Commercial Counsel (EMEA Region)

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£excellent commercial rates + benefits
31 Aug 2019
30 Sep 2019
Full time
Contract type

New In-house Opportunity - UK arm of a global company is looking to appoint a Commercial Lawyer.

Our client is a market leader in its sector, with a $multi-billion turnover and operating from a number of international sites. Supporting General Counsel and reporting to the UK based management team, this opportunity provides scope to work on a diverse range of legal matters.

You will be responsible for contracts and documentation to cover commercial operations and trade; working as part of a wider counsel team on global projects; and advising and supporting colleagues in HR, Sales, Customer Services and Finance on legal issues.

Typical instructions might include:

  • Contract review, drafting and negotiation covering sales, distribution, supply and procurement;
  • Advising on corporate procedures and policy;
  • Trading, export and import issues;
  • Compliance and Data protections;
  • Regulatory matters;
  • Assisting with enquiries from management team, trade bodies and regulators;
  • Assisting on global projects and corporate transactions.

The role requires a commercially astute and pragmatic lawyer, with not less than 3 years’ relevant experience of handling a diverse range of non-contentious company and commercial instructions.

Ideally, you will offer experience of working on large scale, government contracts in sectors such as defence, aerospace, infrastructure and energy.

Applications welcome from those looking to move away from private practice as well as those with in-house experience.

Further information can be provided on application with all enquiries being treated in the strictest of confidence.