Senior Commercial Lawyer

4 days left

England, Oxfordshire
£70000 - £90000 per annum
16 Apr 2021
14 May 2021
JN -042021-2557759
Stacey Graham
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Commercial Contracts
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

My Client is on the lookout for a Senior Commercial Lawyer with over 6 years PQE to join their Legal team based in Oxfordshire.

Client Details

A market leading British company that specialises in providing information technology products and services. This is a hugely varied and interesting role in an established and highly respected legal team at the heart of commercial decision making. You'll be working in a growing, profitable FTSE listed business with in a fast-paced environment with the autonomy to manage your own caseload.


You will be the lead legal business partner for a division of the business.

As a Senior Commercial Lawyer you'll have a wide range of responsibilities, including;

· Leading the provision of legal advice on commercial contracts, as well as assisting in resolving any disputes.

· Supporting sales activities, including tenders in the UK and increasingly internationally as the business grows.

· Ensuring that commercially focussed legal advice is given to the business.

· Creating a legal governance and compliance framework and giving advice on data protection, competition law and bribery.

· Assisting the Company in the protection of its IP interests in its development of products and software

· General ad hoc legal support and advice (potentially including some company secretarial matters for a plc group and share scheme management)


As the right candidate for the role of Senior Commercial Lawyer, you will have the following:

· Experience of general commercial / contract law is essential

· Excellent attention to detail

· Strong negotiation and influencing skills

· Ability to work both unsupervised and also as part of a team.

· Ability to prioritise and manage a busy workload

· A willingness to be flexible, sometimes at short notice

· Commercially astute with ability to identify key issues and suggest pragmatic solutions

· Strong interpersonal skills

· Excellent organisational abilities

· Experience of FTSE listed experience, IT, outsourcing, TUPE, major projects, public sector procurements and consumer law would be advantageous

Job Offer

Benefits package includes;

  • Package up to £90,000
  • 10% Bonus
  • 25 Days Annual Leave (with an option to buy an extra 5 days)
  • Competitive Personal Pension
  • Private Medical Health care
  • Income Protection
  • Life Assurance (4 times salary)