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Legal Counsel

  • Legal
  • Jersey
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • 34246

Description

This is an exciting role overseeing legal strategy and working with PeX, Operations, and Finance teams to ensure that the business is set up for growth.  The postholder will develop: a broad range of commercial contracts, understanding the need to protect the business whilst remaining pragmatic and strategic; key business and legal risks, implementing a risk register and taking steps to mitigate and manage and contributing to business's strategic roadmap; business knowledge sharing to ensure understanding of legal/regulatory requirements of geographies where there is a presence and ensure compliance, providing management updates when landscapes change; contract-based housekeeping, including monitoring key dates, subsequent covenants; intra-group structuring, relationships, and mechanics; legal voice for compliance, and risk management best practices; using external legal advisors to provide expert opinions and advice and to manage workload; M&A process, including initial DD, oversight of deal mechanics, and post-completion legal support to acquired business.

The successful candidate must be a qualified solicitor with 5+ years PQE in a broad, wide-reaching commercial role; ability to stay ruthlessly organised, maintaining the highest level of attention to detail whilst dealing with significant work volume; passion for corporate governance; highest level of communication skills to cultivate relationships with the rest of the team; curious mind with the ability to break down complex issues to their root and combat them in a sensible and appropriate manner.

RECRUITMENT CONTACT

For more details contact Rosy Dessain

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