In-house Commercial Lawyer - Not for Profit!

England, Hampshire
£46000 - £480000 per annum
19 Jan 2023
16 Feb 2023
JN -012023-5908908
Stacey Graham
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Company / Commercial
Contract Type
Full Time

This role sits within the Legal Department and the post holder will act as the sole In-House Commercial Lawyer within a team of lawyers of other legal specialties, supported by the Head of Legal Services and Associate Director of Corporate Affairs.

Client Details

Well known public body in the not-for-profit space in Hampshire


  • Drafting, reviewing, advising on, and approving a full range of commercial contracts covering a range of subject areas,
  • Leading on legal negotiations with third parties and their legal representatives in connection with commercial contracts, property matters and dispute issues;
  • Drafting, reviewing, advising on, and approving a full range of commercial property transactional documents, including agreements for lease, leases, licences, sale and purchase of land documentation and agreements;
  • Creation and maintenance of contract and property databases;
  • Supporting contract management;
  • Advising on and assisting with the management of commercial disputes;
  • Advising the Data Protection Officer on queries relating to matters of data protection, data security and privacy;
  • Advising on Intellectual Property queries when they arise;
  • Drafting agreements and technical documentation to support the procurement process and advising on procurement matters;
  • Advising on commercial risk;
  • Continuously review and approve standard form agreements, legal policies, and procedures;
  • Developing templates for use by the Legal team and more widely in the Trust;
  • Conducting legal training as required;
  • Contributing to various Legal team initiatives and projects;
  • Deputising for the Head of Legal Services when required;


  • Experience, knowledge and expertise in commercial contract and property law
  • Experience of working in a large complex organisation
  • Demonstrable competence in managing and advising on commercial risk
  • Qualified Solicitor with practising rights in the UK, minimum of 3 years PQE
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in a relevant commercially focused role.

Job Offer

£48,000 base salary with excellent pension