Commercial Legal Counsel (qualified or non-qualifed) - FTC

England, Northamptonshire, Northampton
£45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
14 Jun 2024
12 Jul 2024
JN -052024-377518
Christopher Ewles
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time

Position: Commercial Legal Counsel - minimum 12 month FTC
Location: Northampton Region (Hybrid Working: 2-3 Days Office Based)
Salary: £45,000 - £53,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits

Role Overview:

As a Commercial Legal Counsel, you will play a crucial role in reviewing, negotiating, and drafting a broad spectrum of commercial agreements. You will also handle data privacy, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations. This role offers a hybrid working model, with 2 to 3 days a week based in the Northampton region.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review, negotiate, and draft various commercial agreements.
  • Provide legal advice on data privacy issues and ensure compliance with data protection regulations.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand business needs and provide legal support.
  • Identify and mitigate legal risks associated with commercial transactions.
  • Assist in developing and implementing legal policies and procedures.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified Solicitor, Barrister, Legal Executive, or experienced Paralegal/Contracts Specialist.
  • Minimum of one year of relevant experience handling commercial agreements.
  • Strong drafting, negotiation, and communication skills.
  • Proactive and detail-oriented with strong analytical skills.


  • Salary ranging from £45,000 to £53,000 per annum, plus bonus.
  • Comprehensive benefits package.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Hybrid working model to support work-life balance.


LHH Recruitment Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. LHH Recruitment Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

To note, the PQE indicated in this advertisement is intended as a guide only and does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

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