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Legal Counsel - Commercial Lawyer

Legal Counsel - Commercial Lawyer

Posted 19 October 2018 by qed legal
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Our client is a FTSE 250 organisation looking for a Legal Counsel - Commercial Lawyer to join their highly regarded and successful in-house legal team. Based at the edge of the Lake District this is a wide and varied position offering exposure to high quality commercial legal work. This is a varied role involving drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts and agreements.

The ideal candidate:

  • A strong grounding in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts
  • Able to work in a busy in-house legal department and provide day to day commercial advice to all departments within the business which might include areas such as compliance, regulatory and dispute management
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate legal issues in a business-friendly way and influence key stakeholders
  • Able to effectively manage competing priorities and stakeholder expectations

The candidate should be able to point to a proven track record in commercial law but this could be in areas commercial contracts, corporate, intellectual property, IT/technology, construction or any other commercial discipline.

In-house experience would be desirable, but the client would consider a private practice lawyer looking to move in-house who could point to good business and commercial skills. This would be ideal for candidates who are looking to relocate to this part of the country but continue to work on high quality, varied and interesting work.

For more information on this great in-house opportunity please contact Simon Campbell at QED Legal. If this position isn't for you but you know someone who could be suitable then please let us know. We offer a reward fee for any successful referrals. For full details please see our website.

Required skills

  • Commercial
  • contracts
  • in-house
  • company law
  • legal counsel

Reference: 36409979

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