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 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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