In House Commercial Solicitor

JDI Legal have over 18 years dedicated to the North East legal profession and are currently instructed on an exclusive basis for a brand new expansionary in house commercial solicitor vacancy. This role is working within a 3 strong team within the energy sector and on Tyneside. 

If you are a 1-5PQE Commercial Lawyer currently and wanting to make the move in house  please do get in touch.

This is an excellent role in a progressive and supportive team for a dedicated Commercial Solicitor. In this role you will be responsible for supporting the business in respect of commercial legal matters.

The principal accountabilities will involve:

Negotiating and drafting contracts.

Advising on the contractual position in respect of contracts that have been entered into.·        

Advising on ad hoc contractual disputes

Advising on procurement law issues.

Representing the company in any forums where commercial legal issues are discussed.


Key Competencies

Demonstrates strong commercial acumen.

Excellent communicator.

Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail.

Ability to understand and interpret complex information.

High degree of organisation and planning.

Applications are encouraged from solicitors with around 1-5PQE who possess a high academic record and currently working in commercial in a reputable law firm or a similar in house role. 

Excellent working conditions and in centrally placed offices which are easy to get to via public transport or driving. 

Competitive salary and generous benefits scheme and bonus.

Should you wish to discuss this role please do get in touch with our Jillian McKenzie for a confidential discussion

Expires On : Jan 12, 2019
Reference : jm.0908vc
Contract Type : Permanent
Salary : £40,000 to £48,000
Location : Newcastle upon Tyne
Position : Solicitors/Lawyer
Sector : In house
Experience : 1 PQE
Point of contact : Jillian McKenzie
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