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Commercial Lawyer

Type: Interim
Location: Tyne and Wear, North East
Pay Details: £39,000.00- £48,000.00
Sector: Central Government & Regulatory Bodies
Experience Level: Lawyer
Reference: LR/22261

We are urgently seeking a commercial lawyer to work as part of a small in-house legal services team. The role is for an initial period of 10 months.

You will feel comfortable drafting complex commercial contracts. Strong commercial experience is essential, intellectual property knowledge is highly desirable.

The successful candidate will provide legal and contract support including for research, consultancy and continuing professional development and knowledge transfer. You will manage all aspects of contract administration, drafting and negotiation with industrial, commercial and government funders across a range of projects. In addition, you will review the terms and conditions of external research funding bodies and assess any risks and liabilities.

This is an excellent opportunity for a locum lawyer willing to relocate for a maternity cover, or for anyone located in the surrounding area. If you have demonstrable and recent experience in drafting a range of legal documents, and are looking for a new challenge, please send your CV as soon as possible.


At LAW Absolute we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours.  However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to every candidate individually. If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained.

LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

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  • Lydia Ryan
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Lydia graduated from the University of East Anglia in 2015 with a 2:1 in Modern…

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