As a Solicitor within HES, your primary responsibility will be providing legal advice to our organisation on a broad range of legal issues.
If you are someone who is; a qualified solicitor and member of the Law Society of Scotland with a current practising certificate, with experience of drafting and negotiating commercial contracts with a focus on IP issues, then this could be a fantastic opportunity for you.
About the role
HES is a unique organisation with a broad range of functions. We are a ‘Non-department Public Body’ (NDPB) with charitable status, as well as operating as a national commercial business within the tourism sector. As a Solicitor within HES your role will involve assisting our Head of Legal in providing advice to the organisation on a wide range of matters, enabling us to manage our legal risks, with a particular focus on commercial contracts and IP issues. You will also be involved in implementing processes, controls and business improvements to embed a positive culture of legal risk management.
To be successful, as a qualified solicitor with a minimum of approximately 2 years’ PQE, you will have experience in commercial contract drafting, advising on intellectual property law, particularly copyright and trade marks and a willingness to advise our organisation on a wide-ranging, unusual and interesting range of matters.
You will be able to provide evidence of your strong planning, organising, communication, facilitation, negotiation and analytical skills, as well as your ability to produce innovative solutions to business challenges. Full details about the person we are looking for can be found in the job description for this role.
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