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Job Reference: AS1271

Junior Legal Counsel

  • Location: Colchester
  • Position: Junior Legal Counsel
  • Area of Law: In house Legal
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Team contact: Amy Lee

Job Description

Junior Legal Counsel, 1-2 PQE - Essex
Competitive salary + Benefits

Our client are an International Transport and Logistics company who provide services to some of the worlds top brands. Due to growth, they are seeking a Junior Legal Counsel for their UK and Ireland divisions.

As junior legal counsel you will be a part of an international network of lawyers in over 80 countries. The role is varied and fast paced, and you will need to have a solid commercial law background and a strong interest and willingness to learn about international transport law.

You will support local UK and Ireland management and business/sales teams with legal advice and assistance especially in relation to commercial agreements and contracts as well as ensuring compliance with applicable law and policies and assisting in litigation support working with outside counsel from time to time.

The ideal candidate will have at least 1 to 2 years PQE as in-house legal counsel or solicitor in private practice with a reputable law firm with good drafting and communication skills.

This is an exciting opportunity to expand your experience in a truly international, world-class company where your everyday work is both varied and full of professional challenges, with wide opportunities for constant professional and personal development.

“Without Errington Legal’s knowledge of the legal market and strong relationships with local firms, I would not have been able to secure the role that I did”. Solicitor

For further information a confidential discussion please contact amy.lee@erringtonlegal.co.uk

To apply call us on 01223 803813

Team Contact: Amy Lee

Prior to joining Errington Legal, Amy studied Criminology at the University of Lincoln, she has a passion for law and has coupled this with some strong administrative experience. Amy specialises in hiring qualified solicitors (sub partner) for leading regional firms in East Anglia. In her spare time Amy enjoys going to the gym, playing in a competitive netball league and intends to get her…


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