Commercial Contracts Lawyer

Recruiter
Spring Group
Location
Birmingham
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Commercial Contracts Lawyer

Initial 12 months

North Birmingham



You will provide legal / technical advice and guidance to The Clients, group companies and to external partnerships. The scope of the project will be practical with a wide range of legal / technical issues allocated by manager / work co-ordinator. You will be supporting the management of legal risks, along with working on legal / technical documentation linked to new or existing to The Clients products and services.



Responsibilities

*To provide commercial legal advice to the whole of The Clients business, including:

A lawyer entitled to practice as a solicitor, barrister in the UK or a relevant jurisdiction advising on procurement, supply chain, and IT contracts

*Advising on customer contracts with The Clients commercial customers

*Advising on general business related queries, including The Clients membership queries

*Advising on operational and related issues and providing pragmatic advice on ongoing ad-hoc queries

*Assisting in the management of other areas including disputes, employment, approving marketing materials, IP and IT

*Liaising with external advisers as appropriate

*Contributing to the legal support of the business to facilitate implementation of ambitious business plans.

*Contributing to the development of the legal team including working with other team members and including secretarial support staff

*Commerciality and pragmatism is vital to understand the needs of our internal customers



Experience

Contract you will need 7 years PQE

Perm you will need up to 4 years PQE



Qualifications:

* LLB, Degree plus CPE, or other legal qualification required including Bar vocational course or LPC or equivalent relevant qualifications



Skills/Knowledge:

* Ability to apply the relevant aspects of law/ legislation to their area of work.

* Understanding of the financial services industry/markets an advantage.

* Good oral and written communication skills.

* Good time management and organisational skills.

* Understand the needs of our end customers



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