Legal Counsel SL3, Datchet, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead

Sector: Legal

Type: Full Time|Permanent

Legal Counsel

£70000 – £80000/annum + Car Allowance

Full Time, Legal Vacancy In Berkshire


Legal Counsel

£70k – £80k (depending on PQE) + car allowance

Reporting to: Head of Legal & Company Secretary

Based at our Datchet (Slough) or Northampton Office

An exciting role has become available for a high calibre professional to join the Legal department, at DX, as Legal Counsel

About us

We are a leading independent parcel, mail and logistics services company operating throughout the UK and Ireland delivering the important things in life. DX Freight provides next-day or scheduled delivery services for parcels and freight, as well as comprehensive logistics solutions, including warehouse management and the operation of customer-liveried vehicles. Our brand is what we do every day and our values set the tone for how we want our colleagues to go about their business of delivering the Delivered Exactly promise.

Role summary:

The legal counsel will be primarily responsible for providing a wide range of legal advice and assistance in respect of any commercial activity within the DX group of companies, protecting DX’s rights and interests and ensuring legal compliance. The legal counsel will advise and collaborate with senior management on day-to-day matters and strategic commercial transactions

Preparing and negotiating all commercial contracts to support the sales, operations and procurement activities of DX, including:

* General conditions of carriage

* Supplier terms of business (for services and goods)

* Logistics services and warehousing agreements

Providing general legal advice and support to DX business divisions and central support functions on any issues, including:

* New business tender responses and questionnaires

* Customer and supplier disputes

* Data protection and UK GDPR compliance, including support to the Data Protection Officer

Assisting the Company Secretary with company administration, corporate compliance and regulatory advice, including:

* Group company board meetings and sub-committee meetings

* Anti-Bribery and Corruption, Anti-Fraud, Modern Slavery and other corporate compliance

Statutory books, records and filings

The ideal candidate would:

* be a general commercial solicitor with a couple of years’ experience including some time in an in-house setting

* have solid contract law experience working on a wide range of contracts and commercial agreements

* have some experience in data protection law and GDPR or a desire to develop expertise in this area of law

* have excellent verbal and written communications skills

* have the ability to manage and prioritise a diverse workload

* SRA Practising Certificate.

* LLB, or other degree with equivalent legal qualification


* Holidays: 25 days increasing with length of service + bank holidays

* Long Service Recognition scheme

* Enhanced Maternity & Paternity

* Enhanced Company Pension Scheme

* Life Assurance

* Employee Assistance programme including 24/7 Virtual GP

* DX Discounts Portal

* Excellent opportunities for career progression and more!!

We look forward to hearing from you

2024-04-26 16:39:34

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