Contracts Lawyer

  • Job Reference: 12124
  • Date Posted: 14 December 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Human Resources, Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Mitchell
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

12124 – Contracts Lawyer Job Spec

Location: Leicester

Summary of the Role

Our client – a growing international manufacturer & retailer in Leicester – is seeking to recruit an in-house, experienced legal expert to manage the negotiation of international contracts under English law on a full-time permanent basis. Working within a diverse, entrepreneurial business, the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing & managing high-value customer, supplier, licensor & brand contracts (incl. reviewing, drafting & negotiating). You will also be responsible for ensuring company legal procedures & objectives are achieved and reputational / financial risks are minimised. Your ability to engage and foster excellent working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders will be essential to delivering sustained improvements within agreed service levels.


The Right Person

  • UK-qualified Solicitor or FILEX with 5+ years proven experience within a commercial or contract management orientated role,
  • In-depth knowledge of contract law & terminology, with strong experience of drafting & negotiating commercial contracts… ideally incl. distribution & licensing agreements,
  • Strong influencing & problem-solving skills with a meticulous attention to detail,
  • Able to build good working relationships, work at pace with flexibility,
  • Ability to troubleshoot, solve problems & adapt existing processes,
  • Excellent planning, organisation and deadline time keeping skills,
  • Working knowledge of workflow & experience with document management systems,
  • Excellent communication skills (written & spoken English).



  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 (subject to experience)
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Holiday 20 Days + Bank Holidays

If you – or someone you might know – are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 12124) on 0116 254 9404.