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Legal Counsel (FTE)

Brighton, East Sussex
£68000 - £69000 per annum
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Chloë Williams
Research & Content Consultant
01273 007152

Are you an experienced commercial solicitor, looking to take a step away from private practice? Perhaps you’ve had a career break and miss the work, but are conscious of spending too much time there? This role will enable you to work from home for part of the week and earn a pro-rata salary rivalling that of full-time work.

Our client is an innovative online platform, headquartered in Brighton with offices on multiple continents. In this newly created role, you will support their Head of Legal and provide advice across a broad scope of legal matters, spanning jurisdictions across the globe.

This in-house position may be the ideal opportunity for you to showcase your legal prowess within a fast-growing and dynamic company, all whilst benefitting from a flexible working model. Plus, when you are in the office, you’ll only be a stone’s throw away from Brighton Beach!

This is a young business taking on big responsibilities, concerned with a positive effect by ensuring that its platform is both sustainable and accessible. They are continuously growing with investments and are seeking another member to form a small, in-house legal team. You will be offering advice to an array of stakeholders within the business in several countries, witnessing the effects of your hard work.

The role will include:

Contract Advisory: Preparing, reviewing & negotiating commercial contracts, as well as generally advising on various contracts across various levels of the company

Company Secretarial work: working closely with the Head of Legal and Company Secretary

Policy and procedure drafting: As a result of exponential growth, new policies and structures are continuously being implemented with the help of the legal team

Data protection and privacy: aiding in upskilling the business, and ensuring global compliance by staying up to date on legislation

Ideally, you will have:

  • Great communication and the confidence to educate and advise others
  • A strong drive to maintain and implement organisational procedures
  • Good commercial acumen
  • Solid contract drafting experience

Whether you’ve had a career break and are looking to return to work, want to scale back on your hours, or would simply like to get away from the stresses of time recording, let us know! We’d be happy to discuss this in-house job in further detail, no matter your current situation.

The scope of this role is relatively experimental, therefore they’re also open to EU, Australian or New Zealand-qualified lawyers and solicitors, with the Right to Work in the UK.

This company is committed to both environmentally and socially conscious practices. Please get in touch if you have any queries regarding reasonable adjustments and accommodations.

Please note that the pro-rata salary of this role for a four-day working week will be c. £55,000.

Contact the Legal Team – Hayley Rose or Chloë – at Harvey John for more information.

Harvey John recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.