Commercial Lawyer - Legal Contracts

LAWYER Counsel - Commercial Contracts


We are seeking Lawyers with commercial contracts experience. Our client, based in Somerset, has two Commercial Lawyer posts available where salary is flexible dependent on your experience.

The minimum requirement is to have a degree in law with at least 3 years of experience working as a commercial lawyer. Aerospace or defense sector experience is desirable but we will consider applicants from other sectors.

The Legal department is part of a large commercial organisation specialising in the defence/aerospace sector. Working on major high value long-term projects in the UK and overseas, the company require a commercial lawyer to specialise in commercial contracts, compliance and risk.

Reporting to the Group Head of Legal, you will provide a broad range of legal services to the UK and international businesses. Working alongside or supporting two other experienced lawyers, the role is truly international with enormous scope and challenges.

Main activities will include:

*Advise and work effectively as part of close-knit, multi-disciplinary teams, often multi-national, involved in high value long-term projects in the UK and overseas.
*Ability to work within the following areas:
oSales and supply chain contracts and associated transactions
oAgreements for business with the UK as well as foreign Governments
oEmployment and health and safety matters relating to the UK establishment will also be part of your role.


*PQE working in a Commercial Lawyer capacity
*It is essential that you have experience of complex Contractual drafting and negotiation
*It is desirable but not essential that they come from an Aerospace background
*A strong and effective communicator, with the ability to build effective working relationships.
*Ability and willingness to travel in the UK and overseas.

Job Type : Permanent

Location : UK Wide, Swindon, Bridgwater, Glastonbury, Somerton, Yeovil, Wincanton, Bristol, Cheltenham, Poole, Frome, Bournemouth, Shaftesbury

Salary : 40-70k neg dep on exp

Date Advertised : 07 Feb 2013

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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