General Counsel - Managing

Job Title General Counsel - Managing
Sector Risk & Compliance
Location Southampton
Type Contract
Salary Confidential

Sanderson have partnered with a market-leading Retail Group in search of a General Counsel to join their Commercial Legal Team on a 3-6 month contract. Inside IR35, hybrid working model in Southampton.

The main purpose of this role is managing legal risk, advising and supporting the business on legal matters alongside managing 4 in-house lawyers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Negotiating complex commercial/strategic contracts
  • Advise on the end to end business project strategy
  • Advise and support on data protection law compliance
  • Case manage commercial litigation including deciding tactics and strategy
  • Support Property team with management of external lawyers
  • Advise on competition law compliance
  • Advise on Intellectual Property matters

For more information on the responsibilities of this role please contact me

Experience & Skills:

  • Qualified Solicitor
  • Extensive legal knowledge with sound experience of commercial law
  • Retail environment experience
  • Experienced working in fast paced environments
  • Strong knowledge of data protection, GDPR and competition law
  • Ability to give clear advice to all levels of stakeholders

If you are interested please apply directly or contact me for more info

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