Location
Warrington
Business Area
Sunbelt Rentals
Advertising Salary
Competitive Salary
Hours Per Week
37.5
Vacancy Type
Fixed Term
Careers Site Advertising End Date
29 Oct 2021

About The Role

In this new role of Commercial Legal Counsel (fixed term contract up to 12 months) you will advise on all aspects of contracts and procurement across Sunbelt Rentals UK. 

Reporting to Senior Legal Counsel, this is a busy and diverse role and provides an excellent opportunity to apply your expert legal knowledge and skills to a variety of contracts in the following areas: general commercial customer contracts, procurement of goods and services, IT and technology contracts and public procurement.
 
You will also on occasion assist with dispute resolution, intellectual property, asset protection and a range of commercial legal queries.
 
You will have excellent collaboration skills as you will work across the organisation with a variety of stakeholders. Experience of construction contracts would be an advantage but is not required as training can be given.
 
The role is advertised due to growth. Initially the role is offered on a Fixed Term Contract basis, with a start date as soon as possible. The candidate will be based from home but some travel to the office or on site may be required. Part-time hours would be considered. 
 
Your Key Responsibilities:
  • Providing advice to the business on all aspects of commercial/contracts law
  • Legal advice on all aspects of the procurement cycle, including procurement documents, stakeholder engagement, supplier selection, evaluation, negotiation, contract award and execution
  • Drafting documents and advising in relation to services contracts, intellectual property, IT and technology issues
  • Advising on the resolution of contractual claims and disputes
  • Assisting with general and varied queries affecting the business
  • Building collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

About You

The successful candidate will bring the following experience and skill-set:
  • A Qualified Solicitor or Barrister with a specialism in commercial law
  • A strong knowledge of commercial contracts would be desirable but not essential
  • Experience of one or more of the following specialisms: contract drafting, public procurement law, construction, engineering or infrastructure projects
  • The ability to deal with complex and high-profile issues and projects
  • Strong legal and strategic analysis and judgment
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to communicate clear advice in an enthusiastic way to build trust, and explain complex issues in a way that is easy to understand.
  • Ability to proactively manage legal and commercial risks and identify solutions
  • The ability to work quickly across multiple projects/initiatives simultaneously and autonomously.

About Us

As part of FTSE 100 Ashtead Group plc, Sunbelt Rentals is the leader in equipment rentals in the UK, US and Canada - as well as specialist operations in Europe. Together, our teams of experts provide rental equipment and managed solutions into every market and sector, including construction, industrial, energy, infrastructure, government and events.

Our people are at the very heart of our values and they’re our greatest asset. Join us and we’ll give you everything you need to succeed - award winning training, professional development and support and opportunities to progress your Sunbelt Rentals career.

The package includes a competitive salary, bonus and flexible rewards package including generous holiday allowance (with the opportunity to buy and sell annual leave), life assurance and a great Company pension scheme.

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