Commercial Lawyer

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Banking & Financial Services

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  • Salary:

    £65000 - £75000 per annum + 15% pension, flexible working

  • Contact:

    Vin Murria

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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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 Role

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

The Candidate

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 Opportunity:

 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.