Commercial Counsel - In House

  • Job Reference: 68477IHLI
  • Date Posted: 2 January 2019
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: bens
  • Sector: Commercial Contracts, Insurance, In House
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


We have been instructed by a high profile name in the financial services business to recruit a commercial lawyer c 5 PQE + to join a newly created division of a subsidiary business. The position will be based in Reading and will involve working c 1 day per week in the home counties office where the group legal team is based.


The successful candidate will be expected to manage a varied business facing role with support from an established in house legal function - handling the following workload;

Documentation/Non-Contentious Work

Advising on and drafting a wide range of standard and bespoke commercial agreements including Distribution Agreements, Introducer Agreements, IT Contracts and other Supplier Contracts

Provide legal advice in an insurance context on specific and strategic projects


Management of contentious matters


Provide legal support in relation to financial services regulation/legislative developments


To be considered for this exceptional opportunity offering a diverse and high profile role as key member of a successful and expanding organisation applicants must be able to demonstrate excellent commercial skills and a genuine desire to forge a career as an in house lawyer.

In return, a competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate.

To hear more about this exciting role please contact us

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.