Commercial 2+

Job Ref: BLJ285170
Sector (PP or In-house): In-house
Practice Area: Commercial
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 18 April 2019
  • London, England, UK & Channel Islands London London GBR W1S 1RX
  • £65,000 - £75,000 per Annum
  • Brian Littleton
  • 0203 096 4549
Chadwick Nott

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Reporting to the General Counsel at this rapidly expanding industrial group, that operates nationwide and has ambitions for a flotation in the medium term. As the 2nd lawyer to join the company, you will undertake a broad ranging commercial role with some corporate work from time to time when acquisitions are being undertaken. This role offers direct exposure to the CEO and offers a self-starter to grow with the company and make a highly visible impact with his/her actions.

Key duties include:

  • Assist the Group General Counsel to grow the in-house team and develop a best-in-class legal service provider to complement the business' growth ambitions.

Principal areas of focus for the role will involve advising in respect of:

  • commercial arrangements relating to various types of supply, purchasing, logistics, rail, marine, materials handling and commercial joint ventures;
  • construction and infrastructure projects; and
  • M&A and general corporate matters.
  • Assist with regulatory matters that may arise involving the Health and Safety Executive, the Environment Agency or the Competition and Markets Authority.
  • The role will require a close working relationship with the various business divisions, which shall enhance an appreciation of the practical operational risks faced and emphasise where value is best provided from a legal perspective.
  • The successful candidate may, to an extent, have sufficient flexibility to develop the role in a manner that benefits both themselves and the business.
  • The role will be based in the Executive Office in Central London, with travel to offices and sites across the UK being work-dependent.
  • Commercial/corporate experience is essential for this role and construction experience would be a plus.

For additional information, please contact Brian Littleton at Chadwick Nott on 0203-096-4549 or at

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Chadwick Nott
18/05/2019 09:36:34
GBP 65000 65000