In-house Counsel - Commercial Contracts, Leeds

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Posted 30+ days ago
Contract Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£50,000 - 58,000
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Sector:
In House
Reference Number:
Jlaw/79854
Posted:
30+ days ago
In-house Counsel - Commercial Contracts, Leeds We are working with a major global law firm with a significant and expanding in-house legal team. The legal team is based predominantly out of Leeds has a remit that covers the UK, Europe, Asia and Middle East. They are looking for a mid level Commercial Contracts Solicitor to join the in-house Commercial Contracts team and work collaboratively on a range of day-to-day business-wide matters along with strategic projects, in a role that offers real variety. More about the role - Small close-knit team with responsibility for the organisation's contracting arrangements with suppliers, clients and other organisations - Extremely varied role where no two days are the same - Mix of business-as-usual work and queries from across the business, and strategic projects - Strategic project work includes contract work from new office expansion, joint ventures, implementing new client wins and implementing new legislation or regulations, such as Brexit - Daily interaction with decision makers across the business, both in the UK and overseas - Gain profile and reputation across the entire business - Help design and deliver training as part of project work - Provide support on client pitches Who are they looking for? - A qualified solicitor with around 2-5 years' PQE in commercial contracts, preferably gained within a large commercial firm or an in-house legal team - A solid academic profile, with at least a 2:1 degree, as the work can often be intellectually demanding and complex - A professional with excellent written & verbal communication skills - A pragmatic and commercial approach to advising the organisation on their contractual responsibilities - A collaborative team player - Strong organisational skills Benefits of the role - Strong top tier salary & benefits package - Discretionary bonus scheme - Agile and flexible working as required, full or part time - Friendly professional working environment - a close-knit team of friendly, down-to-earth lawyers who are straightforward and easy to get on with - Lots of variety - An in-house role with the support and resources of a global law firm - A structured career development pathway and excellent ongoing training programmes If this sounds of interest, please get in touch for more details. To apply, please send a copy of your current CV, and we can arrange a call to discuss. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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