The In-House Lawyer is responsible for company secretarial work, drafting, reviewing and negotiating on all legal documentation, working with internal and external stakeholders to protect the legal interests of Ascot Lloyd and its employees.
Key role responsibilities:
Draft, review and issue legal contracts and documentation including NDA’s, letters of engagement, third party service agreements
Support Compliance and HR with any litigation matters
Work with the acquisition team on M&A’s, highlight risks during due diligence and ensure Ascot Lloyd is protected legally post M&A
Preparation of Board packs
Minute taking, issuing and follow up of action plans for Board meetings and if relevant Committees
Represent Ascot Lloyd on all legal matters and present if necessary to the Board and investors
Review property leases, negotiate in the best interests of Ascot Lloyd
Assist HRD with employment contracts, preferred supplier agreements, consultancy agreement and termination contracts
Be responsible for the set-up and administration of company share schemes
Attend the risk committee meetings and advise if appropriate
Sign off on all external and in-house contracts and agreements
Qualified lawyer, 4 years upwards PQE, having trained either in-house or with a recognised commercial law firm
M&A experience essential
Can work autonomously, independently solving problems
Have experience of working within a medium-sized company structure, ideally a listed entity
Financial services or other professional services experience is desirable
Have a strong eye for detail
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
25. Part time preferable, will consider full time. Flexibility to meet deadlines as required
Birmingham, London or Reading
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