Senior Legal Counsel

Posted 01 May 2024
Salary £80000 - £90000 per annum + +15%-20% bonus + benefits
Job type Permanent
Discipline Operations
Contact NameMarkJames Search

Job description

Our client, a global leader in energy and construction are currently hiring for a Senior Legal Counsel to join their global legal team and be responsible for providing legal and compliance support to our UK and Ireland operations.

In this role you will be responsible for delivery of legal, regulatory and compliance services. You will operate as a key business partner to provide strategic support and advice, working on a wide range of commercial and compliance matters.


  • Preparing, reviewing and supporting negotiations of a number of contracts including industry standard energy and construction type contracts and distribution and channel terms and conditions
  • Providing distribution and channel antitrust and competition regulatory advice
  • Preparing templates
  • Proactively identify, define, and mitigate risks by contributing to and implementing policies and procedures
  • Managing claims and litigation
  • Helping to ensure compliance with applicable laws and Group policies
  • Providing training and facilitating our legal compliance programs
  • Other local legal support as reasonably required by Legal Management


  • A fully qualified lawyer authorised to practice in the UK or Ireland with a Master/Bachelor of Laws degree or equivalent and at least 5 years' relevant PQE in commercial law.
  • Fluent in English (written and verbal) with great technological skills
  • Worked in an international company and has a proven track record operating in an inhouse environment
  • Work proactively and closely with the business stakeholders, to identify and analyse critical commercial and legal issues
  • Apply legal expertise to deliver solutions
  • Confident with fantastic interpersonal skills, commercially minded, highly organized and able to work effectively in teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work independently and manage large volumes of work


This role supports a flexible hybrid model with some working from home options available. You should expect regular travel within the UK&I zone and occasional travel to other locations in Europe as business need is determined. Travel may include some overnight stays.

Our client offers an excellent remuneration package and excellent career progression prospects.

Please apply online to be considered.