In-house Commercial Solicitor (1-4 PQE): Leeds/Hybrid

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England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
27 Apr 2022
25 May 2022
Samuel Higgins
Job Title
Practice Area
Commercial Contracts
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

As part of a highly collegiate team, this role will involve the successful candidate providing support to an experienced in-house legal team with commercial contracts matters. This vacancy will be of particular interest to commercial lawyers who have experience of advising and working within the areas of Data Protection/GDPR, IT Contracts and Contracts for the Supply of Goods and Services.

More specifically, the successful candidate's responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Providing tailored commercial legal advice on various contractual agreements.
  • Reviewing and negotiating commercial agreements (term, framework and outsourced models, whether UK specific or part of wider global structures) in relation to a wide range of products and services.
  • Maintaining corporate governance and policy regarding the approval of contracts (global &/or regional).
  • Helping to develop templates and guidance notes for use in order to promote self-serve and reduce demand.

Included within this role will be the requirement to also advise on data protection / privacy and will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Advising on obligations for data controllers and processors with regard to GDPR & DPA 2018.
  • Providing data protection contracting support in the on-boarding and reassessment of suppliers.
  • Supporting the production, review and reporting of DPIAs, DSAR responses and other GDPR focused compliance activities.

In order to be considered for this role, you must be a qualified commercial solicitor. My client is also open to hybrid working arrangements and would be ideal for a candidate looking for a good work/life balance. This role is a full-time role, however for an exceptional candidate my client may consider someone looking to work on a 4-day basis.

On offer is a generous remuneration package depending on experience along with favourable wider benefits.

If this role sounds like it could be of interest to you, please contact Samuel Higgins at Hays Legal for further information.

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