Legal Advisor/Contracts Lawyer

Recruiter
STR Group Services
Location
Luton
Posted
08 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Legal Advisor/Contracts Lawyer- Luton- 6 month contract- circa £200 a day LTD

Our client are a large travel company looking for a junior lawyer or fellow of the institute of Legal Executives with circa 3 years post qualification experience.

The role will involve being responsible for providing legal advice and assistance to the UK & Ireland business and UK based Group or centralised functions and act as subject expert in relevant areas of law.

Job duties;
-Drafting, reviewing and advising on commercial contracts for the tour operator, retail, cruise, airline and UK based Group or centralised functions including but not limited to; commercial terms of trading standard terms and conditions for approved agents charter agreements ground handling agreements, supply of goods and services agreements ,engineering agreements, hotel agreements, commercial term, confidentiality agreements, aviation fuel and bunker oil agreements.
-Developing particular knowledge and expertise and taking primary ownership for certain commercial contracts.
-Developing and updating precedents, procedures, policies and checklists to share best practice on legal matters across the business.
-Having a thorough knowledge and understanding of the regulatory framework and providing advice on regulatory matters to the business
-Drafting, revising and advising on customer documentation, booking conditions, the A to Z, cruise conditions of carriage, flight conditions of carriage and website terms and conditions.
-Attending and minuting senior management meetings as required.
-Advise on marketing matters and investigating and responding to enquiries from the Advertising Standards -Authority alleging breach of the CAP Code.
-Undertaking research on legal issues and providing guidance and advice on new areas of law for the business as required.
-Assisting the Head of Commercial Legal Support with providing advice and assistance to the business on projects.
-Provide advice and assistance on data protection and competition law.
-Undertake such other tasks and provide such other assistance as the Head of Commercial Support, General Counsel or other senior lawyers may require.
-Assisting Head of Commercial Legal Support with the training, development and coaching of junior team members.

Key skills

-Qualified solicitor or Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives with circa3 years PQE
-Word/Excel/Outlook/internet proficient
-Excellent drafting skills
-Ability to work with minimal supervision using own initiative and plan and organise own workload
-Ability to research, interpret and provide advice on complex or new areas of law

Good knowledge and experience of
-commercial contract drafting
-commercial, consumer protection, marketing and data protection law
-Knowledge and understanding of the Package Travel Regulations, the ATOL -Regulations and the ABTA Code of Conduct

For further information and to apply please call Victoria at STR group on (Apply online only) and email a copy of your up to date CV

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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