In House Solicitor (Top UK Company)

7 days left

Northern Ireland, County Antrim, Belfast
06 Oct 2021
03 Nov 2021
Patrick McDonald
Job Title
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Your new company

Our Client is a leading FTSE 100 Company that service big household names, government departments and public service organisations right through to small businesses and new start-ups. They're recruiting for a number of exciting In House Commercial Solicitors roles to join their growing legal team in Belfast, offering excellent career prospects and terms including;

  • Maternity Leave up to 52 weeks.
  • 25 Days annual leave (increases up to 30 days with service).
  • Pension Scheme: 5% employee, 10% company Contribution.
  • Company Share Plan.
  • Discounted digital products.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • 10% on target bonus.

Your new role

These roles are important positions within the legal team and the business. The role holders will provide a first class legal, commercial and contractual service to the company.

  • You will lead for the Legal team on bids regarded as being medium in complexity, but also support more senior lawyers on high complexity deals.
  • Give clear and pragmatic legal guidance (and formal advice where appropriate) that helps the business understand legal risk, and maximise opportunity.
  • Work with members on a range of legal matters, including disputes, product launches, new initiatives, legal interpretation, EU-GDPR and legislative changes.
  • Develop and comply with the companies legal and compliance policies and strategies, including development and utilisation of standard contracts for provision of standard product offerings.
  • Influence the strategic approach taken for the bids they are leading working with the deal leads.
  • Assist in managing our external legal providers.
  • Promote a compliance culture and model that is second to none in the industry and becomes an important selling tool for customer retention and new business acquisition.
  • Identify other governance and compliance issues within and referring them to appropriate owners and support functions.
  • Promote effective risk management - identifying, assessing and managing legal and commercial risk.
  • Drive up levels of legal and commercial awareness across the business.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues across Legal & CoSec to support cross-working on business matters and other legal matters across the company.
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders to understand their business, strategy and goals.
  • Provide clear and effective briefings, and escalate issues of concern, within the reporting line and to stakeholders.

What you'll need to succeed

  • You will be an ambitious qualified Solicitor.
  • 1YR PQE + (All PQE Levels will be considered subject to relevant experience).
  • Possess experience of reviewing, drafting and negotiating legal documentation.
  • Commercial contracts experience is desirable.

What you'll get in return

  • 10% on target bonus
  • Maternity Leave up to 52 weeks
  • 25 Days annual leave (increases up to 30 days with service)
  • Pension Scheme: 5% employee, 10% company Contribution
  • Company Share Plan
  • Discounted digital products
  • Flexible working arrangements

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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