Commercial Solicitor

40000 - 50000
20 Apr 2017
20 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Commercial Solicitor

PermanentAlbert Dock - Liverpool
Competitive Salary Package + Car Allowance, Bonus, Private Medical Insurance, Company Pension Scheme, and discounts.
Yodel delivers 155 million parcels a year, generating revenues in excess of £400m. We’re a big business with ambitious plans to transform and become even bigger. Due to continued expansion, we are looking to recruit a solicitor with circa 2-3 years post qualification experience within commercial law

Key Responsibilities:

Drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts including client and procurement agreements.

Providing advice to key stakeholders (including tender management and third party resourcing) on contractual issues, disputes and responding to general queries.

Managing Yodel’s trade mark portfolio and domain names.

Supporting the marketing team to ensure that all advertisements and other marketing communications are legally compliant.

Providing general legal advice to the business, including consumer, data protection and public relations issues.

Assisting the litigation solicitor with the management of legal disputes.

Training other business areas on legal policy and relevant laws.

Keeping abreast of, and advising on, developments in law and regulation.

Essential Experience Required:

Solicitor qualified in English law. Circa 2-3 years post qualification experience gained in a leading law firm or in-house team.

Strong academic record.

Significant commercial contracts experience. Key Qualities:

Enthusiastic and a team player.

Able to work effectively in a fast paced in-house environment.

An excellent communicator with the confidence and credibility to support the commercial and operational teams

Ability to provide sound legal advice in plain English.

If you are ambitious, open minded, thrive on challenges and enjoy working together as part of a team, we want you to be part of the Yodel story!