Manchester / Legal

Company Solicitor

Role Summary

As a solicitor for Travel Counsellors you will be required to work closely with key stakeholders at all levels to support a varied international commercial workload. You will provide critical support to the Senior Legal Counsel and serve as a mentor to our paralegal.

This is a new and vital role within the team.

Key responsibilities

  • Draft commercial agreements, including franchise agreements and supply agreements for travel and other goods / services.
  • Advise on consumer issues including complaints and advertising / marketing compliance.
  • Support our paralegal to manage the debt collection process.
  • Provide advice on supplier and other disputes.
  • Support the Data Protection Officer on a broad range of data protection issues.
  • Assist the corporate team with client onboarding.
  • Guide the business on regulatory and compliance issues, in particular the Package Travel Regulations and ATOL compliance.
  • Advise on Travel Counsellor issues and queries.
  • Provide business training on key areas of legal risk and process.
  • Assist in the development of legal process and best practice throughout the business.

Skills & Experience

Professional qualifications

Solicitor qualified in English law with a 2.1 law degree. Strong academic record.

3-4 years PQE gained at a top UK law firm or highly rated in-house team.

A solid commercial background is essential, as is significant commercial contracts experience. Data protection experience is preferable.

Technical skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office.

Other key skills

  • Highly organised, self-sufficient, and able to prioritise and provide timely responses in a fast-moving environment.
  • Experience in managing and influencing multiple stakeholders effectively.
  • Commercially aware and action orientated.
  • Clear and concise communicator with the confidence and credibility to gain the respect of the business and develop strong relationships.
  • Team player.
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills with a strong attention to detail.
  • Common sense and pragmatic approach.
  • Adaptable and flexible.
  • Seeks to find new and better ways of doing things.
  • Very professional approach to work.

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