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Commercial In-House Lawyer

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£55,000.00 - 65,000.00
In House
Contract Type:
Permanent role
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We are a leading third party logistics and supply chain solutions provider based in the UK and Ireland, with clients in a large range of industry sectors.

Our people are at the core of our business and what makes our company great. That's why we provide significant opportunities for career progress, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment.

We are investing in our legal team with the recruitment of an additional commercial lawyer who will report in to our Group Legal Director and Company Secretary.

This is a superb opportunity for a lawyer with a strong commercial grounding, who is used to working at a fast pace and in a commercially driven manner, to step up their career in a high profile role.

Working as part of a team your key responsibilities will include:

· Drafting and negotiating a broad range of commercial contracts and agreements including:

o NDA/confidentiality agreements;
o LOIs and outsourcing agreements;
o Variation and novation agreements;
o General logistics agreements; and
o IT agreements (as customer and supplier)

· Identifying and mitigating legal risks whilst ensuring a pragmatic approach
· Providing the business with ad hoc legal advice as and when needed
· Drafting and maintaining legal precedents
· Supporting and advising Procurement on their standard agreements
· Identifying and mitigating legal risk and keeping abreast of regulatory and market developments that will impact the business
· Reviewing and drafting policies and procedures, e.g. concerning data protection, social media and anti-bribery
· Supporting the business with regulatory risk compliance, including GDPR compliance
· Supporting the business with TUPE advice
· Assisting the business with commercial dispute resolution
· Experience of engaging or managing external lawyers

We envisage that you will have c4-6 year's PQE ideally with in-house experience. You might be in an in-house role now looking for a step up or private practice and through secondment experience have recognised this is the route you would like your career to take.

Attributes that we will be looking for include:
· Proficiency in working in a fast-paced and complex business environment
· Ability to work alongside a small but busy team and prioritise work to ensure timescales are met
· Commercially-focused and aware of the balance between business needs and risk
· Well-developed communication skills with the ability to build relationships and influence individuals at all levels of the organisation
· Clear, authoritative and professional communication skills
· Strong negotiation and influencing skills
· Acute attention to detail
· Approachable and responsive
· Willing to "take control" and make considered decisions
· Self-motivated and drives for continuous improvement
· Strong sense of integrity and values required to maintain standards and legal adherence
· Desirable but not essential - experience of working in the logistics or services sectors or working with retailers
In return, we offer a market leading salary and package and a great place to work!

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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