Birmingham, West Midlands
about 1 year ago
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.