Commercial Legal Counsel, North West Plc

Household name Plc seeks to recruit a commercial generalist to work within a busy legal department. Our client can consider full or part-time working. This is a hybrid role with 2 days in the office per week.

Responsibilities

This is a broad general commercial position advising the business and drafting/negotiating contracts which can be very complex. Work will involve:

  • Negotiating, drafting and advising on a range of contracts including supply of goods and services, JV, R&D, IT and IP
  • Advice on data sharing and processing including GDPR
  • Corporate matters arising from assets and statutory functions
  • Overseeing commercial disputes
  • Support to cutting edge projects including renewables
  • Regulatory oversight including changes in the law
  • Supporting colleagues where needed with other commercial matters
  • Mentoring more junior staff
  • Conducting internal training

We are looking for:

  • A UK qualified solicitor or barrister with minimum of 3 years PQE*
  • Well regarded law firm or inhouse experience, preferably within a similar sector (infrastructure/construction/energy/utilities/engineering)
  • Significant commercial law experience
  • Strong drafting and negotiation skills
  • Strong interpersonal, commercial and team skills
  • Experience in supporting and mentoring more junior lawyers
  • Confident and able to work with senior management

This is the opportunity to work as part of a friendly and supportive legal team with the structure and career development you would expect of a leading PLC business.

Apply:

If you are interested in this Commercial Legal Counsel position, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Jacqui Douglas. If the role isn’t right for you but you are interested in hearing about similar positions or some advice regarding the market, then please do get in touch.

*All candidates will be considered on merit

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Posted
04/27/2022
Location
North West England, England, UK