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Client Contracts Lawyer - Glasgow

Commercial Contracts - Private Practice
Ref: 519 Date Posted: Tuesday 28 May 2024

Leading International law firm is looking to hire a Commercial lawyer with circa 2-3 years PQE to join their Client Contracts Team- this role can be based in Glasgow or Birmingham. 

Role Profile:

  • Review a range of client-facing commercial contracts and deliver risk-sensitive advice, proportionate to local regulatory, cultural and practice needs.
  • Work with and co-ordinate other teams within the business to help deliver timely and practical advice to the firm on a range of contractual issues.
  • Supporting with management and co-ordination of client audits.
  • Assist with administering an effective global compliance policy to identify and manage client contract risk.
  • Help co-ordinate periodic audits and training in relation to client terms compliance.
  • Assist with maintaining an accurate and up-to-date client terms portal.
  • Helping to maintain and update the firm’s own standard terms of business and letters of engagement to manage compliance, legal and commercial risks globally.
  • Drafting and maintaining precedents and guidance notes. 
  • Ad hoc projects.
  • Responding to general risk queries from the business.
  • Other responsibilities may be added over time as the role develops and as business needs require.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Qualified Solicitor (2 - 3 years’ PQE). Please note that this PQE range has been provided purely as a guide and we are open to considering applications from candidates who fall outside of this range but can demonstrate valuable commercial contracts and/or risk and compliance experience.
  • Solid commercial contract experience.
  • Experience working within a risk and compliance function would be beneficial but is not essential.

Key skills and abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain a high degree of confidentiality, respect, trust and credibility at all levels.
  • Ability to take responsibility and act autonomously.
  • Ability to plan, organise and prioritise tasks and projects.
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively.
  • Negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Strong team player.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Enthusiastic and proactive.

On Offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package. 
  • Agile working.
  • 25 days' annual leave entitlement and the opportunity to purchase or roll over 5 days.
  • The ability to claim up to 5 days towards parental or caring responsibilities.
  • Contributory pension of up to 5.
  • Private healthcare.

To Apply:

For a confidential discussion about this position or to apply, please contact:

David Thomson- Director

Telephone: +44 (0) 141 244 0260

Email: david@thomsonlrc.com