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Paralegal - Commercial

Job Description

Global Legal Advisor/Junior Legal Counsel - Manchester - Hybrid working on offer

Oliver James have partnered with a Global company as they are recruiting a Global Legal Advisor/Legal Counsel to join their busy established Legal team.

The duties of the Global Legal Advisor/ Junior Legal Counsel will be to:

  • Take a lead role in commercial contract negotiation for specific global regions, ensuring smart, quality and efficient closing of contracts.
  • Advising the business on commercial terms, liabilities and risk management in client contracts in different jurisdictions.
  • Play a key role in the development and digitisation of commercial contracts
  • Act as a trusted advisor to the business on other legal issues (such as data protection and contentious matters), taking a proactive approach to support and manage legal risk.
  • Seek opportunities to impact the development of the Legal Team members and share knowledge with the wider business.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Academic degree
  • Strong practical legal experience at a law firm and/or in -house
  • Minimum 2 year experience of leading on commercial contract review, drafting and negotiation processes
  • Excellent analytical and organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Exposure to working on international / multi-jurisdictional legal matters (experience of US legal matters would be beneficial).

My client will look at candidates who are Paralegals and Junior Counsel's who have experience negotiating/ drafting/ amending Commercial Contracts.

Please apply now for immediate consideration.