Junior Legal counsel

Location
Northampton
Salary
£0.00 per annum
Posted
01 Oct 2016
Closes
31 Oct 2016
Ref
SAS49896b
Contact
Steve Shakespeare
Practice Area
Company/Commercial
Experience / PQE
Newly Qualified, PQE 1 - 3 years
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

Fantastic opportunity for a junior commercial lawyer looking for a move in house with a well known business.

My client has c30,000 strong team, with over 2,000 locations and 21 market leading businesses. The In-house legal department, currently shortlisted in The Law Society Excellence Awards for the 2016 In-house category, is integral to the business. They are looking to appoint a commercially minded solicitor to compliment the established and well regarded team.

Reporting into the Head of Commercial Legal Services, the position would suit a newly or recently qualified Solicitor with some non-contentious commercial experience and critically, a clear commitment to working In-house. The team is sizable and the work diverse, so you'll need to be a pragmatic lawyer who is enthusiastic towards hugely varied caseload, embracing the opportunity to develop across a range of legal and commercial issues. With your hard work and our guidance and commitment to developing our people, your legal career will go from strength to strength.

You'll need to have a demonstrable desire to work In-house and a genuine commitment to be the very best you can. You'll thrive with the visibility and exposure to the business you'll receive and relish your ability to advise and influence senior stakeholders being pragmatic, commercial and creative whilst resolving complex contract negotiations.