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Legal Counsel

Central London

£50,000 - 60,000

Permanent

Full Time

Background

Job Purpose An opportunity has arisen for a commercial contracts lawyer to join the Commercial and Legal Department as a Legal Counsel. The successful candidate will provide highly professional legal support to the business and assist in the continued development of the service. Main duties and responsibilities: This is an interesting and varied role, the successful candidate will draft, develop, amend and negotiate a wide range of commercial contracts including:

  • Sales contracts
  • Purchase contracts (OJEU experience/awareness would be useful but not essential)
  • NDA’s
  • DPA’s
  • Collaboration Agreements
  • Provide support to, and partner with, business leads to resolve legal /contractual queries as required
  • Support the Company Secretarial function including drafting board papers, arranging and attending meetings, etc.
  • Assist in compliance audits and the implementation of any necessary improvements. This may include: Drafting and amending policies and/ or processes
  • Training employees on compliance obligations.
Required Principal Skills & Experience:
  • A Qualified Enlgnand & Wales Solicitor (ideally 1 to 3 years PQE)
  • Previous experience working in-house in a commercial contracts role
  • Strong organisational skills, familiar with electronic document management and filing systems
  • Comfortable prioritising and delivering large workloads to time constraints
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills adaptable to different personalities
  • Natural team player with exceptional attention to detail
  • Competent in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook etc.
About Electralink    ElectraLink is at the heart of the energy industry providing communication, governance and data services to underpin the transformation of the energy industry. We are committed to supporting competition and delivering the right solutions for our customers. This means that we are looking for forward thinking individuals who can identify and solve problems that they will be responsible for presenting to the energy industry and delivering. If you are looking for your next challenge, have a history of delivering change and are excited about using our unique access to industry data to solve problems them we have a role for you. We offer a competitive salary and bonus arrangements, combined with flexible working so that you can work at the location and when suits you. We are results focused, not clock watchers. We also offer access to company benefits including EAP, subsidised gym membership, Cycle to work, fully funded private healthcare, auto-enrolled Pension scheme along with the normal benefits. https://www.electralink.co.uk/privacy-policy/

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