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Legal Counsel

Location: UK - London, UK - Hatfield, UK - Reading, UK - Nottingham, UK - Birmingham, UK - Manchester | Job-ID: 162362 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: Legal


Our internal well established Legal Department within Computacenter is currently looking for a Legal Counsel to join our growing and busy UK Legal team.


In this role you will be working with key business stakeholders, customers and suppliers with a focus on supporting the UK business with commercial contracts across the entire life-cycle of a deal.


If you’re a commercially minded lawyer with excellent communications skills who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, we’re ready to welcome you to the team.  We can offer you the opportunity to develop your in-house legal career in an inclusive and collaborative team.


What you’ll be doing


  • Drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts with our customers and suppliers
  • Working with bid teams and alongside senior lawyers on complex managed services deals
  • Developing legal standards and collateral
  • Litigation and dispute management and instructing external counsel where relevant
  • Reviewing NDA’s
  • Undertaking legal research
  • Provide legal advice to all relevant departments within the company

What you’ll bring


  • UK qualified solicitor with 2-5 years PQE (or equivalent) with significant in-house experience
  • Proven experience of drafting and negotiation contracts in a “business to business” environment
  • The ability to understand a complex situation and summarise it in a concise and easy to understand format
  • You will possess a willing, helpful attitude and a calm professional manner, even during times of rapid change
  • Strong drafting, legal analysis and negotiating skills
  • A willingness to accept responsibility and ownership and to work as part of team and independently as the situation demands


Why should you join our Legal Department at Computacenter?


We are a company where people matter. We are diverse, flexible, and open. We are family friendly, supportive and offer flexible and home working. We have a can-do attitude, and we aim to support and grow our Computacenter family in whichever direction they choose to go, be that up or to a completely new part of the business.


Join us at Computacenter and you’ll feel right at home in an environment where you can work with freedom and flexibility in a team that is open, supportive and always on hand to help -as if they were family.


We’re proud that Computacenter is a place where people matter just as we are of our managers who are real advocates for their people, helping them to power their personal development and enabling them to reach their full potential.  We may be international in our reach and reputation, but we’re small enough for you to be able to influence what goes on and to make a real impact.


Current information for our applicants

We have made our application and recruitment process virtual, we are excited to bring talent like you on board to join our growing teams within Computacenter. Our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions. We are looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 18,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £6.7 billion (2021). We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.


We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.


Interested in joining a company with a strong sense of community?


We’re growing. We’re hiring. We encourage. We empower. We support.
#winningtogether #peoplematter

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