Locum Commercial Contracts Lawyer

East Midlands
£40 - £45 Per Hour
29 May 2019
26 Jun 2019
Lauren Watts
Practice area
Company and commercial
Contract type

Venn Group is currently recruiting for a Locum Commercial Lawyer to join a University based in the East Midlands.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Commercial Lawyer to join the public sector on an Outside IR35 basis. The role will be for an initial term of 3 months, with a possibility of further extension beyond this whilst the organisation recruit on a permanent basis. The role is offered on a full-time basis to start immediately, however, part-time applicants will also be considered.

We are looking for a qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Barrister, ideally with previous experience working in a University or higher education institute. However, experience dealing with intellectual property matters within a similar industry, for example a Research institute or Pharmaceutical company, would also be considered.

Duties will include:

  • Drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts relating to intellectual property to include studentships, non-disclosure agreements and collaboration agreements
  • Undertaking legal research to draft contracts with new suppliers and collaborators
  • Taking action on contract issues and resolving contractual requests
  • Reviewing contracts and agreements to clarify all terms and conditions

This rate of pay will range from between £40-45 per hour on a limited company basis (Outside IR35).

To apply for this position please call Lauren Watts or Anisha Campbell on 0121 616 0681 or email midlandslegal@venngroup.com with a copy of your current CV.

We look forward to your application.

Venn Group aim to deliver the highest standards, so you can be assured your application will be handled with professionalism and care.

Venn Group acts as an employment agency and an employment business.

At Venn Group, we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours. However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to all applications individually. If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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