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Senior Commercial Lawyer

Taylor Root
England, Surrey
Good benefits
Closing date
13 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Private Practice, In-House
Experience Level
Senior Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
Company/Commercial, Travel and Tourism
7+ Years, Partner

Job Details

A household name in the travel industry is looking to appoint a senior commercial lawyer to join their legal team in a newly created position. The business is looking for someone with a strong commercial background in the travel industry to lead a variety of legal work, with a focus on commercial contracts, advising on global trade partnerships, promotions/marketing campaigns, and provide consumer law and regulatory advice.

This will include:

  • Drafting, negotiating, and reviewing a variety of travel industry legal agreements with a focus on commercial agreements with international trade partners and travel agency network.
  • Advising on regulatory and corporate governance matters applicable to UK, EU, and international business activities.
  • Managing legal risk across all business functions.
  • Working closely with all areas of the business and international offices.

About you

Ideally you will have circa 8-15 years' PQE. The position requires a strong commercial background within the travel industry specifically. Previous experience working with package travel regulators and with European travel regulatory is essential.

The role will also require confidence in people management and the ability to manage own workload.

This would be a great step up for a senior commercial lawyer already working in-house or for a senior private practice lawyer who has spent some time in-house, to transition.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a great industry working in a leading company in a high calibre international legal team.

To explore this exciting opportunity further, please apply or get in touch directly at

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Established in the 1980s, Taylor Root is now widely recognised as being one of the world’s leading legal recruiters. Operating out of offices in the UK, Dubai, Asia and Australia, we are ideally placed to assist law firms, banks and companies with their legal recruitment on an international basis. Taylor Root has a strong track record in the recruitment of: Heads of legal and legal advisers; Law firm associates and partners; Contract/locum lawyers; Paralegals; Company secretaries and Compliance professionals.

We regularly recruit for positions in all of the following regions: Western and Eastern Europe; The Middle East; Asia including Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, mainland China and Bangkok; Australia and New Zealand, across The Caribbean and Offshore locations. .

In areas such as Project Finance, Derivatives or Capital Markets, where an international search is appropriate, our offices aim to provide truly global coverage and deliver a comprehensive candidate shortlist.

Through hard work, a professional and ethical approach, and not being afraid to be objective, Taylor Root continues to foster excellent, long-term candidate and client relationships throughout all of its offices.

Taylor Root is a member of The SR Group. The SR Group is a specialist recruitment consultancy dedicated to raising standards in the business environments that we serve. The sectors we cover include tax, legal, human resources, marketing, professional support and executive search, dealing with a substantial number of the world's leading professional partnerships, multi-national corporations and international banking groups as well as small to medium sized developing organisations.

For more information please contact your nearest office:

5 Fleet Place


T: +44 (0)20 7415 2828

Suite 614, Liberty House
P.O. Box 506739
Dubai, UAE
T: +9714 448 7770

1918 Hutchison House
10 Harcourt Road Central
Hong Kong
T: +852 2973 6333

Level 15, Prudential Tower
30 Cecil Street
Singapore 049712

T: +65 6420 0500

Level 12, 25 Bligh Street
Sydney NSW 2000
T: +61 (0)2 9236 9000

Level 4
520 Collins Street
Victoria, 3000
T: +61 (0)3 8610 8400

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