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Commercial Lawyer


Posted on Sep 24, 2021 by CV-Library

Warwick, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
About the role:

We have a really exciting opportunity for a newly qualified, 1 year PQE + Lawyer to join our in house team here at Wolseley. We are looking for an ambitious Solicitor who may be looking to take their first steps in a business, to broaden their experience within a respected, forward thinking, and driven legal team.

You will be partnering and supporting the business at all levels to achieve business objectives whilst managing legal risk and become a trusted advisor to the business.

You will be responsible for:

* Supporting and collaborating with range of colleagues to meet a host of legal needs and to support business goals, providing commercial and pragmatic solutions at pace

* Drafting, reviewing, negotiating and reporting on a wide range of commercial contracts (eg customer and supplier framework agreements, IT, indirect procurement)

* Supporting on corporate projects, material disputes, and/or compliance issues

* Developing subject matter expertise in a core legal compliance area, e.g. GDPR, antitrust, AML, ABC

* Working in collaboration with other members of the Legal team, to continuously improve the Legal Operating Model and the way legal services are delivered to colleagues

* Provide training relating to legal matters for colleagues

What we are looking for:

* A commercially minded lawyer, qualified in England & Wales, with 1+ year’s PQE.

* Track record in providing practical legal advice in relation to commercial contracts, disputes and associated general regulatory and compliance work, to colleagues at various levels

* Excellent drafting, communicating and influencing skills

* Strong analytical skills, able to quickly identify and present key issues concisely

* Experience working in-house with major corporate preferable, ideally in B2B service environment such as building/construction/distribution would be highly advantageous

About your development and benefits

We aim to unlock your potential and equip you with all the skills required to move to the next stage in your career with us, whilst earning a full salary. This all starts with your induction where you get to know us and our business and continues with relevant training and development.

Our people get benefits including:

* Bonus

* Pension plan

* Life Assurance

* Holiday - 23 days rising to 25 days after 2 years’ service + Bank Holidays

* Staff discounts on hundreds of retailers

* Salary sacrifice car scheme

* Employee wellbeing programmes

About us

Wolseley UK is the country’s largest plumbing, heating and cooling trade specialist merchant and we aim to be the first choice specialist merchant for trade customers.

We supply 180,000 different products to over 100,000 customers every year. Join us and you’ll be part of a team that gets the right products to customers at the right price, in the right place, and at the right time. You’ll also enjoy extensive training and an award-winning pension and great rewards package. And, as part of the world’s largest specialist distributer of plumbing and heating products, you’ll have access to a wide variety of career opportunities

Reference: 214738933

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