In-House Risk Lawyer

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Law Firms

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    James Brewster

  • Contact email:

    jamesbrewster@taylorroot.com

  • Job ref:

    JBR/1182872_1583931624

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-10

  • Consultant:

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Our international law firm client is looking to recruit an in-house risk lawyer with 1-3 years' PQE to provide valuable and essential support to the firm's risk team and fee earner population.

Primary responsibilities of this rare role will include assisting with drafting and reviewing a wide variety of engagement terms and reviewing outside counsel guidelines and drafting appropriate engagement terms for the firm's non-legal business entities. You will work with the senior contracts lawyer, drafting, reviewing, negotiating and advising on a wide range of engagement terms with clients, including JV arrangements and consortia arrangements with other service professionals. A senior contracts lawyer will be on hand to provide appropriate support and guidance.

The successful candidate will have gained experience in a general commercial or corporate environment, either in-house or private practice. Excellent contract drafting skills are essential and the ability to apply skills to a wide range of commercial contracts for services and equipment, together with a strong appreciation of the key legal issues relevant to the firm's procurement activities.

The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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