In-house legal jobs


We work on a broad range of in-house legal roles for companies across a variety of sectors. From non-qualified legal roles including paralegals through to qualified lawyers, legal directors and general counsel, we have limitless opportunities, all around the world. 

Latest jobs

  • Management consulting
  • Manufacturing
  • Media/entertainment
  • Pharmaceuticals/life sciences
  • Private Equity/Venture Capital
  • Real Estate (In-house)
  • Retail
  • Services
  • Shipping
  • Sports
  • Technology (In-house)

In-house M&A Role – any sector

A unique opportunity to join a recently listed company going through its next stage of international growth. The successful candidate will be joining a small legal team of high calibre lawyers from magic circle and leading international law firms. This is a well-established organisation but with a start-up culture encouraging entrepreneurship and to think outside […]
  • Posted Posted 8 hours ago
  • Charity/non-profit/third sector

Legal Counsel | Climate Charity | 12m FTC

Taylor Root is working with a leading, global climate charity who support companies to set emission reduction targets. They work with companies across a range of sectors including aviation, chemicals, financial services, retail, and consumer goods. They are looking to hire a Legal Counsel who will provide expertise and guidance to support the charity’s mission […]
  • Salary £50000 – £65000 per annum
  • Posted Posted 2 days ago
  • Energy

Legal Counsel

About Our Client: Our client is a leading engineering and technology company focused on advancing the energy transition. Based in the Rotterdam/The Hague area, they specialize in providing innovative solutions for onshore and offshore projects worldwide. About the Role: Possess excellent drafting and analytical skills. Comfortable with contractual and commercial negotiations with clients and stakeholders. […]
  • Posted Posted 2 days ago
  • Manufacturing

Senior Legal Counsel (m/w/d)

Unser Kunde ist ein global tätiges Industrieunternehmen mit HQ in Österreich. Verstärken Sie das internationale Legal Team als Senior Legal Counsel EMEA (m/w/d) am Standort Wiesbaden. In dieser spannenden Position sind Sie Hauptansprechpartner:in für das stets wachsende Business in Deutschland. Darüber hinaus sind Sie auch in internationale Projekte in der EMEA-Region eingebunden. Sie beraten in […]
  • Posted Posted 3 days ago
  • Financial services (in-house)

Senior Legal Counsel – Employment EMEA

Leading global trading platform seeking a senior employment lawyer to join their global in-house legal team in London. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to join a successful, growing business within a supportive, dynamic team, with an interesting and broad spread of contentious and non-contentious employment work on offer. They are looking for an […]
  • Salary Excellent benefits package
  • Posted Posted 4 days ago
  • Financial services (in-house)

Senior Legal Counsel – Employment EMEA

Leading global trading platform seeking a senior employment lawyer to join their global in-house legal team in London. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to join a successful, growing business within a supportive, dynamic team, with an interesting and broad spread of contentious and non-contentious employment work on offer. They are looking for an […]
  • Salary Excellent benefits package
  • Posted Posted 6 days ago
  • Financial services (in-house)
  • Management consulting

Legal Counsel – French Language

Global Organisation is seeking Legal Counsel, who is fluent in French or French qualified. You will be part of a global team responsible for providing wide-ranging legal support across the business with a focus on the Organisation’s French business, on client engagement matters and encompassing commercial, corporate, employment and litigation related matters. You will be […]
  • Salary Generous benefits package
  • Posted Posted 6 days ago
  • Manufacturing

Senior Counsel, Global Compliance

Our client is an international manufacturing company in the technology sector with HQ in the USA. Due to continuous growth of the business, we are currently looking for a Senior Counsel Global Compliance (m/f/d) to join the global Legal & Compliance organisation and to be based in the Rhine-Main area. In this newly created role […]
  • Posted Posted 7 days ago
  • Management consulting

Senior Legal Counsel EMEA

Leading Strategic Advisory Firm seeking Senior Legal Counsel to join London legal team. Experienced lawyer to work in partnership with the GC, Partners and Senior Advisors to provide legal support and advice from a risk and compliance perspective at high level requiring excellent exercise of judgment and some knowledge of public/ administrative law, lobbying, gifts, […]
  • Salary Excellent benefits package
  • Posted Posted 1 week ago
  • Insurance

Rare In-house Insurance Lawyer (NQ+)

A NQ+ role at a global insurance company to join a well-established and incredibly down-to-earth legal team to support their underwriting business, having the opportunity to attend client meetings with the underwriters including closings and dinners which is a very rare offering, making it an incredibly commercial role. The role will involve working on asset […]
  • Posted Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Insurance

Senior Insurance Litigator, Global Insurer

The client: A unique opportunity has arisen with a leading global insurance and reinsurance firm for a senior lawyer with insurance litigation experience. As an experienced insurance litigator, you will support the senior stakeholders with front-end advice on high value insurance and reinsurance policies to identify potential gaps/pitfalls before they are issued. The role will […]
  • Posted Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Media/entertainment

Legal Counsel (M&A)

The opportunity My client is an international business that connects specialists with knowledge. They are headquartered in London but have a global presence. The Legal Team is highly respected and a valued business partner and have played a pivotal role to the organisation’s recent growth and strong financial results. They are seeking a M&A Legal […]
  • Salary Competitive package
  • Posted Posted 2 weeks ago

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Global in-house legal market report 2023/2024

The global in-house legal market is a complex and dynamic environment and is facing a myriad of challenges and opportunities. This report addresses a number of factors affecting the market including the growing focus on ESG and regulatory compliance and the adoption of generative AI.

