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28 Jul 2021

Freelance Legal Counsel

Treena Wong – Posted by Treena Wong London, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

ElevateFlex is currently working with a leading Global Private Equity firm who are seeking a 2 Lawyers to join them on a contract to work in the biggest growth engine at the firm.  The ideal candidate will need to have extensive experience in negotiating distribution agreements. Immediate start.

 

The successful candidate will need to have the experience of being able to manage multiple agreements, products, customers – you will be marking up agreements, to negotiating with a customer in Europe, and then being agile / creative in your response to multiple customers.

The responsibilities of this role is best suited to a lawyer who has experience of liaising with end customers so need to have excellent communication skills.

ElevateFlex’s global Community of Talent is made up of highly qualified lawyers and legal professional with solid technical training and experience drawn from leading law firms and law departments.

We provide an unparalleled platform for talent to work with innovative companies and law firms around the world on a variety of exciting and challenging roles. We pride ourselves on respecting your individuality and choice of career, allowing you to bring your very best to each role, to continue to develop your experience, expertise, professional network and voice, and be supported with a package of benefits tailored to your needs.

As a member of our community you will benefit from Elevate’s curated suite of training to enhance and develop your skills and to increase your marketability. You will have access to hands-on support and networking opportunities by joining our global Community of Talent, accessing the most up to date resources and work with tier 1 clients.

 

This could be a fantastic opportunity for you, if you have:

  • An interest in exploring or developing a flexible career and you are excited by this opportunity!
  • Experience drafting and negotiating distribution agreements
  • Availability to start immediately

 

Professional Qualifications:

  • UK or Common Law Qualified Solicitor
  • Ideally looking for experience of drafting and negotiating finance agreements (distribution agreements) and familiar with Securities 33 Act, understand the 40 Act, exposure to fund formation issues, etc.

 

Other Attributes:

  • A proactive and solution / goal oriented approach
  • Strong skills in communicating, collaborating, and listening
  • A strong commitment to exceeding expectations and delighting your clients
  • A working knowledge (or interest in developing!) of how processes and technologies can enhance the delivery of legal services and help accelerate solutions

 

Join a world where legal and business teams achieve incredible outcomes, together.

 

 

 

 

About Elevate

Elevate provides consulting, technology and services to law departments and law firms across the globe. Headquartered in Los Angeles, our 1,600+ strong team of legal professionals, lawyers, consultants, project managers, and engineers operate across the United States, Europe, UK, and Asia, Hong Kong and Australia.

 

ElevateFlex, is the flexible resourcing capability within Elevate, we define and support a new flexible career within the legal industry. We match exceptional legal professionals to the evolving needs of our Customers through the curation of a world-class, global Community of Talent, and advanced, technology-enabled search. We were recently proud to be assessed in Band 1 of Chamber’s Global Flexible Legal Resourcing category.

Our Vision is a world where legal and business teams achieve incredible outcomes, together.

Equitability and Inclusion are critical to ElevateFlex’s success. As The Law Company, changing the legal business landscape, we know a diverse, inclusive work culture is at the heart of attracting, retaining, and celebrating the industry’s most talented people. We empower our employees to bring their whole selves to work because we know that diversity of experience and perspective drive innovation and is simply good business.

As a strong proponent of diversity, equitability, and inclusion, ElevateFlex is committed to hiring diverse candidates from all backgrounds. We invite you to apply to become part of the ElevateFlex Team – help us change the legal business landscape and make a dent in the legal universe.

 

 

How to Apply

Please submit a CV with your application.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Freelance. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

Job expires in 28 days.

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