• At wilko we exist to free up hard working families to be the best they can be and we’ve recently launched a bold and ambitious new business strategy to see us face into and thrive within the challenging and continually changing retail industry.
  • Our Legal team are looking for an in-house Senior Legal Counsel to join them based at our Head office.
  • Your responsibilities will include negotiation of supplier contracts (Goods not for resale) - provide legal support to all heads of departments relating to supplier relationships, partner with the Procurement team to ensure supplier contracts are fit for purpose and well managed, including advice on disputes from time to time. You will also ensure prioritisation of resources to meet key needs of business. Build and develop effective relationships with key advisors at external law firms, utilising these for support with specialisms and additional workloads and directing the workflow as required.
  • You will have significant experience of commercial contract law.
  • A working knowledge of broad range of legal matters which may affect the Group including: health and safety, data protection, intellectual property, competition law, and commercial property desirable

Wilko Retail Limited