about 1 year ago
Our client, a global food services company, is looking to recruit a Legal Counsel to join its offices in Surrey, UK.
The successful candidate will be a qualified lawyer with a minimum of 4 years of experience in providing legal support across commercial business support matters. The successful candidate will have a good understanding of contract, commercial law and in particular, IT law and a good working knowledge of those areas of law involved in IT projects and transactions (such as IP, employment law etc.), coupled with strong drafting, negotiation and communication skills (both written and verbal). Previous in-house experience preferred or as part of an international advising law firm. The role is to be based out of international HQ in the U.K. and will form part of the group function, meaning the successful candidate will have global responsibility. This is a key strategic appointment and the successful candidate will help strategise the growth and enhancements required to best meet the needs of this FTSE 20 business.