Commercial Solicitor – (Locum/6 Month FTC)


Job Details


Head Office Willenhall

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time



Closing Date

28/02/2018 12:00

About this opportunity

We want to hear from you if you’re an experienced Solicitor looking to join a fast-paced retail business that’s going places and that everyone knows.  This role is currently an interim role but if you’re the right person for our business there is an opportunity this will become a permanent opportunity.

Reporting into the Legal & Compliance Director and alongside two other fantastic Solicitors. You’ll mainly be involved in preparing and redrafting Contracts.  You’ll get the opportunity in this position to work with a great deal of autonomy to assist in the negotiation and drafting of a wide range of interesting, complex and at times, high value commercial contracts.

About You

A passionate and enthusiastic legal professional you’ll have gained up to 5-6 years PQE and be knowledgeable in a diverse number of areas especially Data Protection and Contractual law but also; outsourcing, contract, commercial, IP and bribery & corruption.

You’ll be able to deal with the areas of risk management, governance and compliance and offer your diverse stakeholders be it a Director or someone more Junior a consistently professional and personable service.  You’ll be working alongside another Solicitor, Compliance and H&S teams so will be team-spirited and also be happy to support the development of your Legal Assistant. 

About Us

Poundland has built a network of almost 900 stores in the UK and the Republic of Ireland, offering top brands and great quality own brand products, that provide customers with amazing value every day.  In September 2016, Poundland became part of the Steinhoff International family an integrated manufacturer and retailer with operations in Europe, Australasia, Africa and the United States. This role will also offer you the chance of gaining international exposure as well!