Commercial Solicitor

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Posted 23 days ago
Contract Type:
£45,000 - 55,000
Area of Law:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
1st October 2020
Quasi In-house Commercial Solicitor - Permanent - North A fantastic role for a junior to mid level commercial contracts solicitor has opened up with this highly professional quasi in-house legal team in Leeds (flexible/agile). The team - The team works as an extension to the in-house legal teams for a number of high profile national and global clients, but with the support and resources of a major international law firm. - They are very busy and have an opportunity to cover a 12 month maternity leave, with some potential for it to go permanent if they grow further during this time - The team works with high profile legal teams across a number of sectors, including luxury cars, financial services, food & drink and FMCG. - They have grown considerably since their inception at the beginning of 2016, with a significant number of new client wins for the efficient and cost effective managed in-house service. - Low turnover of staff - the team has grown considerably over the last 2+ years few have left. The opportunity - Could this role be the best of both worlds? - No chargeable hours targets, no scoping and pricing work, no time recording, no dealing with volume basic matters that are intellectually unstimulating - No having to turn your hand to matters that are outside your skillset with no support or resources - Sensible working hours and very high quality challenging and varied commercial contract work, in an environment where each lawyer can work to their full potential - Great levels of support, resources and ongoing training - Fully operational AI looks after higher volume basic contract work Who are they looking for? - They are now looking to take on a commercial solicitor with ideally between one and four years' PQE in predominantly commercial contracts, either from an in-house or private practice background. - You will need a solid academic record and experience gained within a top tier or mid tier commercial firm, or a regarded in-house legal team. - If you also have some additional experience in IT or data protection, so much the better although this is not essential. The team offers a highly competitive top tier salary and benefits package. If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us. If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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