Commercial/Construction Counsel (Utilities), Herts - 5+PQE

Location
England, Hertfordshire
Salary
Various
Posted
14 May 2019
Closes
11 Jun 2019
Ref
14016185/001
Contact
David Taylor
Vacancy Type
Barristers, In-House
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

Our client is a utilities business based in Hertfordshire.

Description

Duties with this role include:

  • Acting as a business partner to the business's commercial & procurement teams and in doing so identifying requirements for legal support and managing overall provision of legal support to those teams.
  • Providing legal advice to all areas of the business on commercial and contractual law matters that takes into account business needs and objectives.
  • Drafting and reviewing a wide range of contracts and agreements relevant to the business's activities.
  • Providing legal support for procurement of goods and services needed to deliver the organisation's business objectives.

Profile

The successful candidate will:

  • be a UK or common law qualified solicitor and be likely to have at least 5 years of post qualification experience; and
  • have expertise in commercial and contract law (and preferably the utilities sector).

Knowledge and experience of construction law, in particular NEC3 and NEC4 contracts and/or IChemE contracts, would be an advantage.

Job Offer

Salary, Bonus and other non-monetary benefits

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