In house commercial counsel

BCL In-House
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£20000 - £30000 per annum
14 Mar 2019
11 Apr 2019
Full Time
Practice Areas
Experience Level
Mid Level




This highly successful and well known company has an established and sizeable in house legal team that has increased in importance and size over the past few years. It has a strong and positive culture as a place to work and attracted high calibre lawyers to work as in house legal counsel.


There is a current need to recruit an in house counsel to the commercial and procurement team. This role will incorporate drafting and negotiating procurement agreements, including service, goods, consultancy, agency, high value material outsourcing deals and general commercial agreements, and advising on how to manage any associated risks and strengthen relationships with suppliers. You'll possess (or have the skills to develop) good knowledge of data protection, competition law and IP advice for goods/ services agreements. You'll also need exceptional commercial awareness, strong drafting and negotiation skills, and ood change management skills


You'll be a qualified lawyer (solicitor or qualified by experience) with good experience in corporate law. We are recruiting for 2 positions and so your experience level may be from NQ-1 level up to 4 or 5 PQE to have gained the knowledge required to undertake this role You'll need to be confident and professional, and have exceptional communication skills. Whilst you'll be part of a wider team, you'll also need to work under your own initiative, under pressure and to tight timescales, and so you'll need excellent organisational skills.


We offer a very competitive salary, and bonus scheme, commensurate with skills and experience, a healthy company pension scheme, permanent health insurance and life assurance. They have a very strong and positive culture and ethos. This could prove an excellent opportunity for a corporate lawyer looking to move away from the private practice culture, to work for one business.

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