Legal Counsel

Posted 03 May 2020


Salford (Legal)

Job Type:permanentDuration:
Category:LegalRecruiter Reference:SDX/TP/7RF4716/2/TF
URL for Applications:Apply HereSalary:Competitive salary + excellent benefits package

We are currently recruiting for two Legal Counsels to provide legal and commercial advice to our Justice segment and central functions.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a qualified solicitor or barrister who has experience of working with public procurement and PFI or similar complex structured projects to join our in-house legal team.

This position may be based in either Salford or Stevenage.


Job Description

Competitive salary + benefits package

We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster and much more

Main Responsibilities
  • Advising on complex legal issues and regulatory requirements
  • Advising on PFI contracts, variations and disputes
  • Providing effective legal and commercial advice and assistance as required
  • Management of disputes and litigation
  • Helping to ensure that business is conducted in accordance with relevant law and Sodexo’s internal governance processes 
The Ideal Candidate
  • A qualified solicitor or barrister in the UK or equivalent jurisdiction 
  • Demonstrated experience of commercial law and contracts, public procurement and PFI or similar complex structured projects 
  • Experienced at advising on legal commercial options 
  • An excellent communicator and able to build relationships successfully 
  • Ability to work within a fast paced environment and to prioritise workload
About The Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their age, disability, gender, transgender, marital or family status, race or ethnicity, religious belief of sexual orientation are welcome to and included within our business. We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process

How to Apply

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