Commercial Solicitor

Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
£65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted
03 Jun 2024
Closes
01 Jul 2024
Ref
JN -062024-6442338
Contact
Mike Smith
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Commercial Contracts
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is looking to recruit a Commercial Solicitor to join their growing In-house team in Leeds. This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading alternative legal services provider and work with global businesses dealing with their In-house legal work.

Client Details

Our client is specialist legal services provider dealing with managed legal services from Leeds. Part of a global law firm the client offers a great opportunity to work in-house but have the support of a large law firm. The firm is ranked as a leading provider of alternative legal services by the directories and they have a great client base across the public and private sector.

Description

The Commercial Solicitor will work as part of a team and deal with a range of work and responsibilities including;

  • Provide legal advice on a range of commercial matters.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate commercial agreements.
  • Work collaboratively with the legal team to ensure best practices.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of changes in commercial law.
  • Mitigate legal risk for clients
  • Build and maintain relationships with the teams clients
  • Get involved in large outsourcing deals to global contract reviews

Profile

The successful Commercial Solicitor should have:

  • A background in Commercial law gained in practice or In-house
  • Likely to be around 2-8 years PQE
  • Ties to the Leeds market
  • Excellent negotiation and drafting skills.
  • A thorough understanding of commercial law.

Job Offer

  • A competitive salary between £65000 - £70000 per annum.
  • A generous holiday allowance of 25 days.
  • An attractive pension scheme contributing 5%.
  • A healthy work-life balance with agile working opportunities.
  • Comprehensive health care benefits.
  • An opportunity to work in a professional and supportive environment.