Commercial Solicitor – In-house

QED Legal
£75000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits: Additional benefits
21 Mar 2023
18 Apr 2023
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 decent opportunity to progress and develop your career.

Based in Weybridge, Surrey the ideal candidate for this position will:

  • Be a qualified solicitor with who has gained good training and post qualified experience at a law firm with a good reputation
  • Have experience in drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts, licenses and agreements
  • Be between 2 - 8 years PQE
  • Be able to assist and help the department on a wide range of other legal matters including corporate and general UK company secretarial experience
  • 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 and ambitious and keen to push your career forward in a vibrant, fast moving organisation.

In-house experience would be desirable, but the client would consider a private practice lawyer looking to move in-house who could point to good business and commercial skills.

Experience with upstream oil & gas or seismic survey industry would be desirable but is not essential.

Our client envisages that candidates with between 2 to 8 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.