Legal Counsel - Commercial Contracts (Energy Industry)

England, London
£70000 - £75000 per annum
25 Feb 2019
25 Mar 2019
Harry Shepherd
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Practice Areas
Experience Level
Mid Level

Role Summary:

The successful candidate will provide legal advice and guidance to the subsidiary and affiliate companies of our client based largely throughout Europe, to engender a culture of partnership between the legal team and the businesses, whereby the legal team is commercially focused and is regarded as a trusted adviser, providing pragmatic and commercially astute solutions to enable business plans and to develop a culture where risk is understood and balanced with reward rather than avoided.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Providing responsive, pragmatic, commercially astute legal advice and assistance to members of the management team, and their reports cascading down.
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiation of contracts for the Group's offices and subsidiary companies world-wide.
  • Providing advice on various legal issues, especially those related to contracts.
  • Advising on and implementing risk-management policy.
  • Supporting and enforcing corporate policies.
  • Assisting internal clients in avoiding undesirable legal consequences.

Required Experience/Qualifications:

  • UK qualified solicitor
  • Proven commercial law experience ideally with in-house experience in a similar business environment (oil & gas or marine ideal.)
  • Good working knowledge of contract law essential with experience in employment, competition, intellectual property and general commercial law also desirable.
  • Extensive negotiating experience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Self-motivated and self-disciplined.
  • To work under pressure and to be client focused.
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent time-management and organization skills.
  • Flexible, adaptive, and innovative.

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Hudson is part of Morgan Philips Group and is a leading provider of permanent recruitment, contract professionals and talent management solutions worldwide.

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