Associate Director - Legal

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Job Title: Associate Director - Legal

Salary: negotiable

Location: Manchester

Posted: 28/02/2024


or call 0161 836 9043

We are in the heart of Manchester looking to recruit an experienced Legal professional to join our inhouse legal services team. This is operating at director level and will provide comprehensive legal support across a wide range of matters. This is an opportunity to work in an international business, with a company that are leaders in their field.

We are looking for professionally qualified candidates with experience across the full commercial sphere of law.

Key Duties/Tasks:

  • Working in partnership with relevant business units to provide commercially sound legal advice.
  • Providing key support to the GC on any Corporate Governance matters including mandatory filings, preparation of board meetings and attendance at internal compliance meetings when required.  
  • Providing corporate law advice
  • Responsible for the drafting, negotiating and advising on a wide range of contractual agreements
  • Providing commercial legal advice to across the UK business with the assistance of external counsel where necessary and relevant.
  • Managing legal risk in a manner that supports commercial success.

Desirable skills and attributes:

  • Preferred post-qualification experience of roughly 5-7 years although candidates outside of this bracket will be considered
  • Some Competition, IP and GDPR experience would be an advantage, or the ability to identify issues in these areas.
  • Law experience within the UK including a strong technical contract law knowledge with experience of negotiating commercial contracts
  • Experience of working within an in-house legal function with proven a proven commercial legal background

or call 0161 836 9043

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