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Commercial Lawyer

Elevate is recruiting a Commercial Lawyer with over 4 years relevant experience for a 6-month contract at a leading organisation in London.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting on commercial legal partnerships with customers and suppliers for the Consumer division.

Key duties:

  • Provide legal support and/or advice across Consumer’s partnerships and/or direct/franchise retail channels, including in-life, partnering, strategy and disputes, together with a particularly heavy focus on legal transactional and advisory work to senior members across the Consumer division.
  • Ensure compliance with legislation and regulations: ensuring accompany agreements do not breach relevant legislation.
  • Preparing reports and interacting with management and senior stakeholders to accurately and concisely convey key issues.
  • Provide legal training to the business as required. It is important to keep updated of the current and future best practices.
  • Create and maintain individual relationships with internal Consumer and Corporate Legal teams, Regulatory Affairs, Corporate Affairs and the Group Brand.
  • Collaboration with the rest of the rest of the partnerships legal team and more widely across Consumer and Group Legal.

You might be the right person if you:

  • Have working knowledge and experience of the business objectives of a telecoms company, the processes and systems, and the legal and regulatory framework in which it operates.
  • Have the confidence and ability to influence and deliver strategically important projects.
  • Can use your judgement to challenge stakeholders with regard to the company’s course of action.
  • Can deal with high volumes of work maintaining speed and accuracy under pressure from pre-determined deadlines
  • Can work effectively both autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Are effective and persuasive in both written and verbal communication.

Essential experience and skills for success:

  • Experienced, first class technical lawyer with particular expertise in commercial law, knowledge of technology, the telecoms industry and convergence.
  • Excellent drafting, communication, stakeholder management, organisation, influencing and persuading skills.

Qualifications:

  • Qualified Lawyer in England & Wales.

Elevate is the law company. We provide consulting, technology and services to law departments and law firms. Our global team of lawyers, engineers, consultants and business experts improve efficiency, quality and outcomes for customers worldwide. Elevate’s achievements and distinctions include:

  • Ranked on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest-Growing Private Companies two years in a row.
  • Ranked as a top Global Services Provider by Chambers & Partners three years in a row.
  • Lead Partner of the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards.
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