Legal Counsel / Solicitor

Cambridge Assessments
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire JOB TITLE: Qualified Solicitor/Legal advisor SALARY & BENEFITS: Negotiable Salary DOE + benefits WORKING HOURS: Full time, permanent THE COMPANY: Our client, an international exams group, designing and delivering assessments to over 8 million learners in over 170 countries. They are committed to ensuring that all our assessments are fair, have sound ethical underpinning, and operate according to the highest technical standards. THE ROLE: Solicitor/Legal Advisor- Cambridge, Cambridgeshire This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative team working on a broad range of legal matters, including general commercial and regulatory matters. The ideal Solicitor/Legal Advisor will be a qualified Solicitor/Lawyer with some experience in a commercial role. Skills are required in contract drafting while excellent business acumen would be advantageous Key Responsibilities to include: - Solicitor/Legal Advisor- Cambridge, Cambridgeshire - Drafting, negotiating and advising on a wide range of contracts with clients customers and in support of clients selling activities - Advising on clients regulations concerning the delivery of its qualifications - Working with members of the legal team and the 'client' departments to ensure business and commercial requirements are reflected in contracts - Managing litigation involving the client in the UK and abroad - Assisting with contract and other client queries Key experience for the role: Solicitor/Legal Advisor- Cambridge, Cambridgeshire - Qualified Solicitor or qualified lawyer with working experience either in-house or in private practice in a general commercial environment - Technical excellence in contract drafting - Ability to formulate and draft service requirements and service level agreements based on business input - Commercial awareness and ability to prioritise and make sound judgements on contract issues and the level of acceptable risk DESIRABLE - 2 to 7 years PQE (PQE levels are for reference only and all candidates will be considered on their individual merit) - Experience of commercial law - Contract database skills advantageous Excellent package, including: Solicitor/Legal Advisor- Cambridge, Cambridgeshire - Performance related pay - Company Extras - 36 days holiday (including bank holidays) - Cambridge Travel for Work scheme - Generous contributory pension - Discounted private medical cover with BUPA - Enhanced maternity/paternity pay CLOSING DATE 8/10/2017 To find out more about this role please view the job description or to apply, please upload your covering letter and CV.
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