Legal Counsel - Commercial Contracts

County Durham
£45000 - £70000 per annum + Depending on experience
14 Oct 2016
13 Nov 2016
Simon Campbell
Experience / PQE
PQE 1 - 3 years, PQE 3 - 6 years
Contract Type

Our rapidly expanding client is looking to add another In-House solicitor to their Commercial team based in County Durham. This is an excellent opportunity to play a key role in a growing business at an exciting time in its development and will give you great variety and responsibility at an early stage of your career.

Reporting directly into the General counsel the main remit will involve reviewing, drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial agreements, commercial property, construction, energy and litigation proceedings on an international scale. Time and people management skills will need to be second to none as you work amongst your colleagues and strict deadlines.

A strong business acumen is essential for this position, with previous construction and energy experiece being beneficial. You will also need an impeccable attention to detail.

Our client envisages that candidates with 2-5 years PQE will have the relevant skills/knowledge for this position, however this has been given as an approximate guide for applicants and our client is happy to consider the applications of candidates who fall outside of this PQE range but who have the relevant experience.

For more information on this great in-house opportunity please contact Simon Campbell at Newton Shaw. If this position isn't for you but you know someone who could be suitable then please let us know. We offer a reward fee of £250 for any successful referrals. For full details please see our website.