UK Legal Counsel - Green Energy / Tech

£80k - £100k
Permanent
City of London
19 Feb 2020
BBBH753870

The UK's fastest growing company is seeking to hire a Legal Counsel

Do you want to be a lawyer in the UK's fastest growing company in the UK, according to the Sunday Times?

Our client is the leading 100% green energy company in the UK, offering energy at reduced prices and guaranteeing that all their energy is through renewable means. Their mission is to reduce the carbon footprint and in doing so, help the environment.

The business, which is PE backed and pre IPO, is seeking a Legal Counsel to take responsibility for the UK. Reporting into the Head of Legal, you will be expected to advise on a broad range of commercial and corporate matters, including the occasional contentious and regulatory matter. Your main responsibilities will include, amongst others:

  • to advise on the various new product launches in the UK market which will involve legal advice on data protection, commercial agreements, consumer regulation, corporate governance, marketing and direct sales
  • occasional litigation and fraud prevention
  • GDPR
  • ad hoc employment matters

Candidates applying for this position should possess the following attributes:

  • Ideally a UK qualified solicitor with at least 4 years' PQE; those qualified abroad but have practised law in the UK are welcome to apply
  • An absolute can do attitude and willing to turn their legal attention to a variety of matters
  • Broad corporate and commercial skills including knowledge of marketing and data protection
  • Experience of working in a regulated industry would be extremely advantageous
  • Able to work in a fast paced, autonomous and dynamic business
  • This company is a start up - don't expect luxurious 5* offices, expect free coffee with oat milk, free breakfast, colourful offices with post its on the walls and a highly collgeiate environment

This is an exceptional position for someone who wants to be on a carbon free journey with a growing company, which offers significant career prospects, shares within the company and a strong financial package. Please contact James Franklin at Morgan McKinley who are exclusively retained on this role, to discuss further.

 

 

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

BY APPLYING FOR THIS ROLE YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICE WHICH TOGETHER WITH OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT GOVERN YOUR USE OF MORGAN MCKINLEY SERVICES.

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