Commercial Legal Counsel (In-House, Temporary, 6 Months)

Accutrainee has a great opportunity for a Commercial Legal Counsel to work for one of our clients on a temporary 6-month assignment in Leatherhead, Surrey.
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Legal Counsel

Accutrainee has a great opportunity for a Commercial Legal Counsel to work for one of our clients on a temporary 6 month assignment in Surrey.

The role involves managing procurement, commercial contracts, dispute resolution and risk matters.

Responsibilities

  • Bespoke Contract Drafting. Develop and draft bespoke commercial and partner contracts to reflect the needs of the Commercial team.
  • Manage disputes process. Implement and operate a robust process for handling contractual and legal disputes with external parties.
  • Legal and contractual risk management. Identify, control and report on all material legal and commercial risks.
  • Manage external legal partners. Manage the interface with external legal partners, including the drafting and/or supporting the drafting of legal briefs, as required.

Other

  • Development of regulation. Working with the Regulation Team, support the development of regulatory change at an industry level, where legal expertise is required.
  • Drafting review. Review of legal and contractual drafting, as required by industry standards.
  • Advice and support. Provide advice and support to colleagues relating to commercial and legal matters, as required.
  • Project work. Lead and support both internal and industry projects, providing legal guidance, supporting the achievement of each project’s objectives.
  • Policies and guidance materials. Produce and maintain policies, procedures, guidance documents and training materials relating to legal affairs. 
  • People. You will be responsible for a small team of legal administrators.

Experience

The ideal candidate will have experience in:

  • Contract law and procurement regulations.
  • Identifying and managing contractual and legal risks.
  • Commercial contract management.
  • Contract law and regulatory matters.

Skills

You will need to demonstrate:

  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills with the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with colleagues and external parties. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  •  well-developed problem solving skills and proficient with MS Office.
  • A good organiser with a natural ability to plan and organise to achieve objectives and targets.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Some of your colleagues

Bluebird House
KT22 7BA Leatherhead Directions kevin.oshea@accutrainee.com 07957480675

London

200 Aldersgate St
EC1A London Directions info@accutrainee.com +44 (0)20 7040 0973 View page

Workplace & Culture

We pride ourselves on our collaborative culture, which prioritises training and  support and encourages networking. 

Accutrainee is founded on the principles on innovation, our goal is to revolutionise the traditional Training Contract model through flexibility, quality and our market experience. We place a great amount of importance on the quality of training and development our trainees receive throughout their training contract.

Our ultimate aim is to be recognised as the training establishment of choice & for producing the best quality trainees in the legal profession.

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