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Advertiser: CBSbutler Ltd

Job Title: Legal Counsel- General Procurement
Rate:£300 Per Day
Description: Legal Counsel

6 Month Contract


300 per day

A new exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified solicitor preferably in English Law to join a well-established company based in Bristol. This is for a 6 Month contract and will also involve an element of travel within Europe. The Main duties are as follows:

Main Duties

* Provide a day-to-day efficient and “business oriented” Legal support to the Procurement management and buyers based in Filton for the Aircraft Procurement projects and contracts.
* Ensure the legal integrity of procurement agreements mainly under English law for the company's Procurement organisation and operations.
* Manage and mitigate legal risks and exposure and support resolution of pre-contentious / contentious issues with suppliers.
* Interact with different functions of the company such as Procurement, Engineering, IP, Finance, Tax and Insurance.
* Work in close cooperation with the legal teams based in the France, German and Spain.
* Be a proactive member of the cross-functional teams involved in structuring procurement transactions or partnerships with external stakeholders relating to new projects, participate in project teams and the Legal practice Area (LPA) for Procurement.

Personal Profile

* Lawyer qualified preferably under English law (eventually completed with French law), combining solid academic background and practical experience in various areas of law in an international context, in particular contract law, business law, intellectual property law, insolvency proceedings, pre-litigation and litigation.
* 5 years of professional experience (acquired in law firms and/or in the industry, preferably in the aircraft business). A solid experience in drafting, negotiation and contract law is a “must”.
* Excellent negotiation and drafting skills in English.
* Autonomous but at the same time team player, flexible and able to report clearly and timely on complex issues.
* Available and versatile, able to work under high pressure on several files in parallel.
* Solid understanding of the business environment and constraints with a good ability to think strategically.
* Multicultural, enjoys and is at ease interacting with people at all levels. Good interpersonal skills.
* Proactive and creative, able to anticipate problems and propose and implement pragmatic solutions to prevent or remedy such problems.
* Available to travel (in Europe).

If you feel you have the relevant skills for this position then do not hesitate and click apply.
Skills Required: Aerospace, Lawyer. Solicitor, Aircraft, English Law, French Law
Job Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP
Contact: Abbie Levens Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 01737 821065 Contact Fax:
Reference: ALE/11645025 Added: 03-11-2017
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