Commercial Legal Counsel, 4-8 pqe
Your new company
Based in Manchester, this business-to-business, technology solutions provider within the media and entertainment sector, has an established client base and strong international presence. The legal department is looking for a talented and ambitious commercial lawyer who wants to develop their career with a global company in a varied and business-facing role.
Your new role
This is a newly created role where you will work alongside the Senior Legal Counsel to support the business on a range of legal matters including general contract management, drafting and negotiating supply agreements, providing strategic advice and making commercial decisions, dealing with international matters and managing the relationship with external lawyers where necessary. This role offers a unique proposition for career progression and growth and you will work closely with the business, up to exec level, advising on a range of legal matters and you will also assist in strategic legal projects.
What you'll need to succeed
You will be a UK qualified solicitor with a solid commercial contracts background and experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts. You will have completed your training with a well-regarded law firm and have excellent relationship building skills in order to work effectively across the business and influence decision making at all levels. This would suit a commercial solicitor with excellent relationship building skills who can engage with the business and someone who is results driven and enjoys working independently.
What you'll get in return
You will join a high calibre team in a rewarding environment. You will be offered the opportunity to progress and develop your career as you get to understand the business and move into a more senior position. You will be offered a competitive salary plus excellent working environment and benefits including a guaranteed annual bonus, free gym membership, flexible working with the option to work from home part of the week.
What you need to do now
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