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In-House Lawyer

In House Lawyer
Based in Basildon
Paying up to £60k

Legal Manager for UK, Ireland and North Europe

My client produces and sells various trucks, commercial vehicles, buses, special vehicles, agricultural and construction equipment, in addition to engines and transmissions for those vehicles and engines for marine applications.

Basic Function and Key Responsibilities:

We are looking for a lawyer to be based at the head office of my clients Commercial Operations

Reporting to the Legal Manager for UK, Ireland, Benelux and Scandinavia the ideal candidate must be able to advise in a wide range of areas, including:

, Commercial contracts in particular advising, drafting and negotiating supply agreements, large tenders and public tenders
, Distribution contracts, ideally with a working knowledge of competition law
, Commercial litigation and product liability - ability to determine strategy and provide clear instructions and manage external lawyers effectively
, Corporate law and company secretarial
, Compliance in areas such as consumer credit, data protection, corruption and money laundering
, employment law and health and safety
, real estate law
, financial services

Job Requirements & Qualifications

Ideally candidates will have 5 years PQE, with previous experience working as part of an in house team.

Candidates who do not have the above will be considered provided they can demonstrate ability and commitment to learn.

The individual must be able to provide practical advice, often to tight timeframes and have sufficient gravitas to be relied upon by senior managers from whom they will receive instructions on a regular basis.

The role will be based Basildon but occasional travel within the UK and to the Republic of Ireland and Nordic countries will be required.

A Competitive package will be provided for the right candidate

Please send your CV to:

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