Junior Lawyer

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Job Reference: booker/TP/112/3084
Planned Number of Hires: 2
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: Monday to Friday
Salary: Competitive
Working Hours: 38
Closing Date: 23/11/2019
Job Category: Support Centre Roles
Dept/Region: Support Centre - Equity
Business Area: Booker Group
Location: Equity House Irthlingborough Road Wellingborough

Whats in it for you

At Booker Group we offer excellent benefits that help make our business a great place to work. These include but aren’t limited to;


A great holiday package

Pension Scheme

Life Assurance Scheme

Save As You Earn Scheme

Give As You Earn Scheme

Free eye tests and subsidised eye care

A commitment to your career development

Discounted shopping in both Tesco and Booker stores

Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile and Tesco Bank

Deals & Discounts through many other external businesses

Free on-site parking

About the role

Reporting into the Senior Counsel, we are looking for a Junior Lawyer to work across the Booker Group as the business continues to grow and develop.

You will be responsible for

Providing general in house counsel to all parts of the business as required.

Drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts.

Drafting and amending internal precedent documents, policies and procedures.

Advising on civil and commercial litigation matters as and when required.

Effectively and efficiently dealing with claims, complaints and other issues.

Advising on GDPR and other compliance, governance and regulatory matters, such as Health and Safety, Anti Bribery, GSCOP, MHRA or forthcoming legislation.

Maintaining a knowledge of regulatory frameworks and compliance including GDPR, MHRA, tobacco and alcohol regulatory regimes and advising the business accordingly.

Maintaining a knowledge of and the ability to apply and advise on changes in broader legislation that affect the wholesale industry, including tobacco, soft drinks and the sale of alcohol.

Assisting with legal administration.

Helping the business to remain compliant with its policies to maintain 'health, safe and legal'.

You will need

To be a qualified lawyer with 2 years+ PQE ideally gained in the commercial sector, experience of working in a FMCG organisation would be an advantage but is not essential.

The ability to communicate across all areas and at all levels of the business, you will be someone who can tailor your advice to fit the needs of the business and apply common sense to achieve practical solutions.

To be passionate, committed, hard-working and commercially minded.

Excellent organisational skills which allow you to manager priorities with conflicting deadlines.

Strong legal administrative skills, willing to manage all aspects of the role.

About The Company

Be part of something special.  Join our team at Booker.

Booker is the UK's leading food & drink wholesaler. We are privileged to serve independent retailers, caterers and small businesses, from locations across the country. 

Booker Group comprises of Booker Wholesale, Makro, Booker Direct, Classic Drinks, Ritter Courivaud and Chef Direct.  Our customers include Premier, Family Shopper, Budgens and Londis retailers and we have one shared aim - improving choice, price and service for all our customers.

Our business is incredibly diverse, so it takes a wide range of skills to deliver the exceptional service our customers require.

Wherever you join us, you’ll be part of an organisation that will help your career to keep moving forward.

*Booker Group is part of Tesco plc, however is operated separately from the core Tesco business and as such the benefits offered will be different from those offered at Tesco*