In-House Legal Advisor

Legal & Law jobs >> Legal




About Us

Established in 2003 with the aim to challenge the big 6 and give a fairer deal, Utilita are a growing energy supplier for Gas and Electric to both consumers and businesses across the UK, predominantly to the prepaid market. With over 1600 employees in over 10 locations with an aspiration to develop a retail presence on the high streets.

As the first Energy company to install a Smart meter we were pleased in 2018 to win Best Smart Meter Experience and Best App in the uSwitch Awards and also be nominated as 'one to watch' within the Times 100 best companies to work for.

What You'll Be Doing

We are looking for an experienced In-House Legal Advisor to be the central point of contact within Utilita for all legal enquiries, supporting on a wide range of corporate, commercial and regulatory legal matters.

The successful application needs to be an excellent communicator with the ability to build strong and trusted advisory relationships with internal stakeholders and external parties.


* Advising on legal & regulatory frameworks

* Supporting contractual negotiations

* Drafting & review of contracts

* Managing customer-facing terms & conditions

* Managing litigation cases

* Advising on claims & disputes

* Advising on compliance and reputation issues

* Assessing legal risk

* Owning external legal support relationships

What can we offer?

Exciting career progression within an established & growing organisation, which offers incentives around free football tickets with partnered clubs, concerts and ticket giveaways, a company pension scheme and staff energy tariff. As part of our package and work life balance we also offer the opportunity for private healthcare including discounted gym memberships.

What We're Looking For

* Qualified English Law Solicitor with an in-date UK practising certificate

* Previously experienced in in-house legal counsel

* 2/3 years PQE experience

* Knowledge of commercial contracts, tenders and procurement

* Management and resolution of contractual disputes

* Instructing and managing external legal advisers

* Maximise opportunities for providing value enhancing legal support to the business.

* Pragmatic, commercially focused, innovative and aware solutions provider.

* Strong skills in Plain English/securing Crystal Mark

* Assessing and balancing legal risk and delivery drivers to provide robust advice to the senior management team
  • 1
  • Negotiable
  • None
  • None
  • CV-119702
  • Permanent
  • 0

How to Apply: Please click here to create a free account and post your resume. Only logged in job seekers can apply for a job.

Find us at:

Never provide bank account, credit card details or any other financial information, or make any form of payment, when applying for a job. If you are ever asked to do this by a recruiter on Pure Jobs please click the Report button or contact us with the advertiser's company name and the title of the job vacancy. You should not send any money to anyone. A genuine employer with a job offer would never ask you to do this.

Report this job

Report a job

If you're concerned about a job advert, let us know and our quality team will investigate.

Your name(*)
Invalid Input

Your email address(*)
Invalid Input

Please select you reason(*)

Additional information(*)
Invalid Input

Invalid Input

Get new jobs for this search by email.

Also get an email with jobs recommended just for me.

Create Alert

Subscribe to updates from our blog


However, by continuing to use the site without changing settings, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.