Latest resources

  • Market Insight

Q2: What are the in-house legal recruitment market trends?

  • Posted July 9, 2024
What is happening in the in-house legal recruitment market across the UK? The interim legal recruitment market Despite a slower start in Q1, Q2 saw rapid growth of the interim market. With many General Counsel experiencing restrictions in growth of their permanent headcount, the interim and consulting market has seen a further rise in popularity […]
  • Career Advice

What does it mean to be a woman and work in tech?

  • Posted June 18, 2024
What is it like to work in tech? But more specifically what does it mean to be a woman and work in tech? Taylor Root Director, Asha Morzaria, recently discussed just this with Adam Baldwin and learnt more about his role as General Counsel at the not-for-profit organisation, Girls in Tech. Before we learn more […]
  • Hiring advice

How to engage interim legal resource: Day rate vs fixed term contract

  • Posted May 2, 2024
What is the difference between day rate contractors and salaried fixed term contract (FTC) employees? What type of contract to choose has been an age long debate in the interim market and it can be confusing to know which route is best for your legal function. Taylor Root has been working closely with businesses for […]
  • General counsel

Are you a new General Counsel? Top goals to accomplish in your first year.

  • Posted April 3, 2024
The first months in any new role are a critical period for setting the stage for success and making a positive impact on an organisation. For a new General Counsel who reports to the CEO and the board of directors, this effect is amplified because of the high profile of the position. There are several […]
  • Hiring advice

Q1: What are the in-house legal recruitment market trends?

  • Posted March 25, 2024
What is happening in the legal recruitment market across corporate and commercial and banking and financial services sectors? Corporate and commercial While economic uncertainty and geopolitical tensions continue to impact businesses the outlook for the UK Legal In-House Market in 2024 is more positive for commerce and industry than the news would suggest.We have seen […]
  • General counsel

Additional selection criteria when hiring In-house Counsel

  • Posted January 31, 2024
Hiring In-house Counsel is a critical decision for any organisation, and it’s important to carefully consider various factors to ensure you choose the right candidate. Whilst legal expertise, work experience, and great references are essential, additional thought should be given to the following selection criteria throughout the interview process. Cultural Fit: Once you have a […]
  • Hiring advice

How busy will the private equity market be in 2024?

  • Posted January 22, 2024
Looking ahead to 2024 the financial services market holds more promising prospects than 2023 driven by the substantial cash reserve amassed in the private equity sector, with record levels of available capital, it is looking like there will be a significant amount of positive growth in 2024 hopefully this positions the financial services market for […]
  • Career Advice

Taylor Root UK Trustee network: An interview with Jemilla Olufeko

  • Posted January 17, 2024
As part of our interview series for our Trustee Network, Taylor Root Partner, Georgia Morgan-Wynne recently spoke to Jemilla Olufeko, Global Legal Counsel at WPP about being a Trustee for Sydenham Arts. What does your organisation do? My organisation is a charity called Sydenham Arts. Based in South East London, our mission is “to provide, promote, and advance […]
  • General counsel

Taylor Root Singapore’s General Counsel breakfast recap – life sciences and medical technology

  • Posted November 29, 2023
Taylor Root had the pleasure of hosting a General Counsel breakfast, bringing together senior lawyers from the life sciences and medical technology sector. The gathering was a unique opportunity for industry peers to connect, share insights, and delve into the nuanced legal landscape shaping the Asia-Pacific region. The morning started off with lighthearted catchups between […]
  • Career Advice

The Economist General Counsel Summit | What makes a modern General Counsel?

  • Posted November 13, 2023
The Economist General Counsel Summit 2023 shed light on the undeniable challenges that businesses are currently facing due to geopolitical forces, macroeconomic uncertainty and the pace of volatility that has intensified over the past 12 months. General Counsel are at the intersection of these complex economic factors, charged with navigating the organisation through turbulent times. The […]
  • Career Advice

Moving in-house: career advice for junior lawyers

  • Posted October 30, 2023
In recent years, there has been a noticeable surge in the demand for in-house junior lawyers. At the same time, we have seen an upswing in the enthusiasm of junior lawyers aiming for careers in-house. However, despite these trends, apprehensions remain within the legal industry around the possibility of being deemed ‘too junior’ to move […]
  • General counsel

Taylor Root UK Trustee Network: An interview with Howard Trust, Schroders

  • Posted September 29, 2023
As part of our interview series for our Trustee Network, Taylor Root Partner, Sarah Ingwersen recently spoke to Howard Trust, General Counsel, Advisory at Schroders to find out his interest behind being a Trustee. Why are you interested in being a Trustee? I believe that my experience in working with boards and other fiduciary bodies and their […]