Senior Legal Counsel

West Midlands
06 Oct 2016
05 Nov 2016
Pasquale Agatiello
Practice Area
Experience / PQE
PQE 3 - 6 years, PQE 6 - 10 years
Contract Type

Senior Legal Counsel - An opportunity to undertake a most exciting and challenging position with a global giant.

JOB TITLE: Senior Legal Counsel

PQE: 5 - 10 Years

LOCATION: West Midlands (Commutable from: Birmingham, Warwickshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire)

SALARY: £Excellent


The role requires the management of the legal and contractual requirements of allocated sectors of this groups UK and Ireland business. Reporting to the UK Senior Counsel, the successful applicant will be expected to be a strategic business partner and to take ownership of the legal demands of the relevant operating businesses, from analysis of tenders, contract drafting and negotiation through to contract completion and all ancillary legal matters (including advising on potential disputes, legislative compliance and legal training). Whilst the role is based from the company's West Midlands office, you will be required to travel throughout the UK as the job demands and in particular, to attend business sector and client meetings and you will be expected to be available to all levels in the allocated sector's business. There will also be the opportunity to manage and develop the role of more junior members of the Legal Function and will also be tasked with managing the cost effective use of external professional advisers in support of business legal objectives.


Qualified Commercial Lawyer, with a high level of legal and analytical skills, good commercial acumen and ability to place legal issues within a commercial context, an ability to assess real-life impact of legal issues and take a strategic view and assess "smart risk", to communicate oral and written information logically and concisely, excellent inter-personal skills with proven ability to influence and comfortable communicating with all levels of the business and its clients, proven success as commercial lawyer with previous in-house experience beneficial, ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects and at various stages of the business process and the where with all to manage external resource where required to achieve business goals and minimise external spend.

Contact Details:

If you would like further information or would be interested to apply for this vacancy please contact Pasquale Agatiello at eNL on 0121 410 6994 or email Or contact us via Linkedin

eNL is handling a number of Commercial vacancies throughout the UK. If you are a Solicitor looking for a move in-house, call now for a confidential discussion. As part of our candidate care process we aim to respond to all applications within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please go to to register your interest for similar positions. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

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