Legal Counsel (with home working), Brighton

£40k - £60k
24 Oct 2019

Legal Counsel role, based in Brighton, with flexible working including working from home

Based in Brighton, Sussex, our client works with leading Universities across the world to assist them in securing international students and providing plans and operations to support those students internationally. They have enrolled nearly 70000 students from nearly 200 countries and have nearly 200 staff based globally.

With growth, they are seeking to hire a Legal Counsel to provide essential legal support and day-to-day advice across the UK operations and being responsible for a diverse range of commercial, corporate, data protection and legal compliance projects. This role is an excellent opportunity for a junior lawyer to join a dynamic and thriving company where they can benefit from early responsibility.

Due to flexible working policies, this role can be split between the office and home working and the company is very flexible in their approach to this. Furthermore they would consider someone part time, if of interest.

Key responsibilities and duties include:

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide variety of commercial contracts and general terms and conditions
  • Dealing with, and advising on, day to day data protection queries
  • Proactively identifying legal risks to the business and assist in developing strategies and internal documents to mitigate risk
  • Providing training on legal and compliance matters to non-legal functions

Candidate Requirements:

  • Ideally you will have a minimum of 2 years' PQE.
  • Experience of drafting contracts is essential.
  • Commercially astute and able to work as part of a wider team

This is an outstanding role for someone who requires flexibility in their approach. For a lawyer who needs to be at home, please feel free to apply.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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