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Posted 31 January by Utilitywise Plc Easy Apply Featured Ended

We are looking for a qualified lawyer working in a small legal team at Utilitywise plc based at our head office in Tyne and Wear. Providing the board and management teams with first class legal and regulatory advice and support.

Key Responsibilities

  • Primarily the role will involve drafting, negotiating, reviewing and advising on a wide variety of commercial contracts including NDAs;
  • Advising on a broad range of contracting, compliance and regulatory issues including renewables obligations, environmental, data protection and intellectual property;
  • Ability to advise on resolution of disputes and conducting and/or managing litigation where necessary;
  • Supporting the people operations team with the provision of practical and commercial employment advice;
  • Supporting the European operation with the review of commercial agreements and arrangements with the support of European lawyers;
  • Where it has been agreed with General Counsel to use external lawyers, managing external legal advisers to ensure access to high quality and cost effective external legal services;
  • Monitoring and advising on applicable legislative and regulatory developments;
  • Assisting the legal team in developing and implementing legal and corporate infrastructure including policies, procedures and standard form contractual precedents;
  • Supporting the Resolutions team to resolve customer queries and issues;
  • Supporting the compliance team on regulatory and legislative issues and advising on "best practice";
  • Must have a willingness to become a "generalist" and to support the business at a commercial and legal level in relation to a broad spectrum of subject matters both from a legal and compliance perspective

Reference: 34365318

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