Junior Contracts Solicitor, Glasgow

Organisation
Frasia Wright Associates
Reference
FW6273
Contract Type
Full-Time
Practice Area
Commercial Contract, Corporate, Risk
Location
Glasgow
Salary
Competitive
PQE
0-2 yrs, 3 -4 yrs
This firm is currently recruiting a Solicitor to join its risk and compliance team based in Glasgow.

Job Description

This firm is currently recruiting a Solicitor to join its risk and compliance team based in Glasgow.  The ideal candidate will have between 1 – 2 years’ pqe and have general commercial contracts or corporate experience.  The team are responsible for ensuring compliance with the firm's professional and regulatory obligations, managing the firm's risk, claims and complaints and ensuring appropriate levels of PI cover.  Your duties will include:

  • Drafting precedent letters of engagement and standard terms of business and keep them up to date to reflect current practice and minimise risk;
  • Reviewing, drafting, amending and negotiating client engagement terms (proposed by the firm) and outside counsel guidelines (proposed by clients), handling the legal and risk aspects in an autonomous fashion; seeking input from the senior risk lawyer and other members of the Team where required;
  • Applying a pragmatic, commercial approach to client engagement terms often against tight deadlines;
  • Providing ad hoc legal advice to lawyers and Business Operations Teams on risk issues that arise; and
  • Assisting in drafting risk policies, procedures and guidance, working with the Head of Quality & Assurance.

If this position interests you, please get in touch with Teddie or Frasia for an initial and confidential discussion on 01294 850501.  (Assignment 10726)

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