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Commercial Legal Counsel - Mobile Telecoms

Job Title: Commercial Legal Counsel - Mobile Telecoms
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
REF: P/CLegal/SARA_1668768456
Contact Name: Sara Rowe
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Legal Counsel - Commercial - Mobile Telecoms - Permanent - Berkshire

In a nutshell: The Commercial Lawyers in the Legal Department are responsible for supporting the Company's commercial and procurement activities. We are seeking someone with 2-4 years post qualification experience ideally with telco/technology/construction/utilities background. This person will be supporting 2 x Senior Legal Counsels.

The Role:

The Legal Dept needs an additional commercial legal counsel to deliver the legal advice and contractual review / drafting / negotiation needed to support this pipeline of commercial / procurement activities.

What you can expect to be doing:

Advising on the shape, structure and set up of commercial / procurement contracts

Advising on, drafting and negotiating the necessary documentation

Collaborating closely with internal clients and members of the shareholder legal teams to get contracts closed, including where needed, with the relevant shareholder approvals

Working closely with internal clients and stakeholders to ensure timely updates, escalations of issues and identification of risks to relevant business, legal and executive leads

Engaging with suppliers

Managing external counsel, both in terms of managing resources and quality assuring outputs

Providing trusted and proactive legal expertise, both verbally and in writing, which is pragmatic rather than purist

Demonstrating skilled, confident, hands-on contractual drafting and negotiation

What we are looking for:

2-4 years PQE

Membership of the Law Society of England and Wales or the Bar Council.

Experience of and the skills to thrive in a fast paced and at times pressured environment with tight deadlines

Willingness to learn about / hands-on experience of using technology to assist with contract management

Resilience, professionalism and a can-do attitude to thrive in a pressured environment and/or an environment of constant change / process improvement

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