Interim Legal Contracts Specialist - £450 p/d

Recruiter
1st Executive
Location
England, Tyne and Wear
Salary
Up to £450 per day
Posted
01 Mar 2019
Closes
15 Apr 2019
Ref
J12539
Contact
Ricky Kelly
Specialist Area
Contracts Manager
Sector
Defence
Function
Specialist
Hours
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 ricky.kelly@1st-executive.com