Commercial Lawyer Job Description

A commercial lawyer is an attorney who provides legal services to businesses.

A commercial lawyer offers legal advice to companies on a wide range of legal topics.

These may include purchasing and leasing property, negotiating and drafting contracts, trademark law, and debt collection.

Lawyers who work in corporate law firms handle legal matters in a variety of industries, including technology, internet companies and banks.

Some lawyers specialize in a particular area of law, such as international trade, environmental law or corporate law.

Some commercial lawyers specialize in particular industries, including technology, e-commerce and financial services.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Commercial Lawyer to join our team. You will be responsible for advising clients on a range of legal issues, including contract law, negligence, and property law. You will also be required to draft legal documents, such as contracts and leases.

Commercial Lawyer Duties:

  • Develop strong professional relationships with clients
  • Support the skill and knowledge of all staff
  • Keep up to date on all legal developments and legal matters pertaining to the construction industry
  • Attend meetings, seminars and conferences
  • Ensure adherence to all company policies and procedures
  • Ensure that company's operations comply with all legal and regulatory matters
  • Develop strong professional relationships with clients
  • Support the skill and knowledge of all staff
  • Keep up to date on all legal developments and legal matters pertaining to the construction industry
  • Attend meetings, seminars and conferences
  • Ensure adherence to all company policies and procedures
  • Ensure that company's operations comply with all legal and regulatory matters

Commercial Lawyer Responsibilities:

  • Draft, review, and negotiate commercial contracts to include, but not limited to, sales, leases, employment, distribution, licensing, and manufacturing agreements
  • Appoint representatives and agents to represent the company, and oversee their activities
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the company's legal strategy, and identify and mitigate risk in the commercial environment
  • Work closely with the business to develop, implement, and maintain contracts that achieve business goals

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Requirements And Skills:

  • BA in Business, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Sales, or Management
  • 5+ years experience in commercial lending, contract negotiation, and commercial real estate
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of real estate law, including zoning, building, and construction

At [Company Name], we are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders and ages, as well as veterans and individuals.

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