Role details

Legal Manager - Commercial Lawyer

Surrey   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Commercial Lawyer
  • An international automotive manufacturer

About Our Client

My client is the national sales and marketing arm of a leading car business

Job Description

The role:

  • Providing effective and commercially focused legal advice to all commercial functions, directors and other senior managers, seeking external advice where necessary. Areas include consumer law, consumer contracts, competition advice, property and marketing and advertising.
  • Drafting, negotiating and advising on legal documentation generated by ongoing commercial activities. This includes ensuring that legal contracts and new supplier discussions are legally sound
  • Analysing the development and implementation of all new laws and regulations as well as maintaining an effective working knowledge of all relevant areas of law and working with the team to take appropriate action
  • Act as the main point of contact to Trading Standards and work with any legal issues that arise in relation to counterfeits
  • Work with Credit Control to support debt collection, including statutory demands, winding up and court proceedings
  • Establishing, maintaining and managing relationships with key external stakeholders including external audit and legal service providers, regulators, trade bodies and other companies identified for benchmarking opportunities.
  • Representing company views at external legal meetings and utilising trade and regulatory bodies for views in relation to key legal or regulatory issues.
  • Supporting the development and delivery of legal training programs for staff.

The Successful Applicant

Applicants should be:

  • A qualified solicitor
  • A graduate who has achieved a 2:1 or above in an undergraduate degree

Applicants should have the following skills:

  • Experience of working within a Corporate/Commercial Legal Department
  • Experience of managing a diverse set of legal tasks and workload
  • Proven track record in a highly regulated industry
  • Exposure to standard legal business functions such as contracts, litigation and debt collection
  • Experience of managing a direct subordinate is desirable

What's on Offer


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