Commercial Lawyer (German speaker)

£60000 - £75000 per annum
11 Jun 2024
09 Jul 2024
Pasquale Agatiello
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
2-4, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time

JOB TITLE: Commercial Lawyer (In-house)
SALARY: £65K - £75K
THE ROLE: The successful Commercial Lawyer will (with supervision where appropriate) provide legal advice and compliance oversight for our client’s businesses and investments within Europe. This will include:

  • Assisting with the preparation and review of commercial contracts (including (but not limited to) NDAs, supply agreements, storage agreements, tolling agreements, agency agreements and letters of intent).
  • Taking charge of corporate filings (e.g. filing of annual accounts, filing of confirmation statements, filing of director appointments and resignations).
  • Drafting and reviewing board minutes, shareholders resolutions and procedural notes.
  • Supporting corporate governance related work (including drafting and updating company rules and policies, handling internal applications).
  • Carrying out research for the legal team (and possibly various business departments, business administration teams).
  • Advising and delivering training to employees on key legal and compliance issues such as anti-bribery, data protection, competition.
  • Carrying out due diligence where required.

THE CANDIDATE: We are seeking a Commercial Lawyer who is quick to learn and is a good communicator. The individual will need to build relationships with colleagues across the organisation at all levels, including top level executives and directors.

  • 0-3 years’ PQE Solicitor. (UK or German qualified)
  • German speaker
  • Excellent drafting and negotiation skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to deliver to set timelines and/or to prioritise.

Whilst not a pre-requisite the following would very likely be valuable to you for this position:

  • Experience with company secretarial matters.
  • Experience of Japanese companies..



As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. At eNL we value diversity and inclusion. We want to attract people at all levels and encourage applications from all suitably qualified candidates whatever your ethnicity, religion, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristics protected by law in the jurisdictions in which we operate.

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