in House Counsel

  • Location:

    City Of Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Amy Humphreys

  • Contact email:

    Amy.Humphreys@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/552372

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-06-17

  • Start date:

    21/02/2020 09:08:20

In House
Commercial Contacts Solicitor
Manchester
All levels of experience considered

My client, a top tier legal 500 commercial law firm is looking for a Commercial Contacts Solicitor to join their small, in house team, in Manchester. This role is not exclusive to In house Solicitors and will suit solicitors looking to move away from fee earning and take the next step in their career to the rewarding challenges of in house work.

The firm is ideally looking for someone with experience in commercial contacts, litigation (including employment law), data protection and company secretarial work. You will be involved in contract preparation and review across all Business Streams, which includes supporting on RFPs for tenders and future business, contracts for legal services with clients, NDAs and IT, consultants, and corporate services. The ability to work to deadlines and advise on commercial matters is essential, as the successful candidate will be regularly offering advise to partners and board members.

Knowledge of drafting and reviewing various types of contract will be essential for example data security contracts, confidentiality and consultancy agreements, implementation of licensing of analytics and Artificial intelligence projects (legal sector contracts is desired but necessary and may overlap)

Particular areas of experience will be in connection with the provision of all types of professional services, data security, confidentiality agreements, consultancy agreements, and implementation and licensing of analytics and AI projects. This is not an exhaustive list and other areas of expertise on contract drafting and review will be beneficial. The firm would like to see candidates with experience in the types of work described above.

The candidate will be a confident and effective communicator, as advising and communicating with senior individuals will be a major part of the role. Similarly, A methodical and skillful legal mind is a prerequisite.
You should be able to think on your feet and provide solutions to contractual problems and organisational challenges.

If you're a bright, confident commercial contracts solicitor and would like more information on the role and other positions all over the North West contact Amy Humphreys at Search Legal 0161 835 8743.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.