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Legal Advisor

Legal Advisor

Job title: Legal Advisor
Location: Manchester
Salary: Negotiable per annum
Start date: ASAP
Reference: LEGALADV_1681740185
Contact name: Operations Careers
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Published: about 2 months ago

Job description


As a Legal Advisor (Contracts) for Oliver James you will to join the Oliver James Global Legal Team in a centralised Group global legal team based in Manchester. The Legal Advisor team at Oliver James play a fundamental role in ensuring client contracts are negotiated in a smart and quality way and in compliance with Oliver James' commercial and legal risk frameworks. You will get direct exposure to a wide variety of Oliver James consultants, experiencing a dynamic and fast-paced client-delivery model.

To perform this role well, we require:

  • Academic degree
  • 2 + years of practical legal experience at a law firm or in -house
  • Minimum 1 year experience of contract review, drafting and negotiation
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • A demonstrable desire & enthusiasm for developing new optimisation processes this growing area of Law within practice area
  • An interest in legal tech
  • An interest in developing your legal career in a dynamic and global in-house legal team.
  • Highly motivated and thrives in a fast paced and dynamic setting.

An insight into some of your responsibilities:

  • Independently undertake high quality analysis, drafting and negotiation of OJ client contracts in line with OJ review standards, taking the client contract from the legal review to its execution.
  • Advise OJ consultants and directors on the commercial terms, liabilities and risk management in client contracts in different jurisdictions.
  • Suggest improvements and enhancements to OJ legal contract review and management processes based on your reviews.
  • Accurately and effectively record contract details to enable commercial and legal risk reporting.
  • Work alongside Legal Advisors in the OJ legal team, assisting with the business tasks, reviews, research and advisory matters as and when required across different regions

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