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Global Legal Advisor

  • Location:

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Operations Careers

  • Contact email:

    operationscareers@oliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    LEGAL_1662975992

  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-10-12

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Overview

As a Global Legal Advisor for Oliver James you will to join the growing Oliver James Global Legal Team and report directly to the General Counsel in a centralised Group global legal team based in Manchester. You will take responsibility for smart and quality legal advice and be the dedicated legal advisor for specific OJ regions, with a focus on commercial contracts negotiation. You will also have the opportunity to provide advisory legal support for your dedicated regions.

To perform this role well, we require:
* Academic degree
* Strong practical legal experience at a law firm and/or in -house
* Minimum 2 year experience of leading on commercial contract review, drafting and negotiation processes
* Excellent analytical and organisational skills and attention to detail
* Strong communication and interpersonal skills
* Ability to work independently and collaboratively
* Exposure to working on international / multi-jurisdictional legal matters (experience of US legal matters would be beneficial).
* Highly motivated and thrive in a fast paced and dynamic setting.

An insight into some of your responsibilities:
* Take a lead role in commercial contract negotiation for specific OJ regions, ensuring smart, quality and efficient closing of contracts.
* Advising OJ consultants and directors on commercial terms, liabilities and risk management in client contracts in different jurisdictions.
* Play a key role in the development and digitisation of OJ's commercial contracts
* Act as a trusted advisor to OJ consultants and directors on other legal issues (such as data protection and contentious matters), taking a proactive approach to support and manage legal risk.
* Identify opportunities to further embed the impact of the OJ Legal Team within the business, through delivery of education and engagement sessions.
* Seek opportunities to impact the development of the Oliver James Legal Team members and share knowledge with the wider business.

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