We are working with an international financial services firm who are looking to appoint a Commercial Lawyer that is 4+ PQE to join their legal team in Manchester.
This is a fantastic opportunity for either some in-house or private practice, looking to join a small but well formed team undertaking a wide range of commercial matters. This role will offer excellent work/life balance.
The opportunity will have you:
negotiating and drafting terms of agreement with suppliers and service providers
ensuring that contractual and commercial risk is within firm's risk appetite
working with Procurement and relevant UK department in assessing business requirements and commercial and legal risk
advising UK departments and (where appropriate) branches on contractual and commercial issues
in conjunction with the Senior Legal Counsel, maintaining process for reporting and managing pipeline work
drafting contract summaries for principal contracts
keeping up to date with relevant changes in law
You will be:
qualified solicitor/legal executive/other relevant legal experience - 4+ PQE
good commercial contract drafting and negotiating skills
experience of negotiating the terms of supply and service provider agreements
ability to make sound legal and commercial decisions
The successful candidate will be afforded an excellent opportunity to learn matters relating to a financial services organisation
The role offers excellent work/life balance where the team are not often expected to be working beyond the typical 9-5 contracted hours
You will have access to a 15% non-contributory pension scheme.
The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.