Commercial Lawyer
Elevate Services
London, United Kingdom
1d ago

Elevate is recruiting for a Commercial Lawyer with 7-10 year PQE to work full-time for one of our leading e- commerce clients in London to support their team on an interim basis.

The client would like the secondment to start in mid-February 2020 and anticipate it will last around 4 months with the potential to be extended to 6 months.

Key Duties :

The work will be focused on supporting the business in both the UK and EU and will primarily include :

  • Drafting, and negotiating commercial agreements.
  • Providing day-to-day advice regarding commercial and regulatory matters.
  • Working closely with labor and employment internal counsels to support the business teams with misclassification / co-employment issues and queries.
  • Working with regulators and handling pre-litigation legal disputes.
  • Researching activities and legal analysis on specific UK & EU legislation issues.
  • Experience :

  • Prefer commercial contract / regulatory experience in transport and logistics segments and GDPR regulation but will consider more generalist lawyers.
  • General familiarity with gig-economy issues would be useful, but not essential.
  • Skills for Success :

  • Sufficient MS Office skills to create documents, reports and edit presentation materials.
  • Comfortable using a broad range of technology to bring efficiencies to the system.
  • Education :

  • Solicitor qualified to practice in the UK.
  • 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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