In-house Legal: Contracts

Recruiter
Chadwick Nott
Location
Bedfordshire, England
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
30 Jan 2019
Closes
27 Feb 2019
Ref
GJJ283476
Contact
Grant Jackson
Sector/Practice Area
Corporate, Commercial contracts
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, In-House
Contract/hours
Permanent

An FTSE listed business is recruiting an in-house lawyer to join their established legal team based in Luton.

The ideal candidate would be either a qualified solicitor or an experienced Contract Manager. You'll be dealing with the below on a regular basis:

* Handling your own caseload of legal matters.
* Review of commercial contracts and providing feedback on legal terms and conditions.
* Analyse legal/commercial risk within the contracts and propose mitigation, where necessary prepare escalation documents and reports for senior management.
* Draft and review any other contracts that the business may require including hardware,
software, employment, etc.
* Respond to legal queries, from all parts of the business, giving clear, consistent and practical advice on contract interpretation.
* Defend and instigate claims involving clients, suppliers and workers - instructing and managing external counsel where appropriate to do so.

A qualified solicitor or Contract Manager you will have extensive commercial contract experience. You will have outstanding customer facing skills coupled with an attention to detail. You will have a proven track record of being able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines in an environment laced with a wide variety of challenges and unexpected interruptions. Exposure to both litigation and employment matters would be an advantage.
This role would also suit a flexible working arrangement, either 3 or 4 days a week if required

To apply for this position please contact Grant Jackson at Chadwick Nott


0121 200 5574

grantjackson@chadwicknott.co.uk

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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