In-House Commercial Professional Support Lawyer
In House Commercial Professional Support Lawyer Job in Wiltshire
Your new company
Market leaders, this global manufacturing company pride themselves on their vibrant culture, latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting their vibrant spirit. Based in the South West and commutable from Bristol, Cheltenham and Thames Valley locations, their legal team are geared towards creativity, innovation and ambition. This is a great opportunity for a Commercial Professional Support Lawyer to be part of an active and engaged team committed to enabling continued commercial success.
Your new role
Reporting to the General Counsel for Global Operations, you will help in the development and delivery of improved process and strategy for the consistent management of commercial contract law issues across operations in the UK and SEA. Building strong relationships with our client's team of commercial lawyers, in the UK, SEA and beyond, you will develop contract control processes and create, review and maintain precedent documents, to ensure that these reflect best practice and current case law.
As well as designing and developing knowledge management strategies for the Global Operations legal team, you will manage external counsel where appropriate, ensuring compliance with cost management processes and providing input into the Global Operations legal team plan and owning the implementation of the relevant parts of the team plan.
What you need to succeed
You will be 2-6 PQE and have a solid understanding of all aspects of commercial law and an ability to apply that knowledge in a practical and pragmatic way. Corporate / M & A experience would also be welcome.
You must have good awareness of the role of the legal function in a large business and enjoy actively contributing in the taking of key business decisions. An appetite to learn new skills and the versatility and technical ability to deal with issues outside of your experience and learn quickly on the job is desirable; you will also possess the confidence and gravitas to challenge decisions and actions when required.
What you will get in return
This is a rare opportunity for a commercial lawyer to join a contemporary business focused on making change happen and handle quality work. You will enjoy a competitive salary, a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. On top of this you can expect rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities. If you are interested in learning more about this position, please contact Harriet Chapman at Hays Legal for further details.
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 on 0117 930 4430. 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.