Commercial Lawyer

11 Apr 2019
28 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Commercial Lawyer needed in Swindon

Our client, a leading energy company, with revenue of around €44 billion with more than 40,000 employees, are currently looking for a Full Time Commercial Lawyer to join them in their Swindon office.

This role would suit a qualified solicitor looking to move out of practice or with solid experience in renewable energy or major construction.

Role: Commercial Lawyer

Location: Swindon Office (with some flexibility to work 2-3 days from home per week)

Role Description

To provide corporate and commercial legal support and advice to the companys' renewable energy business. The role will have a strong UK focus but on occasion may involve working on projects abroad.

The role will be very hands on and ability required to handle a broad range of commercial and corporate matters. The role is likely to involve construction contract work (contentious and non-contentious), merger and acquisition work, joint ventures, assisting on project and drafting and negotiating all manner of commercial agreements

Required skills and experience

  • A Qualified solicitor or barrister.
  • Strong drafting skills and good commercial acumen.
  • Instruction and management of external lawyers from time to time.
  • High degree of flexibility and self-motivation.
  • Able to deliver high quality legal advice in a commercial context.
  • Comfortable briefing senior management on significant legal issues
  • Some experience in dealing with construction contracts is a pre-requisite.

Why you should apply

As well as a competitive salary and impressive benefits package you’ll also get the opportunity to really shape the future of our business. Along the way, we’ll give you all the support you need to develop your skill set and achieve your long-term ambitions.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive organisation and to valuing the contribution that our employees make. We welcome and respect differences in culture, background, working style, education and other less obvious differences.

Salary and package details

Competitive Salary

25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays

Up to 15% Pension

Up to 15% Bonus

Car Allowance

Life insurance

Family medical care

Cycle to work

Eye Test/Flu Jab Vouchers

Corporate Discount scheme

Gym and physio on site - Swindon

Subsidised canteen - Swindon

Free tea and Coffee – Swindon

There may be an expectation to travel to other offices and sites outside of your base location (including Europe/Overseas) which may involve overnight stays

If you think this is the role for you, please apply now.

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