Williams Advanced Engineering is the technology and engineering services business of the Williams Group. We are currently recruiting for a Legal Counsel to join our growing team on a permanent basis.
Reporting to the Head of Legal – Williams Advanced Engineering, this is a key role where the successful individual will be involved in a wide range of issues relating to the Williams Advanced Engineering business.
This role provides the opportunity to develop legal and commercial skills and gain in-depth knowledge of the business. The role will be varied and will appeal to candidates who are pro-active, think commercially and can operate effectively across the business including advising members of senior management on important legal matters.
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 including design and development agreements, collaboration agreements, technology agreements, supply agreements and IP agreements; and providing advice to Williams Advanced Engineering’s support functions.
The successful candidate will ideally be a commercial and/or IP lawyer with at least 3 years’ PQE (gained in-house or in private practice) and will have relevant experience working in 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 role provides an exciting opportunity to further the successful candidate’s career within a high profile and varied position at Williams Advanced Engineering.
Closing date for applications is the 25th May.