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Legal Counsel

BBBH34964
£90000 - £120000 per annum Excellent benefits
Kent City London Gillingham

Managing this Role

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Jasmine Cook

Senior Recruitment Consultant - M4 Corridor - Reading and Oxford
0203 865 2113


This global multi-million-dollar company was founded in the US almost a century ago and is now a worldwide distributor of medical and dental products in over 30 countries.
They are looking to appoint a Legal Counsel to lead and support the company's operations in the UK & Ireland, to be based in their Gillingham hub but with generous agile working on offer.
This role would suit an individual who wants to work in a global organisation with lots of autonomy as a stand-alone Legal Counsel. They are particularly interested to hear from those who have experience in or exposure to medical, pharmaceutical or dental sectors.
The company:
This global Fortune 500 company serves health care professionals, clinics, laboratories and government researchers across the world. They offer a wide range of products and solutions that help improve the delivery of care, clinical outcomes and profitability.
They operate through a centralized and automated distribution network, with over 3,400 field sales consultants who are supported by sales and service centres worldwide.
The role:
As Legal Counsel, you will play a crucial role in translating the legal obligations and risks of the company to business leaders in the UK & Ireland so that they can make pragmatic commercial decisions.
They are looking for someone with a commercial background as you will be providing advice on matters relating to commercial contracts, compliance, data governance, employment, property and M&A. You will also represent the UK & Ireland arm of the business in any litigation, arbitration, mediation or other disputes.
This is a stand-alone role as Legal Counsel, reporting into the European General Counsel who is based in Germany. Therefore, it's essential that you're able to work with a high level of responsibility and autonomy.
Requirements:
· Qualified Solicitor with at least 5 years PQE
· Background and experience in commercial, corporate, regulatory, compliance matters
· Self-starter who can drive forward the success of the legal function of the business
What's on offer:
· Salary is negotiable depending on your level of experience plus benefits package
· Environment built on ethics, open communications, mutual benefits, creativity
· Lots of flexible working on offer providing lots of control of work/life balance
This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual who is looking to work in-house for a highly successful global corporation as Legal Counsel headquartered in Gillingham.
Apply now for immediate consideration or give me a call for a confidential conversation.