Company Solicitor / Head of Legal

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Posted 23 days ago
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Permanent
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£55,000
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In House
Reference Number:
CW/68998/OC
Posted:
25 January 2019
Innovative North West based transport & logistics company seeks commercial solicitor to join the team as it's sole Company Solicitor / Head of Legal. This is a superb option for commercially minded solicitors living in Manchester, Liverpool, Preston and surrounds to step up into a sole counsel position. Client Our client is one of the UKs leading transport and logistics companies, and an established provided or delivery services to consumers up and down the country. A successful business with a unique offering, our client is proud to count many of the UKs leading retailers as clients. Based in the North West of England, our client's offices are accessible to individuals living in Liverpool, Manchester, Preston, Warrington, Wigan, Bolton and surrounds. Role As Company Solicitor / Head of Legal, you will provide support to the business as it continues to grow and expand its service offering. Working across a broad range of legal and commercial matters, the Company Solicitor / Head of Legal will be responsible for: negotiating and drafting complex retail and logistics contracts; leading on the negotiation of various transportation and warehousing agreements; negotiating and advising on IT (software and hardware) contracts; assisting with Data Protection and GDPR matters; handling claims, disputes and litigation, such as employers liability; and drafting, implementing and upskilling colleagues on company policies, procedures and regulatory changes. Person The role of Company Solicitor / Head of Legal is pitched at individuals with at least 5 years' PQE. Applications are welcome from those with existing in-house experience as well as individuals moving in-house for the first time. Applications are encouraged by individuals with non-contentious commercial contracts experience however our client is also committed to considering applications from commercial litigators. Package In exchange for your efforts, you will be provided with a competitive basic salary + company car allowance + private medical + contributory pension + life assurance + retail discounts + free onsite parking. 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. For a full list of jobs you can also visit the BCL job search page. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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Craig Wilson

Associate Director: In House
Manchester

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