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Legal Counsel - Commercial/Insurance

Job description


Legal Counsel (Commercial) - Maternity Contract
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 coupled with an excellent benefits package
Location: Work From Home Or Sevenoaks, Kent

About Our Client
My client is a leading and expanding motor insurance group renowned for their staff reward and recognition and ranked highly in The Times Top 30 Big Companies to work for.
Overview
To assist the Deputy Head of Legal to provide advice and assistance to the Markerstudy Group of Companies.

Responsibilities

  • Reviewing, updating, drafting and advising on general commercial and other contracts for the supply and/or sale of goods or services agreements
  • Review, update and improve procedures to ensure compliance with regulations.
  • Advising on general commercial matters and agreements
  • Conducting legal research as required
  • Keeping up to date with changes in legislation that may impact the Group
  • Assisting with and advise on all other legal matters relating Group companies
  • Providing support on projects and legal issues as and when required
  • Providing general assistance to Group General Counsel
  • Providing general assistance to internal business clients with legal related queries
  • Liaising with internal clients in a timely, professional and courteous manner
  • Dealing with contentious matters as and when required, including but not limited to drafting letters before action, settlement agreements, attending court or tribunal hearings
  • Providing other general assistance as required
  • Undertaking other reasonable responsibilities and projects as instructed by their line manager


Qualifications

  • Solicitor / Barrister with at least 3-6+ years post qualification experience


Key Skills and Knowledge:

  • Good IT skills; thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet Explorer and Outlook
  • Good team-working skills


Essential Skills

  • Excellent legal research skills - familiar with using legal resources
  • Dynamic and driven individual with initiative and a 'can-do' attitude
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and with time constraints
  • Ability to draft a diverse range of commercial agreements and documents in order to support the wide variety of businesses within the Group
  • Ability to draft agreements from scratch without heavy reliance on precedents
  • Participate in meetings and negotiations in the course of which contracts and agreements are developed with customers/suppliers.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines but at same time keeping work and advice to a high standard
  • Ability to deliver legal advice to non-lawyers in a common-sense manner
  • Ability to work comfortably autonomously and as part of a team
  • Proactive and capable of working unsupervised
  • You will have the ability to advise, engage and negotiate with all levels of the business and be capable of undertaking a wide and very varied caseload, balancing priorities accordingly.


Desirable Skills

  • In-house experience
  • Experience negotiating IT contracts
  • Experience negotiating general insurance contracts



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