Commercial Solicitor - In-house

QED Legal
East Sussex
£40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Additional bonus & benefits
04 Jan 2022
01 Feb 2022
Simon Campbell
Job Title
In House Counsel
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is looking for a Commercial Lawyer / Legal Counsel to join their busy in-house legal department. This is a position that will provide a decent opportunity to progress and develop your career.

Based in East Sussex the ideal candidate for this position will:

  • Have experience in drafting and negotiating a wide range of supplier commercial contracts and agreements including software and data
  • Be able to assist and help the department on a wide range of other legal matters including data, technology, and insurance
  • Be a qualified solicitor who has gained good training and post qualified experience at a law firm with a good reputation
  • Be between newly qualified (NQ) and 2 years PQE
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a commercial / business outlook to their work
The successful candidate must be able to point to strong communication skills and good business and commerciality skills. You will need to be hungry, ambitious and keen to push your career forward.

The company does offer hybrid working but would expect the candidate to be in the office for 2 to 3 days a week.

Our client envisages that candidates with between newly qualified and 2 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.