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Job Introduction

We have an urgent requirement for a Contract Lawyer with specialist knowledge in Commercial Contracts law to support one of our large banking clients. It will afford the opportunity to the successful candidate to further enhance their expertise in a broad range of commercial work.

This role will be on a initial 6 month contract but is likely to extend. Hybrid role that would potentially include some attendance in Central London.

We'd like you to have technical knowledge and experience in asset finance, drafting and negotiating commercial contracts and advising and documenting data protection matters / issues. We’d like you to use your technical expertise to provide specialised training or mentoring to others. We'll be looking for you to focus on growing your own capabilities and investing in personal development by identifying and using the many opportunities within the team.

Main Duties:

As a Contract Lawyer in the team you’ll be encouraged to provide advice on: the drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts including: outsourcing agreements, supplier agreements, customer terms and conditions, bespoke customer contracts, manufacturer contracts, novations and standard form templates;

  • reviewing and advising on data flows, data protection, data sharing agreements and cyber incidents;
  • digital journeys and customer journeys;
  • customer communications;
  • product offerings and proof of concepts;
  • tenders, requests for information and proposals;
  • customer issues, queries, contracts and disputes;
  • legal developments (statutory or otherwise);
  • ensuring risks are addressed and appropriately raised, reported and shared; and training needs of the businesses we support.
  • Any knowledge or experience advising on regulated consumer hire and related regulatory requirements would be beneficial, but not crucial.

About You:

  • At least, a qualified solicitor with a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience (or have equivalent legal qualification or experience).
  • Responsibility for the provision of high quality legal and commercial advice and support to relevant partners on a wide range of their needs.
  • Sound legal, commercial and risk judgement and understand and build an effective Legal risk management framework.
  • Build effective working partnerships and consensus, applying positive relationship management and interpersonal skills.
  • Required to work effectively with senior management and executives across a variety of functions, not only to ensure compliance with legal requirements but also to proactively challenge, advise and influence senior management on legal issues.
  • Thrive on challenge and be able to balance multiple competing demands through uncertainty or ambiguity.

About TLT

Fast paced, fast growing and forward thinking, TLT is the law firm that helps clients stay one step ahead, and we do the same for our people.

We work with high profile clients in innovative sectors. With local, national and international reach, we have over 1,200 people in offices across the UK and a network of partner firms across Europe, India and the US. In 2021 we were named The Lawyer’s Law Firm of the Year, recognising our incredible success story.

Flexible resource
Flexible resource
Closing Date
Friday 30 June 2023
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