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Legal Counsel – North West

  • Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Salary: - per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Legal
  • Contact: Sershen Ingram
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 30 September 2021
  • Job Ref: SI/17825

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen at a listed online retail group looking for a Solicitor to join its in-house legal team in the North West. 


This opportunity would suit an experienced Solicitor seeking to gain invaluable in-house legal experience within the retail sector. Reporting to the Head of Legal, you would provide support to the existing in-house team and handle a broad range of legal matters including:


·         Drafting and reviewing commercial agreements to support the Group businesses.  Providing legal advice and counsel to managers.

·         Identifying and managing legal risk, providing relevant training to stakeholders.

·         Providing legal and commercial input to change projects, supporting the HR team and working with Procurement.

·         Keeping abreast of new legislation that may impact the Group businesses and providing commercial focussed updates.

·         Conducting legal research to support the business with its objectives.

·         Establishing and maintaining contract management systems and processes


This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic and commercially minded in-house lawyer looking for a breadth and depth of work, whilst playing a key role within the business.


You will need to be a UK qualified lawyer with between 0 - 3 years’ PQE, having trained at a reputable firm. Experience of the retail sector is desirable, but not essential.


On offer is the opportunity to develop within a growing business, whilst working in a collaborative environment with great autonomy, business exposure and a genuine work/life balance.