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Legal Counsel - Egham

Legal Counsel - £50k - £80k DOE - Nr Egham

We are currently recruiting a legal counsel for a well-established international company based near Egham.

We are seeking a candidate with Post Qualified Experience (PQE) of 3-5 years either in a commercial role with a law firm or in house.

This role will provide in house legal advice with respect to the operating practises and procedures across a number of countries within the EMEA group.

The principal responsibility is in the area of commercial law in norther Europe, the main focus however being the UK / Ireland.

The role serves a large internal market of people with varying requirements across the business and it is a key need of the person to be able to clearly and concisely articulate the company's position to the internal market as well as the external customer base to ensure a low risk of business exposure.

Due to the international basing of the organisation, the role will require regular interface with other legal departments internationally.

The position will also be expected to advise on all other legal matters, including employment and company secretarial issues.

The role carries a high level of responsibility and will interface with senior personnel. An ability to communicate complex matters in a simplified way and to make decisions based on best available data is therefore essential.

About you:

  • Qualified lawyer with a law degree or similar qualification.

  • Post qualification experience 3-5 years either in a commercial role with a law firm or in house.

  • Fluent in English both orally and in writing with working knowledge of German an advantage

  • Commercially astute, highly organised and self-motivated.

  • Focused on solving problems.

  • Meets deadlines and responds to requests in a timely manner.

  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills for use internally and externally.


Our client offers an excellent benefits package to all successful applicants.

Some of the benefits that are offered are as follows:

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Group Income Protection Scheme

  • Life Insurance

  • Travel Insurance

  • RAC Breakdown Cover

  • Company Pension Scheme

  • Childcare Voucher Scheme

Please apply ASAP to be considered for this opportunity. Shortlisting will take place quickly for the right candidates. Due to high response levels only suitable candidates will be contacted back on this occasion but your details will be retained by We Work Recruitment for future job opportunities unless stated otherwise on your application that you do not wish us to hold your details to seek out other suitable roles for you.

Salary: £50k - £80k

Posted: Tuesday 8 October 2019

Applicant(s): 2