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Legal Counsel (Commercial)

Job Title: Legal Counsel (Commercial)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: JA - 01 - LCC_1527865566
Contact Name: John Anakwenze
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Fantastic Permanent opportunity open for a Legal Counsel with over two years PQE and experience in partnering with Procurement and Commercial teams to come on-board and work for a reputable, modern and vibrant telecommunications company based in Reading. This will be a permanent position with competitive rates offer as well as excellent benefits.

Key experience

Material commercial law practice and knowledge

Enjoyment of drafting and negotiating commercial contracts / making deals happen

Experience of and the skills ( particularly highly organised and systematic ways of working) 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


Provide pragmatic, prudent and consistent advice to internal clients and shareholders.

Engage cross-functionally, with the Commercial and Procurement teams, shareholders and suppliers to complete transactions.

Provide support to internal clients to close their contracts and to act as an escalation point and trusted sounding board when issues are encountered.

Introduce innovation into the process which could have a positive and useful impact, enhance delivery and assist the organisation to meet its business objectives and goals.

Support internal and external stakeholders in the Commercial, Procurement, Facilities, IT, Deployment, Operations and Transmission functions.

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