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Commercial Legal Counsel. Job in Slough FOX8 Jobs

Slough, Berkshire
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2 Sep 2022
Commercial Legal Counsel Slough, Berks SL2 5DS Commercial Legal Counsel Introduction As a qualified solicitor with good post qualification experience, ideally in the manufacturing sector, this is a rare opportunity to in a business that is a world expert in making coatings. Operating in over 150 countries, AkzoNobel is home to well-known brands and has been awarded Top Employer status in the UK and Europe. We are now looking for a Commercial Legal Counsel to provide legal advice and counsel for our UK operations. Commercial Legal Counsel The Role Advise on a broad range of legal matters, including contracts, transactions, regulatory issues, marketing claims & litigation Collaborate with colleagues on drafting, reviewing & negotiating commercial contracts with world renowned, household name brands Co-ordinate & provide training to colleagues on relevant subject matters including Competition Law, contracting & contractual obligations Advise on major changes in relevant legislation Collaborate with external counsel in understanding & applying the law in countries in and outside of the UK & explain that advice to local Akzo businesses Liaise with internal and external specialists as and when required to support our busy and innovative UK functions Work on a broad spectrum of corporate matters, such as capital investments, M&A and legal entity reduction strategies Provide support on consumer and product liability issues Commercial Legal Counsel About You Qualified solicitor in common law jurisdiction 1-3 years PQE Experience in-house in a manufacturing sector an advantage Sound knowledge of commercial law in areas such as sales, distribution, purchasing service contracts, competition law & torts Sound knowledge of corporate law within a product related industry Excellent communication, negotiation & interpersonal skills Effective at nurturing relationships Enjoys a collaborative working environment where supporting colleagues is key Commercial Legal Counsel What Is In It For You We offer great personal development opportunities and roles with breadth, depth of scope and impact. We also offer comprehensive packages including: Competitive Salary (depending on experience) 25 days holiday excluding bank holidays Income protection Staff discount at Dulux Decorator Centre stores Employee Assistance Programme Employee Life Assurance Company pension Flexible benefits scheme offering benefits including childcare vouchers, Gymflex, retail card, dental cover and more! Commercial Legal Counsel How to Apply Apply online via the link below and we will get back to you. We have been inventing the future for more than two centuries and need people like you to be part of the team. We are advocates of a healthy work life balance and mental wellbeing. We may consider flexible working for this role
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  • Job Reference: 702844898-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: AkzoNobel
  • Location: Slough, Berkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent