Legal Counsel - Commercial Lawyer - Job Vacancy

Ref: SC19773_1533112174

  • Location: Sevenoaks, England
  • Salary: £40,000.00 - £50,000.00 per annum
  • Contact: simon.campbell@qedlegal.com
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Added: 8/1/2018 9:29:44 AM
  • Start Date: ASAP
Our client is looking for a Legal Counsel / Commercial Contracts Lawyer to join their busy and growing in-house legal department based in Sevenoaks. This is a varied and interesting role involving drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts and agreements. In addition, you will help support the legal department in a wide range of other company commercial legal matters.

The ideal candidate will be:

* A UK qualified solicitor with strong academics and at least 1-year PQE
* A strong grounding in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts is essential
* Expertise in company commercial law
* Able to assist and help the department on a wide range of other legal matters
* Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a commercial / business outlook to their work

In addition to the above the following skills and experience would be desirable:

* Experience of financial services regulation or exposure to dealing with the financial services industry
* Knowledge of property law would be useful

This is a great opportunity to work and learn from a highly regarded Head of Legal dealing with interesting and complex legal work. The role offers the potential to progress and develop your career quickly.

Our client envisages that candidates with between 1 - 3 years PQE will have the relevant skills / knowledge for this position, however this has been given as an approximate guide for applicants and our client is happy to consider the applications of candidates who fall outside of this PQE range but who have the relevant experience.

For more information on this great in-house opportunity please contact Simon Campbell at QED Legal. If this position isn't for you but you know someone who could be suitable then please let us know. We offer a reward fee for any successful referrals. For full details please see our website.

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