Legal Counsel Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Sector: Legal

Type: Full Time|Permanent

Legal Counsel


Full Time, Legal Vacancy In Buckinghamshire


Our client has a permanent vacancy for a Legal Counsel to work with the Head of Legal Services to provide legal advice and support to the business in a timely manner on corporate/commercial contracts.

The Job

• To ensure compliance with all laws governing the business, operating at all levels including liaison with the Senior Leadership Team

• To ensure legal conformity, contain legal risks within appetite and safeguard the business reputation by ensuring that it follows legal guidelines

• To provide legal guidance on employment law matters

Key Accountabilities

• Working collaboratively across the business and external stakeholders

• Providing high quality, pragmatic legal advice on a timely basis for corporate and commercial matters on a broad range of projects, products, and propositions

• Providing advice to all areas of the business on employment law and GDPR

• Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to protect the business

• Building relationships with a number of key business partners within the business

• Identifying and mitigating legal risks and raising key risks and issues to the Head of Legal

• Providing input into board, committee and other papers where required

• Provide clarification on legal language or specifications

• Ensure business processes are compliant with any relevant legislation

• Enhance legal competence throughout the business


• A qualified lawyer with in-house and/or private practice experience

• Significant post-qualification in-house experience within Commercial/Corporate sector

• Experienced in employment law matters, TUPE, ACASS and tribunals

• Possesses an eye for detail as well as a commercial, pragmatic attitude

• Strong knowledge of and experience in contract law

• Strong relationship management skills and confidence in dealing with clients and senior colleagues

• Quick to adjust work priorities to meet the changing demands of both the market and internal partners

• A collaborator and a dedicated teammate

• The ability to manage complex stakeholders and partnering relationships

• Experience of communicating and presenting complex information to internal and external stakeholders

• Drafting and varying employee contracts

• Dealing with internal employee policies

• Advising on employee claims e.g., unfair dismissal

Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available

2023-01-20 14:45:29

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Updated 26-01-2023 22:04

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