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One of the UK's top regional firms.
They are currently looking for a mid to senior level Commercial Lawyer.
The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and supervising the current team, managing existing client relationships, and developing the number and quality of clients serviced from the South Coast office.
The successful candidate will work in conjunction with partners in another of the firm's offices, who are responsible for the Commercial team in the South.
This exciting and challenging role encompasses all aspects of commercial contracts work including
drafting and advising on terms and conditions, agency, distribution, franchising and goods/services supply contacts, leasing and concession arrangements, outsourcing projects, infrastructure projects, public private partnerships, advice on regulated contracts (e.g. in the financial services sector), commercial joint ventures, IT and technology contracts and licenses and eCommerce.
Whilst the successful candidate is not expected to major in all these areas s/he should be able to supervise lawyers in all these areas.
In addition the candidate should have:
experience gained at a major National or London firm;
significant experience of the full range of commercial contracts/projects and related contract law;
direct experience of heavyweight contract negotiations with leading law firms;
experience of assisting on corporate transactions (in relation to commercial elements);
experience of leading and managing teams on exercises ranging from major projects to large scale commercial due diligence.
A client following is not required, although the firm would be interested in discussing any following, given that it may influence the overall package, including the level at which the successful candidate joins.
Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
We aim to respond to all applications within two working days.
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However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.