Commercial Associate

JMC Legal
England, West Sussex, Crawley
£48000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
05 Jan 2021
29 Jan 2021
Joe Bryant
Job Title
Practice Area
Commercial Contracts
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Full Time

Commercial Associate | Crawley | Top 100 firm

The firm is entrepreneurial in spirit, dynamic in nature and innovative in approach. This opportunity will offer a level of career investment which is rarely found at firms of this size. In addition, you will have a springboard for career progression.

The Firm

This firm deal with a quality of work commonly only associated with City practices. You will find an immensely diverse client base that continues to evolve constantly. The firm has performed exceptionally well over recent years and has grown year on year; they have strategic growth planned over the next 12 months in Crawley which will allow them to continue to obtain more market share.

You will find a strong leadership team that promotes an open-door culture where Partners are very accessible; everyone has a voice in throughout the organisation. It is a commonplace to find trainees and paralegals sitting side by side with Partners; it is this approach to training, mentoring and development which has given the firm an excellent reputation for homegrown partner talent.

It is commonplace for even trainees to participate in marketing and business development activities actively. By getting lawyers involved even at the most junior level, it has provided them with a very commercially savvy team.

Despite the firm's size (over 900 staff), they have unusually managed to keep a family feel running throughout the practice and network of the office. They are a Top 200 law firm with a conscience. There have an excellent social element that is promoted with an active roster of events throughout the year.

The role

This top-ranking and award-winning firm are seeking a Commercial Associate to join their Crawley, Sussex office.

The Commercial team for this legal 500 firm deals with multi-jurisdictional work. They deal with HNW Commercial matters and work with a range of companies, including international fintech firms and bluechip companies.
In this role you will be dealing with a mixed caseload of;

  • Software contracts
  • IT agreements
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Data protection

You will be working directly alongside some of the most well-known partners in the industry giving you access to a level of expertise that is hard to find outside of the city.


  • You will be a Commercial Solicitor with 2+ years' experience.
  • You will be meticulous when it comes to detail
  • You should have first-class communication skills
  • The ability to build credible client relationships is essential
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience (you will also receive an industry-leading benefits package)