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Commercial Counsel: Stobart Group

Commercial Counsel: Stobart Group

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Stobart Group is one of the UK's leading Infrastructure and Support Service businesses operating in the biomass energy, aviation and railway maintenance sectors. To support further growth, we seek to recruit a talented NQ-1 years' PQE commercial solicitor as Legal Counsel. The role is based at our head office in Widnes, Cheshire.

Stobart Group is an entrepreneurial FTSE listed infrastructure and support services business which owns and manages a range of key infrastructure sites, and operates business divisions delivering critical support services to the energy, aviation and rail sectors. Headquartered in Widnes, Cheshire, the Group employs more than 900 employees across its five divisions; and following a recent consolidation and a fresh streamlined structure, is ideally positioned to develop new growth platforms and business opportunities.

To support the Group's growth strategy moving forward, we are now looking for a talented NQ-1 years' PQE commercial solicitor to join us as Legal Counsel / Commercial Lawyer. Reporting into the Head of Department / Group Commercial Lawyer, you will be responsible for managing your own caseload of commercial contracts, advising internal stakeholders on a wide range of commercial legal matters, and assisting with all ad hoc legal, commercial and administrative duties as required.

Specific role responsibilities include: reviewing, drafting and negotiating contracts and agreements; providing ad hoc legal advice on contract queries; assisting with the handling of commercial litigation and employer/public liability claims; assisting with the development and implementation of new policies and procedures; helping to setup and maintain a case management system; assisting with the preparation and delivery of legal training to the business; attending meetings, taking minutes and keeping notes; and undertaking legal research, drafting advice notes and helping with administrative duties.

We are looking for a lawyer with NQ-1 years' PQE who has demonstrable contract and commercial law training and experience. You should have good organisational skills, a high attention to detail and be able to work effectively to tight deadlines in a fast-paced working environment.

If you are interested in this role, please apply now or contact Craig Wilson and Mark Levine at BCL Legal.

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