Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
I am looking for a Legal Manager for a 12 month contract to join my client in a busy team in Sheffield City Centre office, this role would be ideal for an early-to-mid career commercial / IT solicitor or a paralegal / legal executive with equivalent experience (whether in house or in private practice) and a good class of law degree.
Assisting in the provision of legal, commercial and contractual support to the companies within the Group.
Drafting and negotiation of partnership agreements, licence distribution agreements, contract variations, licensing agreements and confidentiality agreements and providing advice to the relevant Project and Sales Managers on the application of terms and conditions of those contracts
Assisting Directors and Managers in risk assessment.
What will help you succeed in this role?
Excellent knowledge of key contract law principles.
Proven experience of reviewing, negotiating and drafting a wide variety contractual terms is absolutely essential
Experience of IPR and software licensing would be preferable
Ability to get a quick and early grasp of the various operational and commercial risks faced by the various business across the Group and then manage these risks in the context of their respective commercial contracts
Strong negotiation skills
Ability to adapt and use his/her initiative within a group of companies that is growing significantly year-on-year
Excellent literacy skills (including computer literacy on Word, Excel and Outlook) and good attention to detail
Strong law degree or equivalent.
Qualified solicitor status is preferable but candidates with equivalent experience will be considered.
If you are interested in finding out more about this role please do contact Rob Angrave at CRA consultants on 0114 241 8030 or send your CV to Rob.firstname.lastname@example.org