In House Lawyer - Commercial Contracts

  • Job Reference: BH-36584
  • Date Posted: 18 March 2024
  • Recruiter: Law Staff
  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £70,000
  • Sector: Company commercial
  • Personnel Type: Solicitor

Job Description

Elevate your legal career with a pivotal role at the heart of a prestigious institution. Our client is a leading professional membership organisation. They are seeking a meticulous In-house Lawyer specialising in Commercial Contracts to safeguard its commercial interests and navigate the complexities of legal risk.

The essence of the role is to provide expert legal counsel across a spectrum of contractual matters, ensuring the business strategies are supported by robust legal frameworks.

This includes but not limited too:
  • Drafting
  • Reviewing
  • Advising on software agreements
  • IP matters
  • Supplier terms
  • GDPR
  • Data sharing agreements
  • Standard terms and Agreements

The role demands an individual who can work independently, offering end-to-end contract support to internal stakeholders, while also fostering a collaborative environment.

The ideal candidate must possess a minimum of 3 years post-qualification experience in contract drafting and review, with a deep understanding of commercial contract law, and knowledge of privacy, copyright, and trademark laws. Experience in an in-house or secondment position would be preferred.

Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills are paramount, as is the ability to influence at all levels within the organisation. A pragmatic approach to problem-solving, coupled with the capacity to manage a busy workload and conflicting priorities, is essential.

Our client embraces; values of Initiative, Insight, and Integrity, and contribute to an agile but collaborative working environment with 2 days Office (Milton Keynes) and 3 days Remote. 

This role is not just a job; it's a chance to be part of a community that values transparency and high professional standards, and to make a tangible impact on the business.

To apply for this role, candidates must be a Qualified Solicitor or CiLEX Lawyer and demonstrate the technical competencies required for the position.