BCL Legal Recruitment
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In-house legal counsel - commercial

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Location:
Berkshire
Salary:
£60,000.00 - 65,000.00
Sector:
In House
Posted:
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:
MH/68497

Description

In-house legal counsel - commercial
Up to £65k package
Berkshire

A consumer facing business, in the FTSE 100, is looking for a commercial lawyer to join them and provide support across their UK business to business operations. The company is right on the cutting edge of their technology sphere and always pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

You will provide legal advice on a range of commercial contracts within the business to business team.

The In-house legal counsel - commercial role

- Drafting and negotiating a range of commercial contracts for the UK business unit.
- Providing legal advice, assistance and support (on both a proactive and reactive basis) to relevant business areas in writing, orally, by presentations and in meetings.
- Monitoring advice given by external solicitors and ensuring it is appropriately disseminated to internal customers.
- In the case of disputes, working closely with the dispute resolution team to determine position and strategy, advise the relevant internal customers and achieve resolution.
- Raising new and emerging issues with the UK legal team and the UK business as appropriate, including providing advice and comment in writing and/or in presentations/workshops.

The lawyer

You will have:

- Sound commercial judgement.
- Able to advise internal customers confidently and effectively.
- Good decision making skills and ability to identify and communicate key risks to internal customers and UK legal management team.
- Able to think outside the box and to come up with creative solutions whilst minimising risk.
- Solicitor with high quality post-qualification legal experience in the commercial field.
- Solid grounding in commercial law and a good level of general legal knowledge.
- Proficient drafting skills.
- Good negotiation and influencing skills.
- Able to take ownership of projects and drive them to successful completion.

The Benefits
Work in a fantastic and progressive FTSE 100 company. Salary of up to £65k plus bonus 28 days holiday bank holidays. Flexible work environment within a fun, diverse team.

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