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Legal Counsel - 14 month contract - Commercial Lawyer

  • Location: Surrey
  • £ Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Contact: Patrick Waugh
  • Expiry Date: 08 December 2023
  • Job Ref: JN -092023-481759

Our client is the financial services arm of an international automotive brand. We have exclusively been instructed to search for a legal advisor to join their team based in Surrey.

The successful candidate will report directly to the General Counsel and provide support and legal advice to the business on a wide range of matters. This is a truly generalist role, and the work would include advising on consumer and commercial contracts, advertising and financial promotions, consumer rights, data protection, litigation matters, etc.

This role requires a commercially minded individual who is adaptable and robust in their approach as they will be interacting closely with the business on a daily basis. It is an ideal opportunity for those looking for an in-house career in which they can make an impact from the outset.

Skills required

  • PQE: NQ + (or equivalent)
  • Exposure to core company/commercial legal areas, e.g., Commercial Contracts, Consumer Rights, Data Protection, Advertising.
  • Experience in drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts within a fast-paced environment.

If this is something that you may be interested in, or you would like a confidential discussion about the market, please express your interest via this page or contact Patrick Waugh at Please rest assured that all responses will be treated with the utmost discretion and no personal details will be released to any third party without express consent.