Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel

Job Description:

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is an industry leading technology company that enables customers to go further, faster. With the industry's most comprehensive portfolio, spanning the cloud to the data center to workplace applications, our technology and services help customers around the world make IT more efficient, more productive and more secure. Learning does not only happen through training. Relationships are among the most powerful ways for people to learn and grow, and this is part of our HPE culture. In addition to working alongside talented colleagues, you will have many opportunities to learn through coaching and stretch assignment opportunities. You'll be guided by feedback and support to accelerate your learning and maximize your knowledge. We also have a "reverse mentoring" program which allows us to share our knowledge and strengths across our multi-generation workforce.

Winners of the Financial Times Most Innovative In-house Legal Team 2016, HPE's Legal division applies legal knowledge to complex business transactions. Our mission is to contribute to HPE's success by providing proactive, practical and timely legal advice and contractual support to enable our clients to achieve profitable growth and customer satisfaction. An integral part of HPE, we work in areas such as Intellectual Property, Mergers and Acquisitions, Ethics, Antitrust, Commercial Law, and Litigation to name but a few.

The suitable candidate will be a commercial lawyer who can negotiate and execute key customer transactions for our hardware and consulting business in the UK and Ireland. This role will focus on supporting the HPE UK and Ireland business on its most complex and important customer contracts providing a quality and efficient service to the business. The ideal candidate will have excellent commercial legal skills, be a strong communicator and team player and thrive in a fast paced and innovative environment.

The candidate will also be able to cover ad-hoc legal queries and provide succinct advice to the business on contractual interpretation and disputes as well as be able to deal with a variety of legal issues including corporate law, regulatory matters and IT and technology matters.

The ideal candidate will thrive in a team environment and will to support colleagues on challenging legal transactions as will share knowledge and invest in the HPE business and our legal team. An interest in technology is a bonus but not a requisite.

About the candidate


  • Qualified Solicitor in England and Wales
  • Minimum 1 years of professional experience in Law
  • Experience and training with a top tier firm
  • In-house experience attractive
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Professional experience in Commercial Law
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Willingness to travel: Local travel between Bracknell and London
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Values:
  • Partnership first : We believe in the power of collaboration - building long term relationships with our customers, our partners and each other
  • Bias for action : We never sit still - we take advantage of every opportunity
  • Innovators at heart : We are driven to innovate - creating both practical and breakthrough advancements

What do we offer?

Extensive social benefits, flexible working hours, a competitive salary and shared values, make Hewlett Packard Enterprise one of the world´s most attractive employers. At HPE our goal is to provide equal opportunities, work-life balance, and constantly evolving career opportunities.

If you are looking for challenges in a pleasant and international work environment, then we definitely want to hear from you. Apply now below, or directly via our Careers Portal at You can also find us on:



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