Contract Lawyer - Commercial Contracts


TLT LLP
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Contract

Salary 

Competitive

Job Highlights
  • TLT is the law firm that helps clients stay one step ahead, and we do the same for our people.
  • We have an urgent requirement for a Contract Lawyer with specialist knowledge in Commercial Contracts law to support one of our manufacturing clients.
  • We work with high profile clients in innovative sectors, and we’ll help you embrace opportunities to keep learning as we grow our firm.
Job Requirements/Description

We have an urgent requirement for a Contract Lawyer with specialist knowledge in Commercial Contracts law to support one of our manufacturing clients. It will afford the opportunity to the successful candidate to further enhance their expertise in a broad range of commercial and procurement work. 

This role will be on a initial 3-6 month contract but is likely to extend. This will be a remote roll and you will be working via an Umbrella company. 

Main Duties:

As a Contract Lawyer in the team you’ll be encouraged to provide advice on: the drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts including: outsourcing agreements, supplier agreements, customer terms and conditions, bespoke customer contracts, manufacturer contracts, novations and standard form templates;

  • Identifying, analysing and advising on client’s needs, opportunities, risks and threats.
  • Drafting and negotiating a full range of commercial contracts 
  • Product offerings and proof of concepts;
  • Legal developments (statutory or otherwise);
  • Ensuring risks are addressed and appropriately raised, reported and shared; and training needs of the businesses we support.
  • Identifying, analysing and advising on client’s needs, opportunities, risks and threats.

Any knowledge or experience advising on payments would be beneficial, but not crucial.

About You:

  • At least, a qualified solicitor with a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience (or have equivalent legal qualification or experience).
  • Responsibility for the provision of high quality legal and commercial advice and support to relevant partners on a wide range of their needs.
  • Sound legal, commercial and risk judgement and understand and build an effective Legal risk management framework.
  • Thrive on challenge and be able to balance multiple competing demands through uncertainty or ambiguity.
  • Succinctly, clear and confident communication, drafting and negotiation skills.

TLT is committed to creating a diverse working environment and encourages applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of any of the characteristics protected by the laws in the locations in which we operate. We welcome applications from people with disabilities and as a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to providing reasonable adjustments, where necessary, to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, require any reasonable adjustments or an application to Access to work please contact the recruitment team on HR.

About The Firm

Fast paced, fast growing and forward thinking. TLT is the law firm that helps clients stay one step ahead, and we do the same for our people.

Our collaborative, supportive and open-minded environment is the ideal place to progress your career. We work with high profile clients in innovative sectors, and we’ll help you embrace opportunities to keep learning as we grow our firm.

It's never been a better time to join TLT - we've been named Law Firm of the Year at the Lawyer Awards 2021 and Top 4 UK Firm by Roll on Friday. TLT is for what comes next for our clients and our people.

We don’t stand still. Our clients keep moving forward to seize the opportunities and address the challenges of the modern world and so do we. We challenge convention and think creatively about how we can help make their businesses better.

This proactive approach has powered our success with clients, and it is all down to our people. Ambitious, talented individuals help us go even further to question the norm and explore different ways of doing things.

TLT LLP
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Contract

Salary 

Competitive

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