In-house Commercial Lawyer

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Posted 26 days ago
Contract Type:
£58,000 - 80,000
Area of Law:
In House
Reference Number:
30th September 2020
This is a unique opportunity with a global law firm offering the provision of legal services to a specific client in the utilities sector. With an office base in Birmingham and wider team in Berkshire, this role offers an opportunity for an in-house solicitor to join the team with potential for a substantial amount of home/remote working and minimal travel to the office. The successful in-house Commercial Lawyer will deal with a broad range of commercial issues for a large water provider. This is a full time permanent position, although part time hours and flexible working will be considered. The Role: As an in-house Commercial Lawyer for this large utilities company, you will: · Have full responsibility for your own caseload; · Enjoy drafting, negotiating and reviewing a range of commercial agreements; · Provide a legal presence in meetings between key decision makers; · Work closely with key decision makers within the business to explain legal terminology and ensure regulatory compliance. The Candidate To be considered for this in-house Commercial Lawyer position in Birmingham, you will: · Be a qualified solicitor in England & Wales with a minimum of five years' experience, and the ability to work autonomously; · Have had good exposure to commercial contract matters and commercial issues faced by in-house legal teams; · Be confident to work independently and able to think on your feet and act quickly but also be willing to work as part of a team; · Have strong communication skills and superb attention to detail; · Ideally have some experience in or knowledge of the utilities/water sector although this isn't necessary. Candidates with experience working for public authorities with demonstrable experience of public procurement would also be of particular interest. Benefits The successful in-house Commercial Lawyer will be rewarded with: · A highly competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package; · The chance to work with a highly regarded team under the umbrella of a global law firm providing in-house legal support to a specific client; · A collaborative team culture and a focus on your personal and professional development. Apply now! To apply for this In-House Commercial Lawyer position please apply here or contact Angharad Warren at BCL Legal for more information. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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