In-House Legal Officer

Posted 27 Apr 2020

15ten15

Leeds (Legal)


Job Type:permanentDuration:
Category:LegalRecruiter Reference:vrs/TP/2558/391
URL for Applications:Salary:30000 - 38000

15ten15 are currently recruiting on behalf of a Global Distribution Business for an In-House Legal Officer based in Leeds. 

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

This role will involve proactively supporting the business on a broad range of contract and commercial matters.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Providing general legal and compliance advice across the Company
  • Maintaining a Contracts database and general Contract housekeeping (ensuring all contracts are dated, signed and documented)
  • Provision of in-house legal advice colleagues on wider legal issues in particular for UK-based business covering operations, claims, property and commercial matters 
  • Comment and make suggestions where required and ensure commercial support
  • Drafting and editing
  • Solution orientated – both legal and commercial in order to negotiate contract and bring to conclusion with signature
  • Liaison with insurance company when required
  • Claim negotiations when required
  • Continuously monitor compliance with statutory obligations
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

Skills Required:

  • PQE 1* Years or more providing accurate and effective legal counsel
  • Minimum of law degree level education
  • LPC Required
  • Companies Act and Competition law knowledge
  • Strong experience in contract review, drafting and negotiation as well as a strong grasp of general commercial matters
  • A commercial background desirable
  • In-house experience highly desirable
  • Practical experience in claim negotiation and settlement
  • A self-starter, able to work independently  and manage complex issues in a fast paced commercial environment
  • Ability to works  under pressure and to deadlines and to prioritise and multi-task

How to Apply

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