Legal Counsel (12 months) Glasgow/Edinburgh

Hymans Robertson is one of the UK’s leading pensions, investment and benefit consultancies, employing over 800 staff in four UK offices.

The Role:

We are seeking a Legal Counsel to add to our busy in-house team during a team member’s leave. Part time candidates will be considered, and we also offer agile working. You will have had experience either in-house or in private practice dealing with legal matters, including commercial contracts. You will support the more experienced members of the legal team.

Experience in financial services or pensions, with a professional services firm, with financial advisers/platforms/asset managers, in the retail financial market or in the US would be an advantage.

Key responsibilities:
• Draft, review and negotiate a wide variety of commercial contracts for our full range of professional services, consulting, online and data services including tender responses, master services agreements, client contracts, licences, data protection agreements, non-reliance letters, NDAs and supplier agreements
• Advise the business on wide variety of legal issues, such as data protection
• Draft guidance and templates and assist in training

The Candidate:
To succeed in the role, you will be pragmatic, and solutions driven, flexible, able to quickly gain credibility and use your initiative and have excellent communication skills

Qualifications and Experience:
You will be a qualified Solicitor in Scotland or England with appropriate experience in commercial contract drafting and negotiation and relevant practice based and/or in-house experience, ideally in a financial services or professional services firm

Reward & Support
Hymans Robertson prides itself in offering a refreshing, stimulating work environment where independent thinking and new ideas are actively encouraged. You can expect a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Hymans Robertson is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Further information on Hymans Robertson and our range of services is available at

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