Commercial Lawyer

London, England
18 Aug 2017
15 Sep 2017
Sylvia Mueller
Sector/Practice Area
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, In-House
Full time

My client, an international Professional Services firm is looking for a Commercial Lawyer to join their team for a nine month contract.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Negotiating high-value complex agreements with affiliated and external clients on a global basis
  • Engage and support the legal and procurement teams
  • Assess risks associated with client matters and advise the business on ad-hoc queries
  • Working with legal and compliance teams on a global basis on cross-jurisdictional legal issues such as data protection
  • Providing end-to-end support to the Risk Management team from tender to closing contract negotiations
  • Supporting the Partners and Senior Managers in the consulting team on commercial negotiations
  • Dealing with queries relating to compliance

Candidates of interest will be:

  • Degree educated and qualified lawyer
  • UK Qualified lawyers coming from a private practice background, ideally with in-house experience
  • Depth of commercial experience, particularly working in-house for a company in a variety of sectors
  • Experience negotiating complex commercial agreements, especially cross-jurisdictional and high-value agreements
  • Projects experience an asset
  • Ability to build strong relationships with members of the business
  • Gravitas and ability to work with senior stakeholders including Partners and Senior Counsels
  • Experience working across international jurisdictions

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