Legal Counsel - Bath
In House commercial lawyer job with market leading company in Bath.
Your new role
This globally recognised business pride themselves on providing a first-class service to their customers with high levels of customer satisfaction. Their legal team have an excellent reputation, ensuring that the company receives expert, commercially pragmatic, timely and cost effective legal advice. Due to growth, they are seeking a commercial, forward thinking lawyer to join their team in Bath. This is a permanent, full-time role, however four days a week will be considered for the right candidate.
What you will need to succeed
You will possess commercial experience gained within a leading law firm or in-house legal team, likely to have been gained through a minimum of two years plus qualified experience. You will also possess sharp commercial acumen and relish working closely with the business in a modern, technology focused environment.
You will have a Projects or Commercial/Construction background; ideally you will have experience in working with regulated industries. Experience in dealing with external customers would also be welcomed as would the ability to read contracts quickly and determine salient points. You will possess exceptional negotiation skills to deal with internal departments and for future external contact.
What you will get in return
This is a great opportunity for an ambitious lawyer to join a contemporary business with a fantastic reputation, handle quality work, and enjoy the benefits of working in Bath. In return you will receive a competitive salary, car allowance and benefits package. My client has a very low-turnover rate and with plenty of space for progression, this presents as a unique opportunity in the market.
What you need to do now If you are interested in applying for this position click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new role, please contact Harriet Chapman in complete confidence at Hays. We would expect a lawyer with the given PQE to have gained the level of experience required, but this does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.