Salary ZAR1000000 - ZAR2000000 per annum
Consultant Megan Korber
Date posted 19 November 2018 2018-11-192019-01-11 legal 3 Lower Road Johannesburg 2193 Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters.co.za https://www.robertwalters.co.za/content/dam/robert-walters/global/images/logos/web-logos/logo.gif
A global professional services firm is looking for a senior commercial Attorney to head up a legal team that provides commercial contract review services to a Quality Risk Management team in London.
As the senior commercial lawyer for the commercial contract delivery center you will lead a legal team that provides comercial contract review services to a Quality Risk Management team in London. You will establish a close working relationship with your London-based stakeholders and will be responsible for achieving agreed service delivery levels, developing the team and continuously improving the center's capabilities. You will provide SME knowledge for the review of third party commercial contracts, act as a review and quality checkpoint and provide training for a team of junior lawyers and paralegals. The delivery center will initially provide services to an internal legal function, however the idea candidate will exhibit a strong entrepreneurial flair and work with the senior management team to grow the center into a world-class legal outsource center capable of delivering legal services to international clients.
- Admitted Attorney
- UK Legal Degree
- Admitted Attorney in the UK with excellent academic credentials
- Minimum of eight years post-qualification experience and strong technical knowledge and experience in commercial contracts
- Team management experience in an in-house legal team at leading institutions/corporates
- Strong commercial/business acumen
- Project management experience and/or operational experience would be beneficial
- Preference will be given to EE/AA candidates.
If you are a UK qualified commercial attorney with at least 8 years post-qualification experience looking to take the next step in your career please apply today!