Commercial (Public Sector) Associate

JMC Legal
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£50000 - £60000 per annum
17 Jan 2023
14 Feb 2023
Joey Medway
Job Title
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Full Time

Join this Top 50 Firm and work on a broad range of commercial & procurement matters for numerous public bodies & local authorities, placing you years ahead of your PQE.

Homing offices all across the UK, this Top 50 firm are widely recognised as a leading national player. Their superior reputation is regularly acknowledged by the Legal 500, ranking highly across numerous practice areas in the North West and Yorkshire.

Yet, it's their investment in employees which set this firm apart from the rest. With a unique growth plan in place, this firm are experts at nurturing and developing talent throughout all levels. The sheer number of home-grown partners across the offices provides insight into the success that their investment plays, secured by achieving 'Leading Legal Employer' status in the recent annual awards event.

This investment has provided for the resources and infrastructure to deal with a diverse and complex range of legal needs. The client base, as a result, is reflective of this stature. You will be representing a wide range of clients, from national household names to public bodies, making for a challenging yet rewarding working lifestyle.

The Role:

  • The Firm are looking for an ambitious Commercial Associate to join their office in Leeds, with hybrid working in place
  • The Commercial team are widely regarded for their specialist knowledge in public sector services, acting for local governments, police & fire authorities, universities and NHS bodies
  • To align with this, you will have a diverse caseload covering all aspects of public sector-related matters, including procurement law matters, commercial contracts, major projects (infrastructure & IT), grant funding agreements and alternative delivery models for public bodies
  • As an Associate, you will also assist the partners on their caseload and get involved in business development
  • You can expect to receive a high level of support and significant investment in your professional development - you will be working alongside respected Lawyers, who will give you the platform to further expand your Commercial & public sector network

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A qualified Commercial Solicitor with 2 to 5 years PQE
  • Strong academic background
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail


  • Competitive salary & benefits package
  • Hybrid working

This is a standout opportunity for a Commercial Associate to join the firm's vibrant office in Leeds.

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