Job Introduction

We are seeking an Interim General Counsel for an international Fast Moving Commercial Goods retailer. This is an exciting opportunity to work with and advise a house hold name retailer. The role is initially just 1 day a week so would suit a Lawyer looking to build a portfolio career or someone wanting to work part time. There is some requirement to attend their office on occasion so being based in the South West would be ideal. There is scope for this role to run long term and they might be opportunity to increase the days worked. This will be on a competitive day rate contract, must work via an umbrella company.

Role Responsibility

You core responsibilities will be:

  • Providing competent strategic and commercial legal advice.
  • Develop a strong relationship with the client, assisting in maintaining and developing key accounts.
  • Delivering profitable and quality results for the client.
  • Drafting and negotiating a wide variety of contracts with suppliers and buyers.
  • The Ideal Candidate

    As General Counsel you will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A Qualified Lawyer with a strong academic background.
  • In house experience in similar retail environment is advantages.
  • Outgoing, self-motivated individual with the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong client focussed approach with excellent analytical skills.
  • Succinct, clear and confident communication, drafting and negotiation skills.
  • Immediately available or short notice period.
  • We are open minded about the qualification level as we are most interested in what you can bring to the role and the team, and whether we are the right fit for you.

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