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£80000.00 - £85000.00

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02 March, 2021

General Counsel – Telecoms

Abacus Careers are currently supporting this rapidly growing business with the recruitment of a General Counsel (G.C.) / Head of Legal. This is a stand-alone post and is an excellent opportunity for someone seeking to secure a lead role within a fast paced, innovative, expanding business.

Having recently secured major investment, you will form part of a leadership team that will have a collaborative approach to delivering against and executing an ambitious business plan. You will also be part of a team that works towards their continued growth in years to come.

You will be an excellent communicator and be able to manage expectations of a range of business leaders, a problem solver that, when faced with the need to ‘push-back’, present solutions to the business.

In terms of the role, your main objective will be to protect the commercial interests of the business and reducing any issues as a result of any potential disputes or contractual issues.

Your experience will include a high level of proficiency when is comes to drafting, reviewing and negotiating a range of commercial contracts and agreements, these should also include IT, telecoms, vendor agreements, sub-contractor agreements and service agreements, to name a few. You will also be the first port of call for any other legal related issues within the business such as employment, property, M&A, regulatory & compliance – so be prepared to be flexible.

You will be a qualified solicitor / lawyer and the suggested minimum level of experience for this role is 8yrs PQE (although the client can be flexible).

What next?

The financial reward on offer is excellent, comprising of a basic plus company bonus. More details can be provided and if you are keen to explore this role further, review details of a more definitive job specification, contact Stuart John in the strictest of confidence to assess suitability regarding level

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.

The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.

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