Legal Counsel (In-House)

Anpario is currently recruiting for the position of Legal Counsel (In-House) in the Legal department based at Manton Wood.

Reporting to: Group Finance Director.

Shared responsibility for: HR & Legal Administrator

Overall Purpose of Job:

  • Support the Executive team and main Board on all legal and Company Secretarial matters.

General Description – Task Related

Strategic and Commercial

Ensure knowledge of Organisation Strategy and objectives.

Operational

  • Commercial agreements e.g. Distribution Agreements, Commission Agreements, supply chain contracts, university research agreements

  • IP protection including NDA’s, trademarks and patents

  • Company secretarial matters for UK and international entities

  • Provide legal support to commercial teams as required

  • Provide support for HR legal matters for UK and international personnel

  • Oversee insurance renewals

  • Participate in Risk and Corporate Governance strategy, processes and reporting

  • Adhoc legal and compliance matters including property, M & A, Privacy etc.

Qualifications

  • Law qualification or member of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA)

Skills And Experience

Personal Skills

  • Must have a ‘can do’ attitude

  • Good communication skills (Verbal and written)

  • Ability to negotiate effectively

  • Able to handle difficult situations and pressure

  • Self-motivated and able to work effectively on own initiative

  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task and organise with minimum supervision

  • Ability to think ahead and anticipate needs before they arise

  • Be collaborative, proactive and focused on providing value for Anpario

  • Be credible, innovative and professional

Experience and knowledge

  • Strong knowledge of English contract law

  • Commercial/Business law experience

  • Good experience of drafting and negotiating commercial contracts

  • Team management experience

  • IT skills: must be a competent user of Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

To apply to send a copy of your CV to Helena.pearson@anpario.com