In-house Commercial Lawyer

Recruiter
Location
England, Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
06 Aug 2017
Closes
03 Sep 2017
Ref
sas53507
Contact
Steve Shakespeare
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, In-House
Contract/hours
Full time

Well regarded and integral In-house legal team requires a commercially minded non-contentious lawyer to compliment the department.

Reporting into the Head of Legal and Company Secretary, you'll be a qualified solicitor with good grounding in contract law whilst experience of negotiating, drafting and advising on long term service contracts and IT contracts is desirable. An understanding or interest in general business law such as data protection, intellectual property, TUPE, consumer protection law and competition law would be useful however you must be credible, articulate and comfortable when dealing with people at all levels of the business

Your responsibilities will include taking a lead and drafting commercial contracts, as well as providing commercial and strategic advice to senior stakeholders in relation to changes in legislation and high profile political agenda, affecting the sector.

You be a diplomatic, ambitious and highly commercially minded generalist who thrives in a fluid and ever changing environment. Ideally In-house already, you'll be looking to take the next step in your career which will challenge and stretch you commercial and legal abilities.

Salary is likely to be in the region of c£50k + benefits which include bonus and the business is based just on the outskirts of Leeds centre