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Legal Counsel - Commercial

Job Title: Legal Counsel - Commercial
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: KK_Commercial_1539859100
Contact Name: Kerry Knight
Contact Email: kerry.knight@projectpeople.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Commercial Legal Counsel

Berkshire

Permanent

We are looking for a great Commercial Legal Counsel to join our client's expanding Head Office Team, with one the world's leading Mobile Telecoms Service Providers. You'll be part of a vibrant, agile team of Legal Counsel's who get involved with a wide variety of commercial deals at the forefront of Mobile Telecoms and IT Technology.

New state-of-the-art 5-star Offices, flexible working with collaborative IT are just a few of the perks we offer to our employees, on top of a competitive salary and exciting work… what more could you want?

What will you 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:

  • PQE experience with commercial and technology law in a major law firm or Technology based company
  • Experience in large scale Outsourcing Projects IT and/or Telecoms would be an advantage

So if you relish the prospect of owning your career development in a flexible, fast-paced, and challenging environment please send your CV to kerry.knight@projectpeople.com

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