COMMERCIAL SOLICITOR

Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary
£40,000 - £60,000
Posted
18 Sep 2017
Closes
27 Sep 2017
Ref
TS/948225/TL
Job Title
Associate
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10, NQ
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Commercial Contracts Solicitor - Associate or Senior Associate – General Commercial

COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS SOLICITOR ASSOCIATE OR SENIOR ASSOCIATE - MANCHESTER

Commercial Solicitor - Associate or Senior Associate – This is a great opportunity for a commercial solicitor who is keen to join a leading national firm which is really driving forwards and asserting itself in the Manchester and wider regional commercial market. You will be handling a mix of high quality commercial contract work for both private and public clients, including procurement, as well as charities, educational establishments etc. The team also advises on an impressive variety on intellectual property work and has an increasing reputation in the sports and media sector.

THE ROLE AT A GLANCE

  • Job title: Commercial Contracts Solicitor (Associate or Senior Associate)
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
  • Reports to: Partner
  • Previous Experience: Ideally a commercial solicitor either at Associate or Senior Associate level who has more of a commercial contract background, but with some experience of other areas such as procurement. The commercial team also works closely with the corporate team on corporate support as well as on other transactional matters.

THE FIRM

The firm is a leading national and international practice with a recognised corporate and commercial presence in Manchester. It advises a range of clients from SMEs to large plcs. The firm also has an impressive reputation in the public sector and represents clients such as local authorities, healthcare organisations as well as institutions operating in the third sector, such as charities, for example.

In other words, the role offers a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious commercial solicitor to gain access to a vast variety of work from an enviable client base.

THE WORK IN MORE DETAIL

The team advises clients on a full suite of commercial services, from general commercial contracts including supply and distribution contracts, to outsourcing arrangements and complex franchise agreements. In particular, the team acts for some major telecoms providers and logistics businesses and has developed key specialisms in this area.

Whilst the commercial team has a solid reputation acting for the private sector it also enjoys considerable recognition for its public sector work and has been involved in some major projects over the years including advising on some very high profile joint ventures.

COMMERCIAL BACKDROP / TRAJECTORY OF THE COMMERCIAL TEAM

This current piece of recruitment should be seen against the backdrop of a real desire to expand the commercial and corporate practice in the North West and build on the firm’s already impressive reputation. With that in mind, the firm has committed to a program of considerable investment to develop one of the most prolific commercial teams in Manchester.

PREFERRED SKILLS AND BACKGROUND

The commercial team is looking for a commercial solicitor with a solid background in general commercial contracts from a reputable firm. They are looking for a broad range of experience from junior to senior associate and want someone who wants to be part of a dynamic progressive team operating across a very broad client base.

A STUNNING OPPORTUNITY

This is a great chance to join a team which is looking to develop its brand further in Manchester and really assert itself in the wider commercial / corporate market. The salary package is excellent and is designed to attract the very best applicants looking to build their careers with an outstanding department.