Commercial Counsel - In House

  • Job Reference: 68477IH
  • Date Posted: 3 December 2018
  • 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


A leading, and growing financial services business seeks to appoint a commercial lawyer c 5 PQE + to join the business division of a subsidiary to work in a stand alone role. The position will be based in Reading and will involve working c1 day per week workig 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 handling the following workload;

Documentation/Non-Contentious Work

Draft, review and negotiate a wide range of commercial contracts including Distribution Agreements, Introducer Agreements, IT Contracts and other Supplier Contracts

Draft and negotiate bespoke documentation where required for new projects and initiatives

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


Assist with management of contentious matters


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


To be considered for this role applicants must be able to demonstrate;

Sound technical and commercial skills with experience in the delivery of sound commercial advice to the business, solid commercial contracts experience and the enthusiasm and drive to work in a well supported stand alone role.

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

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.