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Senior Legal Counsel £700 p/d Inside IR35

Senior Legal Counsel £700 p/d Inside IR35

  • Location

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire

  • Sector:

    Sustainability

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £600 - £700 per day

  • Contact:

    Ajay Rathod

  • Contact email:

    ajay.rathod@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    700

  • Salary low:

    600

  • Job ref:

    J688618_1635331074

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-26

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Title: Senior Legal Counsel

Duration: 12+ Months

Location: Malmesbury, Wiltshire

Rate: £700 p/d ( Inside IR35 )

Job Description

  • Provide expert advice on legal and contractual issues across the business, helping the business navigate complex legal issues;
  • Draft, negotiate and advise on the terms of important commercial contracts with Dyson's suppliers - including master services agreements, outsourcing arrangements, manufacturing supply agreements, & software licences;
  • Support tender processes;
  • Assist the business to resolve contract disputes with suppliers;
  • Build strong relationships with stakeholders in Dyson's business, procurement, and the legal teams;
  • Work as part of a cross-functional team to provide commercial and contractual legal support on important projects within Dyson;
  • Provide supervision and support to more junior members of the team;
  • Help to deliver relevant legal training programmes;
  • Management of external legal counsel and legal spend where necessary;
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of developments in relevant areas of law and contribute to the Legal team's sharing of know-how; and
  • Help to maintain template documents and create appropriate guidance materials for the business.

This is what you need to have:

  • At least 5 years' post-qualification experience in a commercial contracts-orientated role, obtained either in-house or in private practice;
  • A solid background in contract law and an ability to apply that knowledge in a pragmatic way;
  • Strong drafting skills and extensive experience of contract negotiations;
  • Commercial awareness and pragmatism;
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with stakeholders at all levels of the business;
  • An understanding of the role of a legal team in a large business;
  • The ability to work autonomously, with limited supervision, in an exciting, fast-paced, and constantly evolving environment; and
  • The confidence and gravitas to contribute to discussions and to challenge decisions and actions when required.

This is urgent position please share your CVs at ajay.rathod@1st-executive.com