IT/IP 3+ 6 Month Contract

England, London
£60000 - £70000 per annum
02 Nov 2018
30 Nov 2018
Brian Littleton
Vacancy Type
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level

Leading management consultancy that operates globally and runs the EMEA division from London requires an additional lawyer. The role of Contracts Manager/Legal Counsel will involve the provision of commercial legal advice to PA's corporate and business units, particularly those located in the UK, Europe, US and Middle East.

The Contracts Manager/Legal Counsel is required to work closely with a variety of teams and individuals within the company and will be the link between the legal department and the business to ensure the highest quality of services and compliance is met.

Provision of legal advice on the following topics -

  • Contract law
  • IP and IT law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Procurement processes (including public procurement), identifying legal risk and mitigation

Review and negotiation of -

  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Service contracts
  • Subcontract agreements
  • Framework agreements
  • Purchase terms and conditions
  • IT license agreements

Internal support for the legal function -

  • Contract summaries and maintaining online databases and registers
  • Administering large Framework Agreements
  • Ad hoc tasks to support other lawyers and other colleagues
  • Assistance with the production and delivery of internal training
  • Identifying commercial and legal risk and suitable strategies for mitigation
  • Supporting (and eventually leading) all aspects of legal support with the business
  • Assisting internal clients through the internal processes
  • Minimising legal risk within the business more generally
  • Assisting Procurement to negotiate successfully and within PA's risk boundaries
  • Assisting Audit with internal reviews
  • Promoting best practice
  • Retaining and filing all relevant documentation
  • Delivering training to the business.

Job Requirements

  • Commercial experience (in relevant markets - consulting, IT, IP)
  • Ability to deal with a wide variety of internal and external clients, with differing backgrounds (commercial, legal, academic and technical)
  • Ability to work to a deadline and managing several deadlines at one time
  • Ability to work with internal clients in other jurisdictions
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a close knit team
  • The ability to communicate and influence both internally with clients and externally with client lawyers
  • Ability to think of creative solutions, to provide guidance and answers rather than 'the letter of the law'

For additional information, please contact Brian Littleton at Chadwick Nott on 0203-096-4549 or at

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Apply for IT/IP 3+ 6 Month Contract

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1MB

4000 characters left

Marketing Communication

We'd love to send you information about Jobs and Services from The Lawyer Jobs by email.

All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named recruiter, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on The Lawyer Jobs you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs