In-House Commercial Lawyer

Hays Legal
England, London, City of London
£58000.00 - £68000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Closing date
11 Nov 2020

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Your new company
A household name in infrastructure and telecoms matters, with over 30,000 people and an award-winning brand power. Playing a leading role in the UK's digital revolution and supporting premier brands across the private and public sectors, this indispensable organisation is making a massive difference to how we go about our daily communication. Flexible working options available.

Your new role
An important commercial legal position as part of the business' sizeable in-house team, reporting into an experienced senior lawyer. Liaising with key partners including councils, housing agencies, commercial developments and contractors, you will provide contractual support and risk analysis to some of the nation's largest infrastructure and network-build projects.

What you'll need to succeed
You will bring to the table strong commercial contracts negotiation, drafting and review skills, alongside analysing and mitigating risk, using sound judgement to arrive at sensible commercial decisions and translating complex legal matters for a variety of internal and external stakeholders. You will be a commercial lawyer with at least 2 PQE (as a guide), strong training and sustained commercial contracts experience. Exposure to large-scale infrastructure, construction and telecoms projects would be highly valued

What you'll get in return
Flexible working options available.
You will have the chance to realistically build a long-term career with an employer that has been consistently voted one of the best to work for in the UK. You will be rewarded with an excellent salary and package and a rich and diverse culture in a collaborative environment. Come and work for a business that is making a tangible and sizeable difference to UK telecommunications.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, 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 position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Hays Legal provides an integrated recruitment solution to the UK's Legal and Company Secretarial sectors. Working across a nationwide network of offices, we offer employers and jobseekers a highly specialised recruitment service for permanent and interim positions across all business sectors, skill sets and levels of seniority.

We have a proven track record spanning almost 20 years in all areas of Legal and Company Secretarial recruitment, from one-off contingency requirements through to large-scale recruitment campaigns and wider employee management solutions.

We offer confidential, expert advice on job opportunities, compensation, business plans and exit strategies pertinent to professionals considering a move. We have the ear of key decision makers across all our clients and we have been instrumental in introducing and placing hundreds of fee earners and company secretaries into a vast array of organisations. From blue chip corporates, national and international firms through to niche practices, we have deep knowledge of the legal company secretary market.

If an organisation has strategic growth plans or needs incisive market analysis, we are often consulted as a first point of contact.

Understanding your needs

Whether you are looking to progress your career as a lawyer, legal executive, paralegal or company secretary, Hays' unparalleled recruiting expertise will assist you realising your career potential by finding you the right role at the right time.

Our consultants have an expert knowledge of the legal jobs market within UK and internationally. We aim to work closely with you and build a thorough understanding of your goals and aspirations through discussions and meetings.

We will:
- work with you to refine your CV
- offer guidance on how to improve your prospects
- provide insight into the sulture and expectations of the organisation to ensure you are well prepared throughout the interview process
- guide you through any job offer discussions, acting as your representative to ensure your interests are looked after

To find out more about currently available jobs or for advice on your recruitment needs visit or contact your local Hays office.

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