Commercial Lawyer (12 Month FTC)

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Corporate Services Division


Renishaw is now seeking to recruit a Legal Counsel to be based at Renishaw plc Gloucestershire on a fixed term contract basis for 12 months to cover maternity leave.


As part of a 10 strong legal team you will support the Renishaw Group in its compliance with relevant laws in the business areas in which it operates. You will report to the Head of Commercial Legal based in the UK. You will have direct contact across all parts of the business, including the directors and senior managers, on corporate compliance and commercial contracts. You should be prepared to give practical advice to senior management, and you could be involved in shaping business strategies and implementing corporate policies.


Key requirements


• The ideal candidate should have a solid grounding in commercial and corporate law in the UK
• Individuals with in house experience at corporations with global businesses will be particularly well suited for this role
• 6-8 pqe of commercial transactions experience, good commercial awareness and commercially driven
• Confidence and competence in working in a multicultural environment and the ability to interact effectively with individuals at all levels in the organization, including Board members
• Excellent drafting skills with sharp attention to detail
• Solid IP knowledge and experience
• Must be able to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
• Complete fluency in English (oral and written); secondary language skills would be welcomed
• A high level of competency with Microsoft Office Suite

Person specification

Excellent soft skills, pragmatic, resilient, good team player.




When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable, including a  9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus and pay reviews, subsidised onsite restaurant, onsite gym, free parking and sports and leisure societies. Of course, we appreciate there’s more to work than the office, so we also offer 25 days holiday, Life Assurance and BUPA Renishaw Health Trust.


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