In House Lawyer - Bristol
Your new company
This growing international business have experienced strong growth over the last few years. Their environment is lively, down to earth and fast paced with a passion for client service. They are now seeking an in-house solicitor with good quality experience in the Commercial field to join their legal team. Reporting into the Group Legal Counsel, you will be supporting them directly, specifically on the contracts side. This is an excellent opportunity for a legal counsel who is looking for an autonomous position with plenty of stakeholder contact.
Your new role
You will be joining an entrepreneurial company and will be comfortable making commercial decisions quickly and confidently. You will have strong commercial contracts knowledge, drafting and negotiation skills, and demonstrable an ability to handle conflict and provide legal advice in an appropriate and timely manner and understand the effects of key regulatory issues on contractual terms. An understanding of data protection would be desirable but is not essential.
What you'll need to succeed
Your experience should be of good quality, but there is flexibility on experience levels here and we would encourage applications from candidates from 2 years PQE upwards, having trained either an in-house environment or recognised commercial law firm. Experience in the financial services industry would be desirable but not essential.
- You will be a commercial Solicitor with at least 2 years PQE
- You will have commercial contracts knowledge, drafting and negotiation skills
- You should have a strong technical knowledge
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships is key
- Financial Services sector experience is desirable but not essential
What you'll get in return
This is a great opportunity to be involved in all aspects of a Financial Services organisation in the centre of Bristol. A unique role not to be missed.
What you need to do now
If you are interested in applying for this position click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new role, please contact Harriet Chapman in complete confidence at Hays. We would expect a lawyer with the given PQE to have gained the level of experience required, but this does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.