Legal Counsel – Commercial Lawyer

QED Legal
£50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Additional benefits
03 Feb 2023
03 Mar 2023
Simon Campbell
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
2-4, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is looking for a Legal Counsel / Commercial Lawyer to join their busy in-house legal department. This is a varied and interesting role involving drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts and agreements. The position offers a genuine opportunity for an ambitious, hard-working self-starter to push their career forward.

Based near to Manchester City Centre this company has a hybrid working policy preferring employees to be in 2-3 days in the office per week.

The successful candidate will:
  • Be a UK qualified solicitor with at least 1 years PQE who trained in a good private practice firm
  • Have a background in drafting and negotiating a wide range of different commercial contracts and agreements
  • Assist the business with range of other legal matters relating to corporate, compliance, data protection (GDPR) and other project work
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a commercial / business outlook to their work
You will need to be hungry and ambitious and keen to push your career forward in what is an interesting industry sector.

Previous In-house experience would be preferred. The client would consider a private practice lawyer, who has trained in a good firm, looking to move in-house who could point to good business and commercial skills.

Our client envisages that candidates with between 1 - 6 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.

For more information on this great in-house opportunity please contact Simon Campbell at QED Legal. If this position isn’t for you but you know someone who could be suitable then please let us know. We offer a reward fee for any successful referrals. For full details please see our website.