Posted on: 19/01/2023

Job type: Permanent

Sector: Telecommunications

 
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SENIOR LEGAL COUNSEL – COMMERCIAL
READING (HYBRID WORKING – 2 DAYS IN THE OFFICE, 3 FROM HOME)
PERMANENT ROLE (CAN EITHER BE FULL TIME OR 4 DAYS PER WEEK)
£70,000 BASIC SALARY + BENEFITS


Role Overview:

Morgan Philips Specialist Recruitment are presently representing one of the leading telecoms providers in the UK in search for Senior Legal Counsel to join their legal team. You will be part of a dynamic and growing team that embraces flexible working options allowing team members to choose a work pattern to suit their lives. 

Key Accountabilities:
  • Reporting to the Associate General Counsel, you will be responsible for providing legal support to a variety of stakeholders across the business. 
  • Providing proactive and pragmatic legal advice on a range of legal, commercial, regulatory, and operational issues and ensuring legal risks are understood and managed.
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating sales and supplier agreements, working closely with the sales, bid, supplier management and commercial teams.
  • Providing specialist advice and guidance on commercial contractual requirements to various stakeholders across the business.
  • Building strong relationships with key internal stakeholders, to educate and advise on technical corporate legal matters.
  • Effectively prioritising the demands of several stakeholders at once and engaging at a senior level.
  • Occasionally advising and negotiating to settle commercial and contractual disputes.

About You:
  • A UK qualified Solicitor with 5-6 years of post-qualified experience is desirable
  • You will have strong experience of drafting and leading negotiations on commercial contracts, especially B2B.
  • Experience of negotiating contracts within the telecoms industry is advantageous, but not a prerequisite.
  • Experience of high value bid support and contract negotiation.
  • An ability to work independently and lead your own matters, with confidence.
  • The ability to multi-task, collaborate with and influence multiple stakeholders at all levels, both internally and externally.

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Morgan Philips Group is a global talent solutions business that disrupts conventional thinking in executive search, recruitment and talent consulting. We operate in over 18 markets in Europe, North & South America, Asia, and the Middle East & Africa. We understand that the future is digital and social, so we embrace the latest technology, including video ads and CVs, as well as social recruiting. Our innovative services are tailored to the new world of work yet we do not lose sight of the fact that employees be they existing and potential are ultimately human beings.

We are committed to ensuring that all job applicants are treated equally, without discrimination because of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

Contact

Harry Shepherd

Morgan Philips Specialist Recruitment
12 Red Lion Square
WC1R 4HQ London
United Kingdom

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