Inhouse
  • About the Firm: Balfour Beatty plc is a multinational infrastructure group based in the United Kingdom with capabilities in construction services, support services and infrastructure investments.
  • About the role: Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Corporate Counsel (22hpw) to join our Enabling Functions team to work in Canary Wharf, London.
  • Looking For: We are looking to secure your corporate legal experience, particularly in M&A. Experience drafting and negotiating commercial supplier contracts relating to goods and services would be beneficial, though not essential; your high energy and impact, a self-starter with a flexible but robust approach, able to work autonomously with non-legal members of the business; your business focused and pragmatic outlook; and your strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Opportunities: The opportunities afforded to you will include but not be limited to, the delivery of timely, fit for purpose and cost-efficient legal services, including legal and compliance risk management; and the support the development, delivery and continued implementation of legal and compliance policies, procedures and targets to mitigate risk and ensure legal and ethical compliance consistent with Balfour Beatty's values.
  • And more: You will also provide commercially-minded and pragmatic legal advice in a timely and appropriate manner on a broad range of areas including M&A, banking, litigation, commercial contracts and intellectual property; and be assisting in the preparation and negotiation of a wide range of contracts and other agreements including NDAs, parent company guarantees and facility agreements.
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