Austin Hennessey

Senior Commercial Lawyer

Location
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Salary
£100,000
Posted
12 Jul 2018
Closes
12 Aug 2018
Practice area
Company and commercial
PQE
7 years+
Position
Solicitor
Sector
In-house
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Senior Commercial Lawyer 

100k plus benefits,
plus generous relocation

This global engineering client now seeks to appoint a highly experienced Senior Commercial Lawyer.

Reporting to the Managing Director and from the onset as a key member of the leadership team, you will be invited to work autonomously on a broad range of undertakings; advising on legal matters, negotiating and reviewing commercial contracts, drafting agreements, providing legal counsel and provide advise on legal developments and their implications, advising on risk, developing the knowledge of stakeholders as well as developing an in-house legal function.

This role would suit someone with upwards of 10 years’ PQE or equivalent industry experience that has an accomplished and rounded background in commercial/contract law.

The individual will provide practical and high quality legal advice, support and counsel in relation to:

•  Contract law.

•  Litigation including court representation.

•  Commercial & Competition law.

•  Regulatory & Compliance.

•  Dispute Resolution.

Essential Skills/Experience:

•  An English-law qualified solicitor with at least 10 years’ PQE with court
   representation experience, including success and failure would be
   desirable. 

•  Formidable academic record and excellent knowledge of corporate,
   contract and commercial law together with a willingness to be involved
   in other areas of work outside of their immediate role.

• A team player who is confident in handling a broad range of legal
  matters where both legal expertise and commercial pragmatism will be invaluable.

• Ability to clearly explain and translate legal speak in to clear and simple
   understandable terms to non-lawyers.

• Experience of working in a similar capacity within a large manufacturing
  setting is a distinct advantage and an extra asset.

Client Information:  Located in North Staffordshire this global engineering business is synonymous with exacting high standards required in the field of precision engineering and the provision of complex engineering solutions to Nuclear, Aerospace and Defence sectors.  

If you are looking for a high-profile and visible leadership position, offering challenge, job satisfaction with a forward thinking, progressive and profitable Company, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Interested: Send your CV and current remuneration details to paul.ross@austinhennessy.co.uk  or call Paul Ross for an informal confidential discussion on 07771 666805.

NO AGENCIES.

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