IN-HOUSE Legal Counsel: Commercial and Construction

Recruiter
Hays Legal
Location
England, Merseyside, Liverpool
Salary
£30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted
14 May 2019
Closes
04 Jun 2019
Ref
3578174
Contact
Navita Rooprai
Practice area
Company and commercial
Sector
In-house
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent


Your new company
This international business, with a strong UK presence, has a proud history and a solid growth model putting the company in a great position for continued expansion. With a busy workload and an increasing need for robust legal and compliance advice across the group, a junior commercial lawyer, with experience in construction law contracts, is needed to join the in-house legal team.

Your new role
You will report directly into a Senior Legal Manager and will join an established in-house legal department. As legal counsel, you will provide commercial legal advice across the group and will be responsible for drafting and negotiating a range of commercial contracts with an initial focus on construction projects. You will work in a business facing role with the opportunity to broaden your commercial contracts experience in-house with an international business.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a qualified lawyer with previous experience in commercial contracts and working knowledge of construction law. This could be an ideal move for a recently qualified solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive with some construction law experience, looking to make their first move in-house. Newly qualified solicitors with a minimum of 6 months training seat in construction will also be considered. You will need to work well under pressure and willing to take on wider commercial duties as part of the in-house legal team including managing in-house legal queries.


What you'll get in return
You will be offered a salary in line with your experience plus benefits. You'll enjoy exposure to a fast-paced, commercial environment in a team of hardworking individuals with the prospects for future development.

What you need to do now
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