Customer: Responsible for regional commercial contract review for legal concerns and recommendations of potential improvement to contractual terms in order to mitigate risk and protect the interest of the company
Involve the Corporate Law Department as needed.
Prepare related documents.
Supplier and 3rd Party Vendors: Responsible for regional contract review for legal concerns and recommendations of potential improvement to contractual terms in order to mitigate risk and protect the interest of the company
Involve the Corporate Law Department as needed.
Prepare related documents
Entity: Prepare, with the assistance of outside counsel or the Corporate Law Department, Board meeting minutes, statutory filings, change of directors and review of company accounts, share certificates, share purchase agreements
Other legal related duties as required (e.g. prepare documents for signature by Finance Director, prepare Powers of Attorney)
Assist with notarization issues with external notary for items such as visas and leases.
Intellectual Property: Act as a liaison and counsel for region in ensuring the companys IP strategy for its brand and technology is implemented. Assist the IP attorneys with local IP litigation, opposition cases, etc.
Human Resources
Act as Data Protection Officer.
Assist with putting together draft HR agreements and translations as required.
Organizational Development
Provide training on key legal issues involving the Code of Conduct, including antitrust, antibribery and export control
Train employees as necessary on how to use legal contract systems.
Monitor and highlight continuous improvement opportunities in contract management
Provide risk mitigation strategy in key areas such as agent and distributor management, regional litigation and legal cost management.
Serve as key legal advisor to VP & MD and local leadership team in the region
Proactively provide updates to regional leadership and Law Department with respect to material legal developments impacting the operation of the business.
Claims: Serve as a liaison with the Corporate team on the legal aspects concerning product losses or claims against the company and on local law matters. Represent the company in legal proceeding as required.
In addition to a competitive basic salary they offer
Final salary pension
Share match scheme
Private healthcare
25 days holidays per annum (rising to 28 days) + bank holidays
On site subsidised canteen, free tea, coffee, water and fruit
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Details

  • Job Reference: 318653683-2
  • Date Posted: 1 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Journey Recruitment Ltd
    Journey Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Bracknell, Berkshire
  • Salary: £65,000 to £70,000
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent