Graduate Lawyer - Legal

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Contract type
Fixed term
24 Months
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
May 2024
Summary of vacancy

Are you a recent Law Graduate with a genuine passion for the environment?

Do you have drive, ambition, an eagerness to learn and a raft of innovative ideas that you think will make a real difference?

If the above is describing you, then we would like to speak with you! 

When you join SUEZ, you get more than a brand-new role.

Your work will help us deliver innovative and environmentally responsible solutions for water and waste management. You will get a chance to help us preserve and restore our planet’s natural capital for future generations. It’s a career that’s not only exciting, but full of opportunities as well as professional and personal fulfilment.

About the Role

  • Role will start in SEPTEMBER 2024
  • There is travel expected in this role and nights away from home - around the UK - You are provided with a company car. 
  • Based in the South East 
  • Role is offered on a 24 month basis.  
  • £27,560 + Company Car + Bonus + Benefits
  • You must have the right to work in the UK.
About the role

What will you be doing?

To assist the solicitors in the legal team in providing commercially focused and pragmatic legal advice and support to the business.

Under the guidance of other solicitors in the legal team you will develop your understanding of commercial law generally and learn to identify and, to the extent possible, quantify risk (legal & commercial). In particular you will gain experience in a number of key areas such as:

  • Contract drafting and interpretation.
  • Reviewing tenders for new business.
  • Mergers and acquisitions.
  • Negotiation.
  • Dispute resolution.
  • Legal research.
  • Regulatory compliance.

You will provide support to the other solicitors in the legal team and assist them with their workloads, taking responsibility for specific issues where appropriate.

What are the Requirements?

  • Graduated within the last 3 years in Law or PGDL/GDL/CPE
  • Full UK driving license 
  • It is desirable that the candidate lives within commuting distance of our Maidenhead office.
  • Ideally you will already have some work experience through an industrial placement or summer placement to underpin your exceptional academic record.
  • The will to succeed and to progress. 
  • You must have strong written and oral communication skills 
  • A keen eye for detail. 
  • Formidable leadership qualities. 

As far as possible, employees are encouraged to develop their skills and talents to enable them to progress within the company and reach their full potential.  This is a structured programme designed to develop your skills and career, while allowing for individual mentoring and support and the flexibility to specialise areas of interest.  

If you’ve got what it takes take the first step and join us in the resource revolution and apply today, there’s a great future ahead within an innovative and growing business. 

Who we are

At SUEZ the efficient and sustainable management of resources around the globe is at the heart of everything we do. Respect – acting ethically and with integrity – is one of our core values. We’re passionate about the environment and believe in protecting our world.  With true team spirit, we can give our customers a standard of service that goes above and beyond and ensure that our local communities have access to essential water and waste services. 

We thank our people for all they do with development opportunities, wide-ranging benefits and rewards that reflect their hard work. In a friendly, supportive environment, you’ll be inspired to grow and play your part in creating a better future for all.    

*No agencies please* 

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Closing Date
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.
This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.