Legal Counsel / Solicitor / Locum - Contract Role

England, East Sussex, Bexhill-On-Sea
13 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
David Holden
Full time
Contract type

My client, a FTSE 250 organisation is looking for a lawyer to join them for a 3-6 month period.

This in-house legal team of five are a successful and growing organisation.

Based at the Group's UK headquarters in East Sussex, the role will be challenging and varied with primary responsibilities covering:

* Advising, drafting and negotiating on a variety of bespoke and standard form commercial and insurance related contracts.
* Advising business managers, and helping to develop awareness and understanding, on the implications of contract terms.
* Providing general legal support to the business support functions, including compliance.
* Liaison with external counsel as required.

You will have solid experience of drafting and negotiating commercial contracts. Having previous experience of working in-house and/or in the financial services sector, in particular advising on non-contentious insurance matters, would be an advantage.

You will be adaptable and innovative, and be an effective team player. You will need to be pro-active and an effective communicator, and be able to apply tact and diplomacy to ensure optimal outcomes.

You will need to be available immediately or on very short notice.

Please apply as directed.

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