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Commercial Solicitor 2-5 PQE

  • Location:

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    Legal, Commercial Law

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40,000 - £60,000

  • Contact:

    Annmarie Jackson

  • Contact email:

    annmarie@kingsleyrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    AMJ17547

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Consultant:

    Annmarie Jackson

The Firm

My Client is a Top 45 National Law Firm and were Chambers listed in 2017. They are renowned for their commitment to their employees and provide an enviable working environment. Salary and benefit packages are market leading. The services they provide include advising on commercial contracts, intellectual property, data protection, competition, procurement and state aid, and strategically supporting supply chain management. Their clients are in various sectors such as retail, transport and logistics, media, pharmaceutical, insurance and technology and, within the public sector, universities, police forces and local authorities. 

The Role

To advise and support clients on all matters relating to commercial law, including drafting, negotiating and advising upon the risks connected with agreements in both the private and public sector

To assist partners with competition, intellectual property and data protection law matters

To develop own case load of commercial matters whilst supporting partners with larger scale matters

To draft, review and negotiate agreements

To be involved in business development

The Person

2-5 years PQE with a good grounding in commercial law with strong experience of commercial work in particular drafting and negotiating supply, services, consultancy, agency, franchising, outsourcing and general commercial contracts and advising on how to manage associated risks

Experience of data protection and competition law drafting and advice

High level of commercial awareness with strong attention to detail and good drafting skills

Conscientious, hard working, with developed critical thinking abilities and excellent communication, organisation and analytical skills

Ability to work as part of a team within the commercial team supporting more senior members of the same