Legal Counsel: Commercial

Recruiter
Chadwick Nott
Location
Bristol, England
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
28 May 2019
Closes
25 Jun 2019
Ref
GJJ285793
Contact
Grant Jackson
Sector/Practice Area
Corporate, Commercial contracts
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, In-House
Contract/hours
Full time

Legal Counsel: Commercial

A leading diversified professional services group based in Bristol is recruiting a suitably qualified Legal Counsel to join its team. You'll be working on a variety of commercial contracts and a keen eye for risk will be required as well as the ability to use your commercial mindedness when negotiating terms.

The ideal candidate would be either a qualified solicitor 1-4year pqe. 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.

You will have outstanding customer facing skills coupled with an attention to detail. You'll 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.

To discuss this opportunity further, please apply below or contact Grant Jackson on 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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