Our global client is searching for a Commercial Counsel to join their office based in Dunstable on a 6month Fixed Term Contract basis.
You will provide legal advice to the group on a broad range of commercial issues, to draft, negotiate and interpret commercial agreements including procurement and marketing agreements. Working closely with the Group Legal Director, you will develop and improve the group's anti-bribery and anti-trust policies and procedures. You also be accountable for drafting and negotiating franchise and revenue sharing agreements and ancillary agreements.
The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator with strong negotiation and legal drafting skills. Being extremely commercially astute, you have experience of giving advice in relation to a diverse range of legal agreements and issues as well as experience of drafting, interpreting and negotiating agreements. Most importantly, you are a motivated self-starter and a brilliant team player able to work cross functionally and build strong relationships.
Ideally you will have trained and qualified at a major commercial law firm or large PLC in-house department.
Our client envisages that candidates with 3+ years PQE will have the relevant skills/knowledge for this position, however this has been given as an approximate guide for applicants and our client is happy to consider the applications of candidates who fall outside of this PQE range but who have the relevant experience.
For more information on this great in-house opportunity please contact Simon Campbell at Newton Shaw. 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 of £250 for any successful referrals. For full details please see our website.