Legal Advisor in Yeovil, United Kingdom

  • Contract
  • Yeovil
  • Posted 2 months ago

Kingfisher Information Technology Services (UK) Lt

We have a 12 month contract opportunity to work in our Legal team. You will need to identify and minimise risks to Screwfix’s business, to deliver legal advice in a practical and concise manner and to protect Screwfix’s revenue and reputation.

This is a hybrid role, where you’ll be based in our Head Office in Yeovil 3 days a week, working flexibly around the core office hours of 10am-3pm.

  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a wide range of commercial agreements (goods and services contracts, terms and conditions, non-disclosure agreements).

  • Acting as legal lead on material commercial contracts and arrangements, including high profile cross-group matters.

  • Where required advising on business change/integration projects.

  • Instructing, directing, and managing external legal counsel.

  • Proactively aligning legal review and risk management with the commercial objectives of the business.

  • Providing practical in-house legal advice on a wide range of commercial matters, helping the business navigate complex legal issues.

  • Management of and advising business stakeholders at all levels (including group level).

  • Effectively delivering appropriate, sound and researched legal advice as is necessary whilst working to tight deadlines.

  • Drafting and helping to maintain templates documents and guidance notes.

  • Carrying out legal analysis, researching legal matters.

  • Supporting with supplier disputes, personal injury claims, and marketing and ad hoc queries.

  • Proven experience in managing business stakeholders (at all levels, including those in SFX and in wider group).

  • Ability to understand the needs of, manage expectations of and work collaboratively with stakeholders.

  • Ability to manage and prioritise workloads, to include turnaround of work on tight deadlines.

  • Effective communication skills, both written and oral.

  • Strong academic record, prior experience of providing legal advice, including experience of client and matter management.

  • Ability to identify potential risks and advise on them in the context of commercial objectives.


  • 33 days’ holiday

  • Award winning pension scheme – up to 14% Kingfisher contribution

  • Discretionary bonus scheme

  • 20% discount with Screwfix and B&Q

  • Enhanced family leave

  • Discounted healthcare and life cover

  • Loyalty recognition & company share save scheme

  • In-house training and development

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We are committed to running our operations sustainably and supporting our customers to make sustainable choices. We want every colleague to feel involved and to champion sustainability in their area, ensuring that sustainability is at the heart of how we work.

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Our policy is to employ the best qualified people and provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees including promotion and training and not to discriminate against any person because of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or disability.

If you require any additional support or adjustments to help you make an application, please contact us at [email protected]

ID: 2023-42859

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Street: Trade House, Mead Avenue

Contract: Fixed

Hours Per Week: 37.5

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