Commercial Associate

JMC Legal
England, Berkshire, Reading
£60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
30 Jan 2023
27 Feb 2023
Tom Amer
Job Title
Practice Area
Commercial Contracts
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Full Time
This Top 100 firm is seeking a commercial Solicitor with 3+ years PQE to join their award-winning corporate department based in Reading.

This firm is highly ranked across multiple practice areas in the Legal 500 and Chambers and has grown extensively to have access to a global network, making their work vary from regional, national and international clients.

The firm

This firm is well-established in the market, having operated for over 100 years with an impressive client base, including FTSE 250 and with a number of home-grown partners, reflecting their ability to nurture relationships and talent.

This firm is known for its ability to innovate in order to adapt to the most dynamic industries where the nature of legal services is always changing. It's true to say that they are extremely modern, but what's allowed them to operate for so long is their traditional values of quality, service and value for money.

They are operating at the frontier of sectors like fintech, blockchain, cryptocurrency, cloud-based services and emerging technologies. As you'd imagine, this firm houses many recognised lawyers who are highly ranked in the legal directories and highly sought after.

You will find a strong leadership team that promotes an open-door culture and gives a voice to all in the organisation. The firm has a very supportive atmosphere, and you will often see Partners and Paralegals sitting side-by-side. By aiding development from the onset, they have built a very commercially savvy team that rivals that of City firms.

The Role

  • You will work across a broad range of commercial contracts and demonstrate outstanding drafting and negotiation skills. Broader experience in data privacy, data protection, and GDPR matters is also advantageous.
  • With the support and guidance of senior lawyers, you will be given a platform to work with clients directly and manage relationships.
  • This role has excellent prospects for progression and you will join the firm's ethos of promoting on merit rather than bureaucracy.
  • You will receive an excellent level of exposure from the outset and given their level of growth, career prospects are in abundance
  • This role has excellent prospects for progression and you will join the firm's ethos of promoting on merit rather than bureaucracy.


  • Commercial Solicitor 3+ years PQE with experience in a leading corporate department
  • Highly meticulous, commercially focused and outcome orientated
  • Track record in business development & marketing of the department projects

What's on offer

  • Competitive salary package and excellent benefits
  • Access to the most impactful and high-profile work available
  • Opportunity to work alongside leading individuals and next-generation partners

Exciting opportunity for an ambitious Commercial Solicitor with 3+ years PQE to join a successful corporate team in Reading.