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Newly Qualified Lawyer

About the role

Booker are looking for a Newly Qualified Lawyer to join our in-house legal team working across the Booker Group.  With an emphasis on business partnering through delivering high quality legal work, you will work cross functionally to support and advise the business.

Role Responsibility

•    Providing prompt, pragmatic legal advice, and assistance, to all parts of the business.
•    Drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts, both with suppliers of goods for resale, services and goods and services not for resale.
•    Creating and amending internal precedent documents, policies and procedures.
•    Effectively and efficiently dealing with claims, complaints and other unique issues as they arise.
•    Advising on compliance, governance, and regulatory matters such as GDPR, environmental legislation, Anti Bribery, Modern Slavery, GSCOP, MHRA, advertising.
•    Maintaining a knowledge of and the ability to apply and advise on changes in broader legislation that affect the wholesale industry, including tobacco, HFSS, DRS and the sale of alcohol.
•    Assisting with legal administration.
•    Helping the business to remain compliant with its policies to maintain its 'health, safe and legal' approach.

You will need

•    Up to 1 year+ PQE ideally gained in the commercial sector, experience of working in house 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 manage priorities with conflicting deadlines.
•    Strong legal administrative skills, willing to manage all aspects of the role.

What's in it for you

At Booker, along with being a great place to work and giving you an opportunity to get on in your career, we also offer the following fantastic package of benefits:

  • A Booker colleague card with 10% off purchases at Booker and double discount events up to three times a year.
  • After 3 months service, a Tesco colleague discount card with 10% increasing to 15% off most purchases at Tesco for a 4 day period after every four-weekly pay day, ie. thirteen times a year. In addition to 10% off at Tesco Cafe and 20% off all F&F purchases.
  • 10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile for yourself, along with further great deals through-out the year.
  • Up to 30% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco bank. Terms and conditions apply.
  • Free eye test when you spend £50 or more. You can also save 30% when you spend £50 or more on glasses, prescription sunglasses and contact lenses.
  • 50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy.
  • Exclusive access to discounted RAC breakdown cover rates
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases including a cycle to work scheme.
  • After 3 months service, you can join our annual Save As You Earn share scheme which allows you to buy Tesco shares in the future at a discount.
  • Retirement savings plan (pension) - save up to 5% and Booker will match your contribution.
  • Life Assurance - You are covered for death in service life cover of up to three times annual pay
  • Health and Wellbeing support and resources including our 24/7, confidential Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family.
  • A great holiday package

About us

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 Wholesale, Booker Retail Partners, Booker Direct, Classic Drinks, Ritter Courivaud and Best Food Logistics.  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*



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