Interim Legal Contracts Specialist - £450 p/d

1st Executive
England, Tyne and Wear
Up to £450 per day
01 Mar 2019
15 Apr 2019
Ricky Kelly
Specialist Area
Contracts Manager
Full Time

Interim Legal Contracts Specialist required to join a leading Aerospace and Defence organisation on an initial 6 month contract at £450 per day. Varied and challenging in-house role for a highly qualified solicitor or barrister in the Aerospace and Defence industry.

Key responsibilities;

  • Providing timely advice to senior management, commercial, project management and procurement teams on a variety of legal topics.
  • Evaluating risks regarding business decisions and operations.
  • Drafting and negotiating high value commercial contracts and advising on flow down of terms to subcontractors.
  • Identifying compliance and governance issues.

This role will be split between 2 areas within Defence & Space giving a lot of variation to the position

You must be able to demonstrate;

  • Post-qualified experience as a solicitor or barrister (English law or dual qualified) with in-depth knowledge of commercial law and commercial contracts
  • Strong understanding of concepts, background, legal and practical constraints to draft Sales and Services documents.
  • Proven counselling experience in a business environment with first class communication skills.
  • Ability to identify legal issues and risks and propose pragmatic solutions that will eliminate or mitigate risks.
  • Experience working with defence contracts would be extremely beneficial
  • Must be SC clearable, must have a UK passport and a willingness to travel throughout the UK.

Rate: £450 per day

Duration: Initial 6 months (likely to be extended)

Location: Multiple options across the UK.

Start: ASAP

If you are interested in this opportunity then please contact me directly on 01483 213 302 or alternatively drop me an email at

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