In House Legal Counsel

in London

Why are In House Legal Jobs in demand?

In house legal jobs are in demand due to the increasing complexity of the legal landscape, the need for specialised legal advice, and the cost savings of having an in-house legal department. In-house legal departments provide a company with a dedicated team of legal professionals that are familiar with the company’s operations and legal issues. An in-house legal team can provide a company with legal advice on a wide range of topics, from contracts and intellectual property to regulatory compliance and labour law. Having an in-house legal team can also reduce costs associated with litigation and outside legal fees. Finally, in-house legal departments can help a company stay up-to-date on the latest legal developments and ensure that its operations are compliant with applicable laws and regulations.

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Key responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Reviewing contracts and advising on legal implications.

  • Drafting, negotiating and finalising legal documents such as contracts, agreements, leases, and licenses.

- Advising on corporate governance and compliance matters.

- Providing legal advice and counsel to management on various legal issues related to business operations.

- Advising on risk management and dispute resolution.

- Representing the company in lawsuits and arbitration proceedings.

- Conducting legal research and preparing legal opinions.

- Assisting with corporate transactions such as mergers and acquisitions.

- Monitoring changes to relevant laws and regulations and providing updates to management.

- Liaising with external lawyers and other legal professionals.

Global Opportunities

We are an international recruitment business spanning the UK, Singapore and Hong Kong. We hire permanent and interim leadership mandates within the legal space at both multinationals and high-growth, VC backed start-ups. We represent a wide variety of in house legal opportunities across the globe but particularly in Singapore. Get in touch with us to hear more and we can run a tailored search to your requirements.

What are salaries like for In House Legal Leadership Roles?

Salaries for in-house legal leadership roles in Singapore and generally in APAC can vary significantly depending on the size of the company, the industry, and the experience of the individual. Generally, salaries for in-house counsel can range from $100,000 to $300,000 SGD per year, while those in leadership roles (General Counsel, Deputy General Counsel, etc.) can earn anywhere from $150,000 to $500,000 SGD per year. Salaries in other APAC countries can vary greatly, but are generally in the same range.

Generally, salaries for in-house legal leadership roles in the UK and Europe range from around £50,000 to £250,000, with the most senior roles typically commanding the highest salaries. Additionally, bonuses and other benefits are often available to those in legal leadership roles, which can further increase their total compensation. Take a look at our Salary Survey Report which gives a valuable snapshot of trends around salary ranges.

​​London, United Kingdom

We launched our executive recruitment team in London to take advantage of the city's vast and diverse talent pool. London is one of the world's most important financial, cultural, and business hubs, and the city is home to many of the world's leading financial institutions and multinational companies. By having a presence in London, we can access a huge range of potential candidates and provide our clients with the best available talent.

Hiring effective leadership in this complex region is the biggest challenge facing VC backed start ups and multinational companies. Our Space Executive team, based in London, are regional experts, supporting companies to build teams that will drive forward their Europe growth and change strategies.

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Commuting and Culture:

Commuting in London can be quite challenging. The sheer number of people using public transport can make it quite crowded, and there is often a significant amount of traffic on the roads. However, the public transport system is well-connected and efficient, so with some patience, commuters can usually get to their destination on time.

London is a cosmopolitan city with a vibrant and diverse culture. It is a great place to work, offering excellent opportunities for career development and personal growth. The city has a strong entrepreneurial ethos and is an international hub for business, finance and technology. People in London are generally friendly and welcoming, and the city is full of creative and innovative minds. There is a large variety of social activities and events to enjoy, and the working environment is highly competitive, encouraging employees to push themselves and strive for success. The city is home to many theatres, galleries, and music venues, making it an exciting and culturally rich place to visit and live. London is also known for its pubs, restaurants, and nightlife, making it a great place to explore and enjoy nightlife.

Our Recognised Awards

• Finalist - Global Brands Magazine Awards

• Best Places to Work in Singapore for 2019

• LinkedIn Most Socially Engaged Staffing Agency 2017

• The Global Recruiter Asia Pacific Awards 2017

• Asia Recruitment Awards 2017

• LinkedIn Most Socially Engaged Staffing Agency 2016

• Recruitment International Best Newcomer

What are senior to executive level salaries like in London?

The average senior to executive level salary in London can vary greatly depending on the company, industry, and job title. Generally speaking, salaries for senior and executive level roles in London can range from £50,000 to £150,000 per year or higher.

Take a look at the Salary Survey Report which gives a valuable snapshot of trends around salary ranges, how global events have impacted salary levels and the predictions for future salary changes. It also discusses the key issues employers are facing in relation to talent management and recruitment.​

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