Solicitor

Location
Peterborough
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Apr 2021
Closes
05 May 2021
Ref
J62386
Contact
Danielle Soar
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Company / Commercial
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are currently head hunting for a Company Commercial Solicitor for a Fantastic Legal 500 Law in the Peterborough region,

The Responsibilities of the Company Commercial Solicitor role include:
• Providing legal advice to a range of clients including the negotiation and drafting of documentation.
• Management of Client/Matter files.
• Carrying out in an effective, efficient and timely manner the various stages of legal proceedings with the aim of protecting the interests of the client.
• Proactively developing new business opportunities from internal cross-referrals, existing clients and other professionals.
• Meeting agreed targets and exhibit a commercial approach to financial management.
• Commit to continued professional development in this specialist sector.

The Ideal Candidate:
• Experience of working in Company Commercial or Corporate, across a range of clients, handling a diverse range of issues
• A sound knowledge of the law requisite for working in a Company Commercial team.
• A strong desire to learn and widen knowledge.
• Experience of building relationships with both new and existing clients and professionals including a natural ability to promote marketing and business development initiatives in a dynamic way.
• Good communication skills in order to explain legal matters clearly to clients.
• Tackles tasks in a structured manner to ensure completion to a high standard.
• Solid organisation and time management skills.
• Experience of working in a team and the ability to develop relationships with colleagues.
• Proven attention to detail and drafting skills.
• Sound problem solving skills.
• IT literacy with an understanding and willingness to pioneer and embrace system development to build efficiencies.

The Benefits:
• 25 Days Holiday + Bank
• Death in service x3
• Fantastic Competitive Basic Salary
• Health Care

If you are interested in applying for this role, please contact Danielle at Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment to obtain further information.