Legal Counsel (Part-Time)

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Legal Counsel (Part-Time)

Posted 24 May 2022

c£50,000pa DOE



Professional, Support

Remote working

c£50,000 pa DOE

Part-time, 3 days per week

My client is seeking an experienced lawyer with at least 3 years commercial legal experience (commercial property transactions and/or property finance).  You will have responsibility for the in-house legal function, assisting the Company in fulfilling its legal obligations and providing company secretarial support to the Board.  A law qualification is essential.


Commercial/Intellectual Property:

  • Ensure protection of Company Intellectual Property
  • Support HR with legal support
  • Review commercial contracts for the business and maintain contracts database
  • Update the Terms and Conditions
  • Coordinate any litigation work for the Company
  • Ensure the Company complies with its legal obligations including in relation to data protection.

Security Work:

  • Advise the Credit Committee on legal issues
  • Support the Loan Servicing Team with any legal enquiries
  • Support the onboarding of new Law Firms and Valuers to our Panels and ensure that terms of engagement are kept updated, including PI cover
  • Co-ordinate the development of our Security Documentation and Offer Letters
  • Support the redemption process in relation to any legal documentation
  • Managing other legal aspects of the loan book
  • Providing practical and legal input to improve internal loan and credit processes
  • Support changes to the borrowing process/security documents as a result of new products and other significant commercial changes
  • Supporting the Arrears and Defaults team with any legal queries

Company Secretarial work:

  • To provide Company Secretary support services including the provision of draft board minutes
  • Ensure compliance with Companies House returns for Group companies
  • Liaise with Computershare regarding the maintenance of shareholder register
  • Process share transfers
  • Process new issue of shares and/or share options

Company Property:

  • Act on the lease negotiations and contract review for any Company property

Please apply with CV in the first instance.  If you do not hear back within 7 days, please assume that you have been unsuccessful.