Commercial Lawyer (French-speaking)
Salary £55,000 - £75,000 per annum
Location West EndCONTRACTOR
Consultant Jon Lucas
Date posted 21 December 2018 2018-12-212019-01-20 utilities West End London GB GBP 55000 75000 75000 YEAR Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters.co.uk https://www.robertwalters.co.uk/content/dam/robert-walters/global/images/logos/web-logos/logo.gif
An international energy venture backed by a multi-million pound organisation, requires the services of a French-speaking Commercial Lawyer on a contract until the end of 2019. This role is based in Central London.
About the Role
Working in a collegiate and close-knit legal team, you will have the opportunity to play a key role in providing legal advice to a wide variety of business areas associated with the project.
Your remit will include drafting & negotiating a broad spectrum of commercial agreements relating to service levels, supply, distribution, insurance, intellectual property and finance. The job specification will also include work relating to construction law.
Aside from the above, you will also be expected to provide advice in other areas, such as corporate, litigation and regulatory.
The successful candidate will be an accomplished commercial lawyer who has worked at a respected law firm and ideally had a stint in-house. It is essential that you are a fluent/native French speaker as you will be drafting and negotiating contracts in French. You must have a background in drafting and advising on commercial contracts. Any experience of construction law and/or the energy sector would be advantageous, but not essential.
This is a fixed-term contract through to the end of 2019, due to start in late-January.