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Commercial Lawyer - Corporate

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Project/Programme Delivery

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Amy Harris

  • Contact email:

    amyh@montash.com

  • Salary high:

    1000

  • Salary low:

    500

  • Job ref:

    clc41219_1575449220

  • Published:

    3 days ago

  • Duration:

    4 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-11

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Montash have been engaged by a leading Retail client based in Leeds to source a Commercial Lawyer with significant corporate experience.

This is an intitial 4 month contract to cover the current incumbent's sabattical. This is a standalone role with remit across all the corporate space.

Duties/Typical Day:

  • Handle business transactions
  • Oversee negotiations
  • Drafting and review of contracts and agreements ie mergers, acquisitions etc
  • Contractual disputes - manage and coordinate satisfactory outcomes
  • Working within data protection, IP, corporate governance, GDPR standards and regulations
  • Building relationships with key Stakeholders internal and external

Essential Skills:
* Qualified lawyer with 4 years PQE
* Excellent interpersonal skills, influencer
* Excellent contract drafting capabilities
* Proficient IT skills - Ms Office
* Able to drive effective resolutions
* Pragmatic and proactive approach to problem solving