PSL - Commercial Contracts

JMC Legal
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£80000 - £95000 per annum
17 Jan 2023
14 Feb 2023
Lucy Burt
Practice Area
Commercial Contracts
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

This role, working as part of the commercial groups PSL team, will offer you the chance to oversee a team working at the highest level with a truly global reach. If you are tired of chargeable hours, this role will allow you to fully utilise your extensive experience in commercial law.

The Firm

With offices throughout every major UK City, and internationally, the firm is Tier 1 in the Legal 500 across an abundance of specialisms. They have been repeatedly recognised for their commercial awareness, innovation, and the sector knowledge that they possess. This Top 20 law firm boasts homegrown partners and have established stellar individual reputations that give them and the firm real gravitas.

The firm has made significant investment throughout 2022, with the Leeds office being a key area of focus for the firm. This is evidenced by the investment they have made into the latest technology, continuously improving the office space, and the number of strategic heavyweight hires made in the last 12 months alone. They have a strong appetite for growth, and 2023 is an exciting year for the firm.

Investment in technology has always been an important part of who the firm is. They are constantly looking to remain ahead of the curve, provide a seamless client experience, and take away the monotonous administrative duties that will free up time to focus on what you do best; deliver top quality client service, build relationships, and generate revenue.

The client base reflects the firm's calibre, reputation, and expert knowledge. You will be representing international clients, household FTSE 250 names, and public sector bodies, making for a challenging, yet interesting and rewarding caseload.

What truly sets this firm apart is their culture. You may expect a firm of this size to have a stuffy, corporate environment, but that couldn't be further from reality. You will find a close-knit, collaborative team that will welcome you with open arms from day one, and an active social calendar that will allow you to integrate and build strong relationships with the wider team. This makes for an enjoyable and stimulating work environment, allowing the firm to enjoy an unrivalled employee retention rate. Also, you will find that the firm nurtures and develops legal talent, this is well demonstrated by the growing number of home-grown partners.

The Role

This is a standout opportunity to work within this leading Commercial Contracts team, as a Professional Support Lawyer at the firms Leeds office.

The commercial contracts practice forms a crucial part of the commercial group and this position will support the practice and the wider commercial group. The group have huge growth areas within AI, Digital Evolution, Internet of things; fintech, robotics and payments, sourcing, re/platforming, big Data and enterprise cloud.

You will work closely with the Partners, the Head of knowledge, the tech sector and marking and the business development function. As well as supporting the Tech & Sourcing and commercial team on regulatory and commercial developments, you will support external training programmes and identify new products.

This position is open for existing PSL/Knowledge Lawyers or Solicitors with good grounding within TMT/Sourcing/Commercial matters looking to move into a knowledge position.


  • 6 years + PQE as a Commercial Contracts Lawyer
  • Strong technical knowledge

Salary & Benefits

  • You will receive an above market rate salary alongside an extensive benefits package.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.