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DATE ADDED: Mon 04/03/2019

Legal Counsel

Pudsey, UK
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JOB TYPE: Permanent, Part Time

SALARY: £50000 - £60000/annum excellent benefits

Legal Counsel

Full or Part time

Pudsey, Leeds

£50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus Pension, commission, Healthcare, parking

PLEASE NOTE: We will consider part time options for this role. Ideally, this will require 25+ hours per week (FTE 37.5 hours).

My client is the leading provider of B2B vehicle rental in the UK via our network which is made up of over 200 vehicle rental suppliers, also providing software, fleet and rental management services.

They currently have a role for Legal Counsel, which is an exciting and varied role working closely with the Finance Director to provide outstanding legal and commercial support across many areas of the business.

This role requires an instinctively commercially minded but detail-oriented, conscientious individual who, in their pursuit of delivering outstanding results for the business and customers, is self-motivated, resilient, dedicated, a good communicator and practical and takes pride in delivering work to a very high standard, right first time.

The role requires technical excellence combined with a proactive approach and a willingness to forge new relationships, solve problems and participate in our future growth.

Job Tasks

* Working closely with Sales, Business Support, Supply chain and across the business to deliver legal and compliance results, this role will:

* Lead the provision of legal advice across the Group

* Negotiate, draft and review client vehicle rental, system and outsourcing contracts and tender submissions

* Support the supply chain team in standardising, negotiating and drafting supplier agreements

* Track the status of all client contracts, including new agreements, renewals and amendments

* Balance client requirements and appetite for growth whilst minimising risk exposure

* Ownership of template terms and conditions ensuring that they are maintained and updated in accordance with any business or legal requirements

* Managing claims and disputes and reviewing and advising on insurance arrangements

* Advising on debt collection and recovery

* Liaise with external legal firm for expert or technical advice as required to support commercial needs.

* Potential to take over Company Secretary duties

KEY SKILLS

* Experience of commercial or contract law in the UK in a commercial environment UK-recognised GDL, Bachelor of Law or LLB degree

* 5+ Years post qualification experience

* Trained with a city or national law firm

* In house legal experience

* Experience providing corporate support to a team that works cross functionally within a medium to large business environment

* Experience in a customer facing role, with a proven track record of excellent customer service

* Desirable:

* Previous experience of the vehicle rental industry

* Varied compliance experience, including HS, ISO certifications, GDPR, is advantageous

* Has strong commercial awareness.

* Is practical in negotiating contracts and can work in an entrepreneurial environment

* Can initiate improvement project working across the business to deliver change

* Can minimise the use of external lawyers to reduce spending

* Is enthusiastic, self-motivated and ambitious with a strong work ethic

* Has high attention to detail, whilst meeting quality and productivity goals, with superior accuracy skills

* Takes responsibility for own development

* Is able to build strong relationships, managing stakeholder understanding of realistic goals and results

* Has outstanding organisational and time management skills with an ability to prioritise workload

If this sounds like you then please apply now!

For more information please contact Stephanie Taggart at Collective Recruit

Our client has appointed Collective Recruit as their resource partner we are managing this role on their behalf. To apply for this position please click on the apply now button below. Your details as submitted by you, will only be forwarded in relation to this vacancy; by submitting your CV to us you are giving us express consent to provide our client with your full details if we believe your skills and experience meets with our clients criteria and/or need
Role: Legal Counsel
Job Type: Permanent, Part Time
Location: Pudsey, West Yorkshire,

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