Senior Contracts Solicitor, unique and newly created role, Glasgow or Edinburgh

Organisation
Frasia Wright Associates
Reference
FW5280
Contract Type
Full-Time
Practice Area
Commercial Contract, IT / IP
Location
Glasgow or Edinburgh
Salary
Competitive
PQE
5+ yrs
Expiry Date
04/10/2017
This International Law Firm are currently recruiting a Senior Contracts Solicitor to join a high-profile team in either Glasgow or Edinburgh.

Job Description

This International Law Firm are currently recruiting a Senior Contracts Solicitor to join a high-profile team in either Glasgow or Edinburgh.  The successful candidate will have at least 7 years’ pqe in a general commercial or IT role, and will take a leading role in drafting, reviewing, negotiating and advising on a wide range of commercial contracts issues.  The work will involve both contracts and procurement and your responsibilities will include;

  • Supporting sourcing activities and projects undertaken by the team and/or the buying community in relation to contract work.
  • Working as a member of project teams established for larger sourcing projects to lead contract support and advice.
  • From time to time, assisting with reports required from the team.
  • Applying a pragmatic, commercial and, in some cases, risk management approach to all contract work, often against tight deadlines.
  • Working with members of the team and the buying community to understand and reflect business and commercial requirements into contracts and recognise key issues and priorities.
  • Supervising junior members of staff on matters.

Our client will consider candidates with less experience than the required if they are otherwise suited to the role.  If this opportunity interests you please do not hesitate to contact Frasia or Cameron on 01294 850501 for an initial and confidential discussion.  (Assignment 9306)

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