Interim Commercial Lawyer - 12 month FTC

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A leading global manufacturer which works with high profile brands is seeking an experienced Interim Commercial Lawyer to join their growing EMEA Legal team for a period of 12 months The business is based in Bedfordshire but they are open to candidates working 3/4 days from home post-pandemic. The Business The business is the largest global manufacturer of its type, working with high profile consumer goods brands. The business is currently going through further growth and the skilled, agile legal team plays a key function in driving the superb year-on-year business growth in the region which has been buoyed by the environmental sustainability of their products. As such they are looking to further expand their legal team with an additional Commercial Lawyer. With sites across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, this is an opportunity to join a major business in a truly global role. The Role The Interim Commercial Lawyer will take on a typically varied in-house workload, including but not limited to: - Negotiating, drafting and amending a variety of commercial contracts with well-known brands as well as key suppliers of equipment and materials; - Compliance and Regulatory advice to key stakeholders; - Advising on Anti-Bribery and Anti-Competition matters; and - Working with external counsel on contentious issues. The legal team is highly regarded within the business and provides key advice to major stakeholders, as well as ad hoc legal input to the wider business on projects and training. There are some major new projects in the pipeline and this position would see you handle business critical relationships on behalf of the business with key suppliers and customers. It is a highly collaborative atmosphere with a good work/life balance on offer. There is also a great deal of opportunity for international travel for those who want it. The Person The successful applicant will have strong experience of negotiating and drafting commercial contracts in an in-house setting. A good level of commercial acumen and the ability to advise senior stakeholders is important. No previous experience in Competition Law is necessary but an interest in developing in this area would be beneficial. On offer is a strong basic salary, consistently-performing bonus and good benefits, as well as a very strong salary and the potential for a bonus on completion. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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