We are looking for a Legal Counsel (In-House) to be based in our Edinburgh office on a full-time basis. Reporting to the COO and CFO, aligning with areas of responsibility, you’ll focus on providing legal support across all areas of commercial law and be responsible for shaping briefing scope for our external counsel on a wide variety of matters in the UK, US, and other geographies we expand into. Your expertise is key in helping us to continue to scale our business.
You will make an impact by
Providing our senior leaders with legal support during the course of business
Advising/briefing external counsel whilst working closely with all business functions such as People, Supply Chain, Operations, Finance, Regulatory, Commercial etc. and address issues which arise from the company’s business and operations
Advising/briefing external counsel on People and Company Policies as required
Acting as the first port of call on legal related matters for documentation (e.g. NDAs, MoUs, Definitive Agreements, Partnership Agreements, Sale and Purchase Agreements) as per the company’s requirements and brief external counsel as required
You will thrive if you
Love the energy, intensity and excitement of a fast-growing company in a sector undergoing significant transition
Demonstrate reliability, transparency, open-mindedness, aspiration and rigour
Are a qualified Lawyer with around 5-7 years PQE and a commercial background
Are commercially astute and comfortable working autonomously in a fast-paced environment
Are without ego and possess excellent collaboration, team working, oral and written communication skills
Have unbreakable discretion and ethical compass
Have the ability to work independently and proactively to a high standard
Are highly organised, driven to meet deadlines and pay attention to detail
Careers at Faraday
You will be joining a diverse group of brilliant minds who will challenge you intellectually and encourage you to prosper. In addition to a competitive salary we also offer:
- Generous holiday allowance to give you time to re-energise
- Private medical insurance to keep you healthy
- Life assurance for peace of mind
- Retirement plan contributions so you can save for the future
We are proud of our diversity and committed to ensuring our opportunities are accessible to all talented people. If additional support or flexible arrangements would enable you to participate, please tell us in your application.
Successful applicants will be contacted within 2 weeks and offers of employment are subject to thorough background checking.
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