• Full Time
  • London

Jensen Hughes

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Company Overview

At Jensen Hughes, we lead with our Purpose + Principles and value our people. Across our global partnership of experts, clients, and communities, we are recognized worldwide for our leadership in fire protection engineering, a legacy of responsibility we have advanced with pride since 1939. Today, our expertise extends broadly across closely related risk management fields — from accessibility consulting, risk and hazard analysis, process safety and forensic investigations to security risk consulting, emergency management and digital innovation. As we champion best practices, set industry standards and support communities with innovative solutions, we are making the world a better place.

We believe that creating and sustaining a culture of trust, integrity and professional growth fundamentally includes a sustained commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

At Jensen Hughes, diversity is ingrained in our culture – we accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic background. Our differences and uniqueness are celebrated and reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks.

Job Overview

Jensen Hughes is seeking an ambitious, results-oriented, self-starter with a positive attitude and a collaborative mentality to join our legal team as a Assistant Corporate Counsel. The role reports to our US General Counsel and is a highly visible position with the opportunity to grow and develop global business strategies while providing high-quality legal support to our engineers, consultants and analysts that serve our clients in making our world safe, secure and resilient. This position is located in the UK – hybrid working available. The post holder will be responsible for corporate legal matters for Europe and Middle East regions.


  • Draft, review and negotiate various commercial contracts with clients, vendors, and business partners, including master services agreements, RFP responses, commercial leases and vendor agreements.
  • Assist with general transaction work involving intellectual property, mergers & acquisitions, compliance, and privacy matters.
  • Support the development and implementation of strategies, policies, and procedures within the Legal department infrastructure.
  • Support corporate governance matters including drafting board meeting minutes and resolutions for Jensen Hughes subsidiaries and affiliates worldwide.
  • Support human resource business partners and operations leaders by providing general legal advice on various employment law matters and immigration, including assessing legal risks and opportunities.
  • Support global claims management matters.
  • Research and provide legal updates on industry-related legislation in all applicable jurisdictions.
  • Manage outside counsel on matters as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by the General Counsel.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • 5 years of general practice experience as an attorney with a law firm or in-house counsel generalist role. Employment, immigration and/or corporate transactional experience preferred.
  • Experience of Europe and Middle East regions
  • Ideally the candidate will speak additional European language and/or Arabic
  • Excellent legal research and writing skills
  • Ability to communicate complex legal concepts to nonlegal partners up and down the corporate chain
  • Strong problem solving skills, project management and business acumen
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, function autonomously and take initiative.
  • Approachable, flexible and adaptable to change in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work across domestic and global time zones.
  • Experience in a Building Construction or Professional Services Industry highly regarded.




Jensen Hughes is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

The security of your personal data is important to us. Jensen Hughes has implemented reasonable physical, technical, and administrative security standards to protect personal data from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. We protect your personal data against unauthorized access, use, or disclosure, using security technologies and procedures, such as encryption and limited access. Only authorized individuals may access your personal data for the purpose for which it was collected, and these individuals receive training about the importance of protecting personal data. Jensen Hughes is committed to compliance with all relevant data privacy laws in all areas where we do business, including, but not limited to, the GDPR and the CCPA. Additionally, our service providers are contractually bound to maintain the confidentiality of personal data and may not use the information for any unauthorized purpose.


  • Policy on use of 3rd party recruiting agency for direct placements

Jensen Hughes will occasionally augment a recruiting search through agencies for certain positions when business conditions warrant. Jensen Hughes will not accept resumes, inquiries or proposals from recruiting agencies as an acceptable method to consider a candidate. 3rd party recruiting agencies must sign a standard Jensen Hughes agreement after being evaluated and accepted by a Human Resources or Talent Acquisition manager, or member of the talent acquisition team. Hiring managers and employees of Jensen Hughes are not authorized to accept resumes, engage in fee-based searches through recruiting firms or sign a search agreement. Please note this policy does not apply to “staffing firms” or firms that are involved with hiring temporary staff. Any recruiting agency interested in being considered may contact our recruiting team at jensenhughesrecruiting.com.

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