Role details

In house Commercial Contracts Lawyer - 'Big 4' Accountancy Firm

City of London   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • In house commercial contracts Lawyer
  • 'Big 4' Accountancy Firm

About Our Client

'Big 4' Accountancy firm

Job Description

  • Supporting complex and/or strategically/financially important contract negotiations;
  • Regularly facing off to a number of client legal teams and external lawyers simultaneously.
  • Adopting a solution orientated and risk-based approach, supporting the team in driving this behaviour within the business
  • Regularly monitoring, assessing and highlighting particular risk/legal trends and sharing this knowledge with other members of the team
  • Providing support to the Tax business covering the entire sales cycle from supporting the engagement teams with their initial interactions with clients, to tender & bid response development and finally contract negotiations
  • Assisting with the drafting of guidance notes on a variety of topics.
  • Supporting the Tax Quality and Risk team in its advice to the companies management and practitioners on general legal and risk management issues, based on an understanding and appreciation of the key business risks that need to be managed.

The Successful Applicant

  • Experience of contract management and negotiations
  • Good understanding/experience of company and commercial law and ideally professional services
  • Very strong interpersonal, oral and written communications skills with an ability to work working under pressure in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Be able to be build strong business relationships with people at all levels across the firm
  • Strong analytic and organisational skills with a good ability to prioritise
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work accurately under pressure and meet deadlines
  • The ability to work individually while recognising the importance of being part of a team

What's on Offer

Competitive basic salary + benefits

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