Commercial Counsel

Douglas Scott
England, London
£50000 - £65000 per annum + Travel Allowance
05 Nov 2018
03 Dec 2018
Cameran Waite
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Practice Areas
1-3 Years
Experience Level
Junior Level

I'm currently working with a global leader in services industry who is looking to recruit an experienced Commercial Solicitor. Its client base ranges from state-of-the-art medical facilities to military bases- including some of the world's largest investment houses and major law firms.

This role is ideal for a well-rounded Commercial Solicitor who has an excess of 2 years PQE in a Commercial Contracts or advisory position. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a small, but high profile, in-house legal team.

This role will report directly into the Regional General Counsel- focusing on negotiating and drafting commercial contracts and agreements. You will help manage contractual disputes, as well as provide ad-hoc basic advice on corporate matters.

Essential Criteria:

  • Minimum of 2 years PQE experience in a Commercial environment
  • Proven ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven ability to draft high-value commercial contracts under tight time frames
  • Ability to draft and negotiate a range of commercial contracts independently
  • Strong academic background- LPC at Distinction level etc
  • Proven ability to draft franchise agreements, supply of service agreements, service level agreements, licence agreements and NDA's

Desirable Criteria:

  • In-house experience, or Secondment, within a commercial or advisory environment
  • Highly enthusiastic, coupled with the desire and drive to build relationships within the business at all levels
  • Experience working in a multi-faceted commercial organisation
  • Experience working within a global organisation in a legal capacity

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a truly global business and undertake high quality commercial work. You will be given the opportunity to make a real contribution to the business and the chance to progress your career in a highly commercial environment.

In return, you will be offered an attractive salary and benefits package, with excellent prospects and progression.

Please contact Cameran Waite, Recruitment Consultant - In House, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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