Legal Counsel, 2+PQE Commercial Lawyer - Bristol



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2-4 years




CQS - 29559

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Job description

Our client, a world leading professional services organisation seeks to recruit a Legal Counsel to join their Bristol office.

You will advise the business on a broad range of relevant legal matters. Key responsibilities include drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, advising on data protection law and acting as a trusted business advisor. This position offers the opportunity to develop new areas of legal expertise with exposure to matters such as litigation, corporate / company law and M&A.

The ideal candidate will be a UK qualified lawyer with at least two years' post qualified commercial contracting / technology and / or IT/IP experience gained either within a well-regarded law firm or in-house. Previous in-house experience is desirable but not a pre-requisite.

This is an ideal role for someone seeking the responsibility to work for a leading international business, as part of a small, dynamic and capable legal team with plenty of exposure to the business. A commercial mind-set, willingness and ability to learn and work at pace are essential characteristics.

For more information and a confidential discussion please contact Calum Smillie at SSQ: or on + 44 (0)207 187 7439