Legal Counsel, Property


Legal Counsel (Property)
Coventry Walsgrave Triangle
£60-70,000 basic salary plus bonus and private healthcare

The life changer. The industry shaper. The healthcare pioneer. Join McKesson, a leading global healthcare company, and you can be all these things and more. Based at our UK Head Office in Coventry, as part of one of the teams shaping our services and improving lives, you’ll have the opportunity to drive your career forward and become more than you ever imagined.

About the department

You will be joining our Legal and Compliance team of eighteen colleagues working alongside four legal counsel reporting into the head of the department.

About the opportunity

This is a newly created role to help reduce our external legal costs on property matters by providing in-house legal support to McKesson UK in relation to its property portfolio.

You will need to develop strong working relationships with our forty strong property and estates team by gaining their trust and respect to be the ‘go to’ person for any legal property queries.

You will also manage the existing relationship with our external providers on an ongoing basis, again building strong professional relationships.

About you 

If you are currently working for a large private practice, with thorough knowledge of property and real estate, this is a fantastic opportunity to move to your first in house role.

Alternatively, if you are already working in-house specialising in property, this could also be the new challenge you are looking for.

 You will be working in a fast-paced environment as part of a team with the ability to influence and build strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. You will therefore need to demonstrate excellent communication skills and be a true team player.

 It is essential you are a qualified solicitor with over three years PQ experience and possess thorough knowledge of England and Wales property law.

In return for your hard work, we offer training opportunities and development plans, wide-ranging benefits, flexible holidays and a team that is that is passionate about having an appropriate work life balance. We’ll also ensure that you feel empowered to support colleagues and make a real difference in people’s lives.

About McKesson

We’re McKesson – a Fortune Global 500 healthcare company that strives to break boundaries, challenge the status quo and support the changing healthcare industry. Bringing together six companies and 24,000 McKesson colleagues across pharmacy, pharmaceutical distribution and homecare services, we’re committed to offering the best advice and healthcare to our patients, customers and colleagues. As part of our UK Head Office you’ll be able to use your passion, ambition 

West Midlands