Commercial Legal Counsel

Recruiter
Newton Shaw Legal Recruitment
Location
Derby
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
14 May 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our global, market leading client is searching for an experienced General Commercial Legal Counsel to provide legal advice and assistance to the Head of the Department across the areas of general Commercial legal advice. The position is based at the company headquarters in Derby and offers a strong work/life balance.

Main responsibilities for the position include acting as the expert on all commercial contracts and agreements, including suppliers, customers and master service agreements, as well as lease contracts, direct agreements and maintenance contracts. Other aspects of the role include assisting the Head of the Department with procurement, regulatory and company secretarial duties.

Essential skills for the position include the ability to provide timely but measured evaluation of legal and commercial risk to relevant individuals in the business in appropriately concise and commercial terms as well as the ability to interpret relevant information into usable and agreeable formats.

There is a clear path for progression within the business at all levels, as well as a competitive package.

Our client envisages that candidates with 4+ years PQE will have the relevant skills / knowledge for this position, however this has been given as an approximate guide for applicants and our client is happy to consider the applications of candidates who fall outside of this range but who have the relevant experience.

For more information on this great in-house opportunity please contact David Smith at Newton Shaw. If this position isn't for you but you know someone who could be suitable then please let us know. We offer a reward fee of £250 for any successful referrals. For full details please see our website.

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