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In-house Solicitor - 12 month contract with Elior

In-house Solicitor - 12 month contract with Elior

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In-house Solicitor (Fixed Term Contract 12 months) - 3 - 5 years' pqe, Elior, Macclesfield

Elior UK is a multi-award winning organisation in the contract catering and related services sector with 106,000 colleagues across around 950 client sites and we are experiencing fantastic growth. We were awarded one of the Times Top 25 Best Companies to Work for 2015 and are continually committed to being one of the very best employers.

We work with world leading commercial, professional and financial service companies, industrial companies, the armed forces, education, healthcare, the care sector, world famous sports stadia and museums, so the diversity and opportunities for personal growth is vast.

We are now looking for a talented commercial lawyer to join our business for a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave for one of our senior solicitors reporting directly to the Head of Legal. This is an incredibly varied role. You will have responsibility for supporting the Leadership Team, Regional Managing Directors and Operational Directors and their teams with reviewing, drafting and negotiating key commercial agreements, ensuring Elior UK has commercially viable and legally robust contracts. In addition to accountability for contracts for services provided by Elior UK, you will provide legal support to our support functions including purchasing, IT and HR.

As a lawyer for Elior UK, you will also take a lead role in delivering appropriate legal training across our business and ensure that we remain compliant with our legal obligations.

Elior UK is a successful and growing subsidiary of Paris based Groupe Elior. With plans afoot to grow our UK business, this is an exciting time to join our business. We are looking for a commercial solicitor with at least 3-5 years' pqe. You will have trained or had post qualification experience in a leading national or City firm and ideally have some in-house exposure. We are looking for a bright, energetic and engaging commercial lawyer. You must have the ability to take responsibility and use your initiative to assist Elior UK with achieving its objectives.

In return we offer a competitive salary. We operate a friendly environment and look for all employees to harness our values: A passion for Service; A Performance-driven Approach; Taking the Initiative; and Respecting Commitments

Given our growth this contract could be a springboard to a permanent position at Elior.

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