BCL Legal Recruitment
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Commercial Lawyer

In House
Contract Type:
Permanent role
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In-house Commercial Solicitor
Manchester cNQ-3 years' PQE

Manchester's best known retail organisations is looking to recruit an additional lawyer to it's legal team. If you join this organisation you will be joining a great group of lawyers who will help to take your career to where you want it to go!

What can you expect to get involved with?
· Providing legal advice on a range of retail and consumer issues that affect our business as well as assisting on a variety of projects.
· Responsibility for drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts for goods and services, including distribution, agency, consultancy, franchising, supply, purchase, manufacturing, export, procurement and IT agreements and IP agreements including licences and assignments.
· Assisting the business in interpreting and complying with commercial legal agreements and legal requirements.
· Providing advice and assistance to the business in areas such as data protection, product liability, competition law, marketing, advertising and promotions, e-commerce, intellectual property, employment and ad hoc consumer and business queries.
· Effectively manage the resolution of contract terminations and commercial disputes.
· Assisting the business in enforcing its intellectual property rights.
· Maintaining business awareness of legal requirements and developments, providing regular business updates and internal training in the key areas of consumer law, competition, data protection, IP and other areas where appropriate.
· Providing the Head of Legal with regular weekly updates on key business issues and projects.
· Assisting in strengthening the legal practice across the business and improve the way the business operates.

To succeed you will be a bright and engaging individual with solid training experience. If qualified already ideally you will have commercial or corporate experience and ideally some IP experience but this is not essential. Key is an enthusiasm to learn new things and a desire to work in-house is essential as is a friendly and "can do" attitude. This is an outstanding opportunity for a junior lawyer to widen their skill set in an extremely successful and supportive environment.

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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