PayPoint - Careers
Legal Council - 12 month FTC
Welwyn Garden City

Maternity cover (until May 2019)


This is a general commercial role to review, negotiate, draft and manage a range of commercial contracts and precedent forms under the ultimate guidance of the Senior Legal Counsel and Head of Legal for the PayPoint group.



The role will work closely with PayPoint’s UK Retail, Client and Procurement teams. The successful candidate will be required to attend both internal and external negotiation meetings, understand, apply and advise on contract law and draft various forms of contracts. There will also be a requirement to review and update existing precedent forms and processes used by the Legal Department and complete various research tasks. An ability to assist with commercial dispute resolution would also be considered a plus.
The role will suit a wide bracket of experience levels, and will ultimately depend on the merits of the individual candidate.

  • Experience of drafting and negotiating a range of contract types and structures, as well as a good understanding of key contractual terminology, clauses and concepts
  • Ability to learn quickly and turn around work in an efficient and pragmatic manner
  • Ability to work cross functionally with stakeholders
  • Confident and astute personality
  • Possess highly effective negotiating skills and an attention to detail
  • Highly motivated and organised with a good team ethic
  • Positive, driven and the ability to work autonomously where required
  • Good interpersonal skill, with ability to work closely and advise various internal clients at differing levels of seniority
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to manage a high volume of work
  • Prior experience within a fast paced in-house legal function
  • Experience supporting dispute resolution within the context of a commercial in-house team

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