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Corporate/Commercial Lawyer (13693)

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    United Kingdom
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    Full Time
  • IWG


Corporate/Commercial Lawyer

Location: London

About IWG

IWG is helping to change the way the World works by leading the Workspace revolution. We are the clear number one player in the rapidly growing, global flexible workspace market. We provide convenient, high-quality workspaces, for any period of time. We are the only provider with significant and growing national networks which provide an unrivalled global reach. We support our customers with the right workspace at the right price, in the right location, every time.  We currently operate in over 100 countries, 900 cities and over 3,100 centres.  

Our primary focus is to meet the needs of our customers and to provide them with the most helpful, advanced products and services they need, to grow their business. This year, we are opening over one centre every day. We are also investing substantially in innovative ‘incubator’ businesses such as express centres, pilots with leading international hotel chains, service station centres, hubs for entrepreneurs and tie ups with educational institutions. These are innovative ideas to give our customers the opportunity to work when they want, where they want. There is no other company in the market with our offering and we have an amazing platform for continued growth.      

Purpose of the Job

The IWG head office legal team plays a key role in delivering commercial and legal advice across the world. We now seek to appoint a talented lawyer who can readily integrate into this energetic and creative working environment. Reporting to the General Counsel, Corporate and Commercial, and working closely with management across all areas of the business, you will advise on a variety of legal and commercial affairs across the Group.

Key Responsibilities and requirements

  • Structuring and negotiating corporate real estate, M&A and other commercial transactions, including acquisitions, joint ventures and major client agreements.
  • Advising on related commercial, intellectual property, real estate, employment matters and intra-group structuring.
  • Working either autonomously or in multidisciplinary teams, it is essential that you are commercially astute and are capable of managing risk, with the ability to resolve complex matters involving multiple interests.
  • Able to quickly gain the trust of stakeholders through the ability to advise in a calm and diplomatic fashion.
  • You will be a UK qualified lawyer with at least six years’ post qualified experience gained from a leading law firm and/or a similar international company.


Reflecting the changing nature of our business, the IWG legal team works with a high degree of flexibility and we can offer you plenty of autonomy and breadth of responsibility within our fast-paced environment.



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