Commercial Counsel

Reading Permanent
  • Unique 'in-house' commercial role
  • Established organisation with huge growth potential

About Our Client

Our client is a leading international business with a strong presence across the globe. They employ over 5,000 professionals and are known for their comprehensive services and dedication to delivering outstanding results for their clients.

Job Description

  • Provide legal advice to clients on a wide range of commercial matters.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate complex commercial contracts.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, and industry trends.
  • Draft, review and negotiate commercial agreements and other legal documents tailored to the client's needs.
  • Assist with the resolution of disputes concerning commercial contracts.
  • Support the wider team as required, demonstrating flexibility and teamwork.
  • Liaise with professionals and other operatives in both the client's business and externally.
  • Keeping up to date with all relevant legal, legislative, regulatory and industry developments relevant to the legal specialism, informing and updating the team, and providing proactive updates to facilitate the client's operational activities.

The Successful Applicant

A successful Commercial solicitor should have:

  • A recognised legal qualification and current practicing certificate.
  • Proven experience in a similar role obtained either in-house or via private practice.
  • Excellent knowledge of commercial law and contract drafting.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to build relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • The ability to work well under pressure and manage a varied workload.
  • A commitment to continuous professional development.

What's on Offer

  • A competitive salary, depending on experience.
  • A performance-related bonus scheme.
  • A generous pension contribution.
  • The opportunity to work in a supportive and collaborative team.
  • A commitment to your professional development, with opportunities for further training and career progression.

We encourage all, commercially minded, solicitors, who are keen to take their career to the next level to apply. With our unwavering commitment to excellence, this is an excellent opportunity to join a leading business with progression opportunities available.

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