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Solicitor/CiLEX - (Commercial Law) – Legal 500 Firm

Solicitor/CiLEX - (Commercial Law) – Legal 500 Firm

  • Location

    Manchester

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £60k, dependant on experience + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Kathryn Wycherley

  • Contact email:

    kathryn@kingsleyrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    KW18032

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    permanent

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-14

  • Startdate:

    asap

Are you an experienced Commercial Lawyer/ CILEX? Do you strive to be an integral part of a Leading, prestigious “Legal 500” firm? - Then read on.

The Department

Our client’s national Commercial team works with a wide range of clients both private and public.

They provide a comprehensive range of commercial services encompassing 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.

They advise on a variety of contracts from day-to-day business relationships up to major projects, 

and have expertise in IT contracts, joint ventures, collaboration and partnership agreements, 

public-private projects, agency and distribution agreements, supply chain agreements and franchising. 

 

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 all manner of commercial work including, but not limited to, general commercial, GDPR, data protection and IP/IT matters
To develop and build upon own case load of commercial matters whilst supporting partners with larger scale matters
To draft, review and negotiate a range of agreements
To take an active role in business development
To train, supervise and develop junior team members


The person specification
Circa 5-10 years PQE with a good grounding in commercial law
Strong experience of commercial work drafting and negotiating supply, services, consultancy, agency, 
franchising, outsourcing and general commercial contracts and advising how to manage associated risks.
Experience of GDPR, data protection, IP/IT and competition law drafting and advice
High level of commercial awareness with strong attention to detail and good drafting skills
Conscientious, self-motivated, hardworking, responsive, with critical thinking abilities and excellent communication, organisation and analytical skills
Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team within the national Commercial team 
supporting more senior and junior staff and across the wider firm on larger projects
Methodical, organised approach
Passionate about growth, generating work opportunities both internally and externally
Passionate about operational excellence generating work opportunities through great service delivery and improving the client experience
Ability to work to strict deadlines, tight timetables, targets and client protocols while maintaining high standards in terms of accuracy and quality


Any reference to experience or PQE in our adverts or job descriptions is to be used as a guideline only. 

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and with different levels of experience who can demonstrate that they fulfil the requirements of the role

“Apply Now” or contact kathryn@kingsleyrecruitment.co.uk or call 0151 242 1630 / 07858 388 799