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Commercial Lawyer

Region: Midlands

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon

Reference number: CEOD00154

Closing date: 27th October 2020

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About the role

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Commercial Lawyer has arisen within our existing internal Group Legal team which has seen significant growth within the last few years. The thriving team manage high profile matters right across NFU Mutual and take a proactive approach to their work, truly partnering with the internal client base, driving efficiencies and adding real commercial value.

This is a pivotal role which will support the whole business with a clear focus on technology and commercial work to include all aspects of technology law, outsourcing, software and hardware agreements, service agreements, digital, data protection, IT security, new technology, data centres, telecoms, procurement services and industry specific commercial matters.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, forward thinking Commercial Lawyer seeking a new challenge or the opportunity to move in-house.

What we’re looking for

The ideal candidate will be a qualified Solicitor with significant technology and commercial  law experience gained either within a reputable international/national firm or an in-house function. You will be technically excellent with a proven background in dealing with large scale, high value IT contracts and projects. You will develop, maintain, negotiate and renew legal documents including third party contracts and contract precedents in order to identify and minimise legal risks to the organisation and fulfil business and regulatory requirements. You must have experience in managing competing demands and be able to manage stakeholders’ expectations with a proven ability to establish a high degree of trust and respect. You will deliver timely legal advice to the business and project teams and must be resilient and confident with the ability to work with variety of stakeholders and to deliver results in a fast-paced environment.  Experience of working a regulated environment is desirable but not essential.


What we can offer

Here at NFU Mutual we pride ourselves on being “a great place to work” and have again been presented with the Gallup Great Workplace Award. Along with a supportive culture you can also look forward to some very attractive reward benefits such as:

  • Competitive salary

  • Annual bonus (up to 25%) 

  • Contributory pension scheme (maximum of 12% company contribution)

  • 28 days holiday per annum (additional holiday purchase scheme)

  • Private medical insurance

  • Employee discounts 

  • Gym subsidy 

  • Health and wellbeing plan

  • Discounted Insurance on all NFU Mutual Policies



About us

One of the UK’s leading general insurance and financial services companies, NFU Mutual has been meeting our customers’ needs for over 100 years.

Our employees are important to us. We empower and inspire them to perform, offer opportunities to grow and we recognise and reward their contribution. They are proud to work for a company that respects them and broader communities, and they trust us to be financially sustainable so we are successful now, and in the future.

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Working for NFU Mutual

We are a leading provider of general insurance and financial services. From our strong farming roots we’ve grown to become a UK-wide organisation, turning over £1billion annually. Yet success hasn’t gone to our heads. We’re proud to remain completely customer focused, down-to-earth and committed to the rural communities we’ve grown from.

Our ethos - of trust, respect and personal service - lies at the heart of all we do and has seen us build an enviable reputation for exceptional member loyalty. Though we’ve been in business for over 100 years, we have big ambitions for the future. And that’s why we’re looking for talented people to join our growing organisation. Talented people like you.