Commercial Legal Counsel FTC

South West
£60,000 – £65,000
31 Mar 2021
23 Apr 2021
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Award winning and world-renowned business seeks to recruit an additional lawyer to their global legal team on a fixed term contract initially for 12 months but this role has the potential to go permanent.


Working as part of a dynamic and welcoming legal team you will take a key role in advising the business on a range of commercial matters particularly within supply chain and manufacturing operations.

  • Help the business navigate complex legal issues
  • Negotiate, draft and advise on commercial contracts with suppliers including master services agreements, manufacturing supply, software licences, statement of works
  • Support tender processes
  • Manage disputes with suppliers
  • Build strong relationships with the business, procurement and wider legal team
  • Deliver legal training
  • Keep the business briefed on legal developments and maintain template documents

We are looking for:

  • A qualified solicitor or barrister in UK law
  • Ideally at least 3 years post qualification experience *
  • A solid background in commercial contract law including working with procurement
  • Excellent drafting and negotiation skills
  • Strong commercial awareness and communication skills
  • The ability to work autonomously with limited supervision in an exciting and fast paced and constantly changing environment

Package on Offer:

  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Bonus
  • 27 days holiday
  • Private medical and dental insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Sports club membership
  • Product discounts



Our client will consider flexible working including significant home working for candidates who are also prepared to travel to the office.


If you are interested in this Legal Counsel position, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Jacqui Douglas. If the role isn’t right for you but you are interested in hearing about similar positions or some advice regarding the market, then please do get in touch.

*All candidates will be considered on merit

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