BCL Legal Recruitment
0845 241 0933

Commercial Solicitor

Liverpool and Merseyside
£45,000.00 - 60,000.00
Private Practice
Contract Type:
Permanent role
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Riverview Law is a fast-paced, exciting and growing legal services business at the cutting edge of flexible and customer-centric propositions. Since they exploded onto the legal market place in 2012 they have grown exponentially by recruiting talented, dedicated legal professionals all committed to delivering legal services in an increasingly competitive and evolving legal market. They have attracted some of the UK's leading PLC's and now boast an impressive, and ever increasing customer list.

They are now looking to add to their talented team with the recruitment of a number of commercial solicitors to join one of their teams supporting a global bank. In this role you will be responsible for providing dedicated commercial contracts advice to the customer, supporting their various regional teams. You will work closely with their in house counsel and other stakeholders and may have the opportunity to undertake a secondment. The role involves ensuring excellent customer service through optimal quality, consistency, productivity and efficiency, using best-in-class techniques.

On a day to day basis your role will include advising, negotiating, reviewing and drafting covering:

? All types of commercial contracts, including variations, assignments and the novation of existing agreements.
? Global procurement contracts (such as services, IT software, hardware, telecoms, etc.) under English law.
? Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements.
? Creating and implementing templates and processes.
? Performing legal and compliance due diligence analysis.
? Recording comprehensive, accurate and high quality Management Information for customers.
? Ensuring the efficient and effective performance of all work, in compliance with all Service Level Agreements, Key Performance Indicators and other targets.
? Acting as a point of escalation from junior team members for dealing with more complex legal issues, using experience, knowledge and judgement.
? Assisting with the compliance program including undertaking file audits.
? Developing and maintaining precedents, sharing know-how, driving positive, measurable change and engender a culture of continuous improvement throughout the organisation.
? Providing customer and service feedback and dealing with expressions of dis-satisfaction/complaints as required.
? Responsibility for identifying issues, making recommendations and creating solutions.
? Ensuring that the corporate interests of Riverview are protected and enhanced.
? Keeping the Legal Team Lead and/or Legal Manager regularly updated on all relevant matters.

In order to be considered for one of these positions you must possess demonstrable post qualification experience in drafting and negotiating a range of commercial contracts. You should be able to show a proven ability to provide commercial, relevant and pragmatic legal advice, ideally to a blue chip customer base. You will be looking to join a collegiate and entrepreneurial environment, dedicated to delivering a first class service to their customers.

Riverview Law know that it is not enough to just have great people, processes and technology. You also need the right culture and values. It is the culture of Riverview Law that makes it stand out from other legal providers and which makes it so attractive to potential customers and recruits. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business and be part of that unique culture.

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
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