Commercial lawyer – at least 4 years’ PQE – Bedfordshire
Costa is a British multinational coffee company, which has a market leading presence in the UK and extended presence in 29 plus international markets. Costa is currently on an exciting journey to significantly grow and expand the Costa brand to with a view to becoming the total coffee company using multi formats such as stores, concessions, retail, online, machine vending, in home…….and there’s more, Costa also roasts its coffee and supplies it to partners globally. More information on costa.co.uk and costaexpressbusiness.co.uk.
Due to international expansion and ambitious growth plans, an exciting opportunity has arisen for another lawyer to join Costa’s thriving and highly regarded legal team based in its head office in Bedfordshire.
Reporting to the Assistant General Counsel and joining a small legal team, you will provide legal support for Costa in relation to a broad range of commercial issues. This will include drafting, negotiating and concluding a broad variety of commercial agreements including franchise, revenue share, procurement, supply and distribution of goods and services and digital services. There will also be a compliance element to the role, as well as exposure to IP and marketing and advertising support.
This is a highly commercial role within an exciting, fast paced and dynamic environment. To succeed in this role, you must have a strong technical background gained in the commercial or corporate team at a reputable law firm or similar in-house environment. Experience of franchising and /or digital work would be highly advantageous but is not essential. The ability to integrate quickly into a small, business facing legal team and possess a proactive attitude is a must. This is a great opportunity to become a key component in a highly regarded legal team and work in an entrepreneurial, fast paced and exciting environment.
The salary package on offer is very competitive with excellent benefits.
To apply, please contact Lucy Taylor on 020 7332 2136