Commercial Legal Advisor

Recruiter
Lyreco
Location
Oakengates
Salary
£40,000 per annum
Posted
15 Sep 2017
Closes
16 Oct 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Full Time

Role Summary:

An exciting opportunity for a Commercial Legal Advisor has arisen within our Finance team, this role has been created with the principle goal of developing the vision and the legal support within Lyreco UK & Ireland and in conjunction with the Group Legal Department in France. Looking to offer a salary up to £30,000k + corporate benefits package.

You will be working within files of corporate law of the UK & Irish legal entities of Lyreco, and on the drafting and/or reviewing of various contracts, whilst offering support and advice to the operational and functional divisions of Lyreco UK & Ireland and you will locally deploy the processes implemented at group level.

Key responsibilities & accountabilities:

Corporate Law:-

  • Drafting and validation of general assemblies and Board of Director meetings.
  • Collaboration with the Group Legal Department in the creation, centralisation and monitoring of general assemblies and management team meetings.

Contracts:-

  • Participation to the drafting and periodic review of templates of framework agreements, commercial contracts, service agreements and similar.
  • Collaboration in drafting / revision of inter-company contracts.
  • Establish reports on legal activities in Lyreco UK & Ireland
  • Legal advice to various operational and functional divisions
  • Follow-up/Legal focus regarding the organization and areas of activity and participation in training activities
  • Relations with external legal adviser's/solicitor firms

Are you the ideal candidate?

You will:-

  • Have a University degree in Business Law (or equivalent)
  • Of ideally passed your Legal Practice Course and qualified as a Solicitor.
  • Be experienced in the field of commercial law having working within a commercial environment in a similar role
  • Have the ability to work in a multicultural environment
  • Work effectively with excellent organizational skills
  • Be analytical and focused on delivering a high standard
  • Have very good communication and a strong team spirit
  • Assess information and communicates effectively
  • Work autonomously when needed but have a collaborative approach when required