In-House Lawyer - Transport Company - 6-9 month Assignment

England, London, City of London
£85000 - £95000 per annum + Pro Rata
22 Mar 2024
19 Apr 2024
Jameson Legal
Job Title
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a leading transport company. They are looking for a corporate commercial Lawyer to join their in-house legal team for a 6-9 month period. Whilst the assignment is for an initial duration of 6-9 months, there is a chance of further extension or permanency. Successful individuals will be expected to spend 3-4 days per week in their London office, with the remainder working from home. The assignment is to start ASAP.

The successful individual will be joining a close knit, friendly and collegiate legal team and can expect to be involved in a range of corporate and commercial matters.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Providing accurate and concise legal advice to Procurement and IT teams
  • Drafting commercial contracts across all areas of the business (including IT and general procurement), with a particular emphasis on IT contracts
  • Advising and negotiating supplier's standard terms, particularly SaaS terms, software maintenance and support agreements, payment services and IT hardware purchase and maintenance contracts
  • Attending and supporting Procurement in negotiations with suppliers
  • Providing legal advice to the business regarding required contractual terms and compliance with UK GDPR
  • Supporting on corporate M&A matters, including drafting and negotiating legal terms
  • Undertaking M&A due diligence reviews

It is likely that successful individuals will be able to demonstrate:

  • Qualification as a solicitor in England & Wales, or another commonwealth jurisdiction (such as Australia and/or New Zealand, for example)
  • Upwards of 4 years' experience in handling a broad range of corporate and commercial matters (specifically those mentioned above)
  • A strong Private Practice background, with experience working within a fast-paced In-House Legal Team
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines and timeframes
  • The ability to prioritise a busy caseload
  • A willingness to work as part of a cohesive legal team

Due to the urgency of the requirement, Lawyers should be available at short notice or immediately.

Please apply with your CV to Jennifer Pike in confidence.

Please note that where a level of preferred experience or qualification is indicated, this is a guideline only and does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

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