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  • Job reference: RMS0166116

Legal Counsel

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Staines
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/03/2016
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (08/04/16)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
This is a broad based commercial legal counsel role for a candidate who wishes to enjoy a high level of stakeholder engagement and responsibility in a face paced environment. The role presents an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated and confident person who wishes to solve problems, drive change and make a difference.

The Role:
The candidate is required to have a strong grounding in Commercial Law (procurement of goods and services) with a recognised city or regional firm.

We particularly value experience working within a busy in-house legal team.

The successful candidate should also have a good working knowledge of at least two of the following disciplines:
• Outsourcing
• IT contracting
• Logistics Agreements
• Data Protection and Security
• General Commercial Law including Agreements for the procurement of Goods or Services

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The successful candidate will be required to perform a broad commercial role developing and utilising effective commercial relationships with Business colleagues to support and grow our Business.

In addition to the ability to develop and maintain strong links with the Business, this role will require:
• Creativity, flexibility and the ability to determine, manage and mitigate key risks in a fast-moving working environment;
• Experience of advising on transactions and projects;
• Provision of legal advice to Business stakeholders on a wide variety of topics;
• Provision of proactive advice to help the Business develop business strategies;
• Effective stakeholder management;
• Drafting, review and negotiation of contracts and contract interpretation;

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