We are currently seeking a talented lawyer to join the Group Legal team as Legal Counsel. The successful candidate will be the primary point of contact for a wide range of issues relating to the Williams Advanced Engineering business.
Williams Advanced Engineering is the technology and engineering services business of the Williams Group that harnesses Formula One derived technology and know-how to deliver highly innovative products and services to the motorsport, automotive, civil aerospace, defence and healthcare sectors. Working in close collaboration with its customers, Williams Advanced Engineering helps meet the sustainability challenges of the 21st century and improve performance with its expertise in aerodynamics and thermodynamics, electrification, advanced lightweight materials and vehicle integration.
Key responsibilities will include; providing general, day-to-day legal support for the Williams Advanced Engineering business, drafting and/or negotiating a wide variety of commercial contracts to include collaboration agreements, development agreements, technology agreements, supply agreements and licence agreements. Responsibilities will also include; advising on intellectual property matters including working closely with the Patent Manager in relation to the management of the Group’s patent portfolio and managing litigation and other disputes relating to the Williams Advanced Engineering business.
The successful candidate will be a commercial or IP lawyer with 4+ years PQE (gained either in-house or in private practice) and will have significant relevant experience working within a similar role. A fluent communicator, with a highly analytical approach and strong attention to detail, the successful candidate will have the ability to build strong relationships with colleagues and work robustly under pressure.
This is an excellent opportunity to further your career within this ambitious team.