In-house Corporate Counsel, part-time – Edinburgh/London

Practice Area: Commercial Contracts, Corporate, Corporate Finance, Investment, IP/IT, in-house
Level: Associate, Part-Time
Section: In-House
Location: Scotland, Central Belt, Edinburgh, England, London
Ref: FW7325

This in-house organisation is currently recruiting Corporate Counsel to join the team.  You will focus on corporate finance and provide specialist legal support on a range of matters.


Some of your duties will include:

  • Principal Business Partner to Early Ventures Fund, advising on corporate, investment and related compliance matters; supporting the investment team on all the legal aspects of the fund’s transactions whilst working closely with key internal and external senior stakeholders.
  • Apply legal knowledge and experience to anticipate, define and resolve complex issues that impact the function and organisation.
  • Design and implement process improvements for effective risk management on corporate and investment transactions.
  • Develop and maintain template agreements for use in corporate and investment transactions.
  • Instruct and work with external counsel, as appropriate.
  • Ensures contractual matters arising in investment and commercial agreements (including IP/patent in or out licensing) and company start-ups are managed appropriately.



Interested candidates should have at least 5 years’ PQE.  Travel to London will be required, and you will be required to do a minimum of two days per week in Edinburgh.  Applications are welcomed from those seeking both full-time and part-time working.


If this position interests you, please get in touch with Cameron or Frasia for an initial and confidential discussion.  (Assignment 12903)

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