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Your new company
A world leading supply chain and logistics organisation, with over 70,000 people and UK turnover exceeding £1.5Billion. This amazing brand has offices in over 90 countries, and services thousands of clients globally. The offices in West London host over 300 people, including senior leadership professionals. The busy legal team has seven legal professionals reporting into the Head of Legal.
Your new role
A junior commercial counsel role reporting into the Head of Legal for the UK&I, as part of an experienced and respected team. Supporting the business with its extensive UK growth plan over the next few years, you will draft and negotiate a host of business critical commercial agreements, including supply, distribution, procurement and technology contracts, while also advising on ad hoc insurance, TUPE, intellectual property,outsourcing and data protection matters. You will build relationships with stakeholders at different levels, showing credibility at senior levels. Sitting in an open plan environment in an accessible working set up, you will showcase your commercial acumen when also dealing with initial claims matters.
What you'll need to succeed
You will a qualified commercial lawyer with 1-4 PQE (guide only), either from a private practice or in-house environment. You will be qualified either in the UK or another major common law jurisdiction (such as Australia or New Zealand), so long as you already have full and uninhibited right to work in the UK. You will have strong commercial contracts exposure, with experience with logistics, freight forwarding or outsourcing matters of particular interest. You will have an excellent commercial mind, able to deal in real time with matters that may come up in a fast-paced environment. Given the location of the offices, drivers may find the offices easier to reach.
What you'll get in return
You will gain excellent commercial exposure to complex matters affecting the company's UK&I business. You will have the opportunity in the long run to enjoy a truly international career, as the company has the infrastructure to accommodate international moves. You will also enjoy a competitive salary, with a package that will include a generous car allowance and bonus, private medical cover and attractive pension. Working as part of a small team, you will enjoy a meritocratic allocation of work, giving you the best possible variety of commercial work.
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