Review and approve commercial contracts and support the business in negotiating these contracts to a conclusion.
Ensure that the Group undertakes its business in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
Advise the business on commercial, competition, data protection and regulatory issues generally.
Undertake company secretarial duties.
Review documentation of the company's banking arrangements and advise on contracts where appropriate, support and supervise junior members of the legal team.
Supporting the Border Agency Licensee as Key Contact and TUPE / Acquisition support.
Manage external solicitors particularly in connection with M&A transactions
Prepare advice for the board on topical subjects.
2+ years post qualification experience as a solicitor / barrister in England and Wales (or admitted in another relevant jurisdiction)
Develops and maintains strong relationships with relevant leadership teams and their direct reports.
Influence and persuade other managers and staff throughout the business to adopt and comply with legal policies and requirements.
This will require the demonstration of knowledge and experience of the application of legal principles to the commercial environment.
Work closely with the other members of the team, and has the flexibility, planning and organisation to cover and (where necessary) manage elements of each team member's workload.
Capable of handling negotiations and advising company regarding contractual and other requirements and risks
This is a highly exciting opportunity, offers a market rate remuneration package and will involve opportunities for immediate high levels of responsibility, future career growth and development.
This is a full-time permanent position, however part-time or flexible hours will be considered for experienced applicants.