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Job Reference: NP7


  • Position: LEGAL COUNSEL
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Team contact: Eleanor Sidgwick

Job Description

Legal Counsel 2 – 5 PQE, Cambridge

To further enhance their in-house legal team our client seeks a solicitor of c. 2- 5 pqe, who is interested in a varied legal role and a close working relationship with the business.

The existing legal team are well placed to support candidates with training and development if applicants are coming from a private practice background, previous in house experience in desirable but not essential.  

Job Purpose/ Requirements:

This role will give the successful applicant an opportunity to join a very busy legal team.  Reporting to and working closely with the General Counsel, this role spans all business divisions and working with business managers, delivery, and sales staff across all offices.  It will include responsibility on a day-to-day basis for client and supplier contracts, as well as involvement in other matters that the team handles (this may include IP matters, insurance queries, due diligence, corporate projects, employment matters, tenant, and lease issues). 

Our Client is seeking a commercially focused, enthusiastic, qualified lawyer who enjoys being part of business.

The role offers excellent benefits including a bonus based on the client’s targets.

For a confidential discussion please contact eleanor@erringtonlegal.co.uk

To apply call us on 01223 803 814

Team Contact: Eleanor Sidgwick

An expert in her field, Eleanor has recruited for the legal industry for over 10 years, she has recruited all levels of qualified staff for private practice clients and in house for large multinationals. She also works on a retained basis for clients that are looking to make strategic hires at senior level. Eleanor is able to offer her clients and candidates guidance from start to finish on each…


In 2015 Eleanor helped us successfully recruit our first Group Head of Legal Affairs. As a new role to the organisation we appreciated that Eleanor took the time to speak with all of the relevant stakeholders within Cambridge Assessment to understand the type of person that would fit in well. With an understanding of our organisation she created a strong foundation that supported the search throughout its entirety. The shortlisting options that Eleanor provided highlighted just how well she knows the legal market and represented her strong understanding of our requirements. If you are looking for an expert in Legal recruiting, someone who truly understands good cultural fit, then I would recommend Errington Legal.
Liz Allan - Group HR Director , Cambridge Assessment


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