Company Values

Experience
Quality
Innovative

About the company

With a wide range of energy procurement strategies and access to business tariffs from major gas and electricity suppliers our client provides businesses of all sizes with a comprehensive utility management service. Their solutions combine outstanding account management from industry experts to deal with procurement and energy management needs.

As one of the largest energy consultancies in the UK, our client takes the hassle out of businesses utilities with comprehensive utility management services.

Be part of our journey

Along with the great benefits we offer, we help with training, development, and continued support for genuine opportunities for career progression so you can be the best version of yourself!

Our client is always on the lookout for motivated people to join them on their journey.

About the job

Our client is currently looking for two high quality candidates to join an existing team of 4 to support the business on legal and regulatory issues relating to the business as well as providing support on special projects.

Outline and Responsibilities:

To work closely with the Head of Legal on the provision of a broad range of legal advice to a fast-paced business
Handle a case-load of litigation matters
To manage autonomously the provision of timely and high-quality legal advice to a wide internal client base
To work closely with other members of the legal team as well as stakeholders from business divisions as well as senior management
To advise generally on commercial contracts and draft, review and negotiate a variety of matters
To work with internal and external specialist lawyers on specialist areas (e.g. Intellectual Property, Energy/utilities, environmental and health and safety and other regulatory matters)
To assist the Corporate Governance and Compliance functions on ad hoc queries
To supervise junior members of the team and co-operate with wider legal team on regional/global projects
To work on developing new templates and procedures and provide legal training to the organisation
To manage external legal advisors and control external spend
To assist with management of the legal budget
To provide legal support for ad hoc matters including third party claims and litigation
To support achievement of team objectives
Ability to travel for business as required

Qualifications Required:

Formal/Professional Education

A qualified solicitor/barrister/Legal Executive in the UK with 1-4 years’ post qualification experience in a regional, national or international commercial law firm and/or in an in-house legal team (at least some in-house experience is highly preferable)

Experience and qualities:

Dealing with litigation matters, particularly breach of contract matters
The ability to draft and negotiate a range of commercial contracts and the confidence to work autonomously are essential
Excellent analytical, drafting and communication skills
Ability to balance customer expectations and commercial demands against any legal and regulatory risks
Enthusiasm and willingness to continuously learn and improve
Ability to work in an international environment with exposure to diverse backgrounds and cultures
Capacity to manage high workload
Leadership and management skills
Resilience and ability to work under pressure and a fast-paced environment
Flexibility to work in a changing environment
Good project management, conflict management skills
Must be able to prioritise tasks
IT Skills – Standard Microsoft office packages
Language skills welcome – fluency in English (written and spoken) essential.

Benefits include

Quality-driven environment
Annual Christmas and Summer parties
Enhanced maternity & paternity leave
Healthy work-life balance
BUPA health and dental care
Ongoing training and support

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