Commercial Contracts Lawyer

England, West Sussex
£45000 - £49000 per annum + Excellent benefits
02 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Marian Lloyd-Jones
Job Title
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time


A leading regional law firm


Within a commercial team which combines excellent business understanding with exceptional technical know-how to make certain that clients are protected.

They provide practical commercial advice to companies, partnerships, public sector bodies and not-for-profit organisations.

They have particular expertise in: technology-related issues including IT provision and on-line trading issues; intellectual property rights issues especially trade marks and copyright; data protection; trading arrangements such as partnership agreements, agency and distribution agreements and joint ventures involving public and private organisations; procurement agreements, particularly involving the education sector and other public sector bodies; outsourcing agreements for services ranging from IT to catering, and preparing tender documentation.

The work includes:
Dealing with a wide range of commercial work to involve drafting, reviewing and negotiating trading agreements, together with supply, purchase and manufacturing agreements including joint ventures and outsourcing
Providing advice on IT agreements, licences and SLAs both for developers and purchasers
Advising in connection with e-trading issues, online service solutions and data protection
Acting for a wide range of clients
Managing a large and varied caseload with a strong commercial approach
Playing a supporting role in building the business; developing marketing initiatives and drawing on existing contacts


With 2-3pqe in commercial work, you'll have excellent drafting skills and solid knowledge and experience of IT/IP contracts and data protection.

You'll have outstanding communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team not only in the Commercial Department but with internal teams across the business.

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. We aim to respond to all applications within two working days. If we have not contacted you within this time frame your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other positions that you may see in the future. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.