Job Description


Commercial Lawyer - Contract

Commercial Lawyer

London / Nationwide / London Home Based

Full Time / Temporary

Circle Health Group are Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics, performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country.

We have an opportunity for a Commercial Lawyer to join their team of staff in the Legal department based at Head Office - London. Flexible / Home working will be considered however no travel costs will be met and frequent visits to Head Office will be required.

This is a Full Time role for 37.5 hours a week. This is a temporary vacancy to cover maternity leave.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

* Significant Post Qualification Experience

* Solid contentious experience would be good but, ideally a mix of both contentious and non-contentious.

* Healthcare or in-house experience would be helpful but not a requirement.

Duties of this role include:

* To provide applicable, accurate and relevant legal advice and support to the hospitals and business units of the Group in a pragmatic, solutions based and user-friendly way.

* Providing pro-active commercial support and advice to internal customers and ensure compliance with the company’s policies and procedures.

* Work will include drafting, negotiating, advising on simple and more complex commercial contracts and engaging with the procurement, supply chain and clinical services teams.

* Advising on both contentious/ non-contentious commercial issues.

* To advise the business on the interpretation of commercial contracts.

* Due diligence on acquisitions /sales.

* To update precedent contracts and terms and conditions as and when required, managing client’s expectations, legal research and contributing to the department and business know-how.

* Strong commercial understanding and excellent interpersonal skills

Salary & Benefits:

Circle Health Group is committed to offering competitive starting salaries alongside access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

* Private Medical Insurance

* Private Pension Scheme

* 25 days holiday a year increasing to 30 days

* Enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption Leave

* Employee Referral Scheme

* Learning and development; free courses and industry recognised qualifications

* Friends & Family Hospital Discounts

* NHS Blue Light Discount Card

* Plus much more