Legal Advisor

Legal Advisor Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Legal Advisor to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Advising and supporting the business across the risk spectrum – e. capex projects, commercial, corporate, contract and compliance etc;
  • Supporting other members of the function as appropriate;
  • Perform to a high level in a target-orientated environment;
  • To achieve and exceed various targets set in relation to, for example, profit costs and issuing, without compromising the firm’s integrity;
  • To identify early those cases where proceedings would be tactically beneficial to litigate and to do so expeditiously;
  • Take a practical but commercial approach to settlements and advising clients as to litigation/cost risks;
  • Identifying/anticipating risks and opportunities across the business and helping to drive/foster pro-active behaviours and practices;
  • To deal with cases with denial of liability and causation arguments with minimal supervision;
  • To undertake any other tasks as deemed relevant and reasonable by the business.

Requirements:

  • UK Qualified lawyer (or equivalent);
  • Experience of capex projects preferred;
  • UK Qualified Solicitor with at least 1-3 years PQE and (preferably) some in-house experience;
  • Strong commercial legal experience;
  • Knowledge of personal data protection governance and accountability requirements outlined under law;
  • Experience drafting, negotiating client and supplier contracts;
  • Experience of managing risk across the risk spectrum;
  • Ability to use own initiative;
  • Good knowledge of GDPR;
  • Experience of advising more junior colleagues;
  • Experience of dealing with clients in the pharmaceutical and/or healthcare industries;
  • Worked for an international business.