Commercial Senior Associate (Health)

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Posted 30+ days ago
Contract Type:
£65,000 - 75,000
Area of Law:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
30+ days ago
Commercial Senior Associate (Health) 6+ PQE - Leeds An exciting opportunity has arisen for a senior commercial lawyer with experience in the health sector to join a highly respected team in Leeds who are at the forefront of healthcare commercial work nationally. This is an excellent opportunity to be a fundamental part of an award-winning team, delivering a range of complex projects and commercial transactions across both the NHS and the ever-growing independent health sector. The Firm - UK-Top 100 commercial law firm - Award-winning firm having recently won or been shortlisted for a number of awards - Vibrant, growing Commercial and Infrastructure team - Strong opportunities for progression - Friendly and collaborative culture The successful candidate will join a successfully growing team with expertise across a wide range of commercial and strategic matters, legislative and regulatory frameworks and commercial transactions such as: joint ventures, collaborations and partnerships; new models of care provision in the NHS; outsourcing, insourcing and shared services; health and local government integration, as well as a wide variety of business to business and business to consumer contracts in the independent health and social care markets. As a Senior Associate in this team, you will: - Work alongside the team to deliver of a range of complex projects and commercial transactions to both public and private sector clients. - Advise on a range of contractual or corporate/partnering arrangements between: (a) the public/private sector; (b) the public/public sector; (c) private business to business; and (d) private business to consumer. - Advise on shared services, new models of alternative delivery vehicles (including companies and limited liability partnerships) devolution and cross sector collaboration between public bodies. - Advise on complex governance issues from statutory powers to Board decision-making and constitutional matters. - Advise on specialist health areas including the regulatory frameworks for pharmaceuticals and medical devices. - Engage regularly with clients, attend client meetings and work closely with other legal, financial and technical advisors. - Have the opportunity to join in responsible business activities across the firm and pro-bono work. Candidate requirements: - Experience of advising the NHS, private health and/or social care clients - A passion to learn, enthusiasm and the desire to excel as a lawyer - The ability to deliver clear, precise advice - Ideally experience of or an interest in supervising junior lawyers - Strong technical skills and an ability to understand and work through complex issues - A demonstrable ability to adopt a practical and commercial approach to legal issues - Ability to liaise effectively with clients and build relationships - Ability to operate with a high level of self-sufficiency and an awareness of own abilities - A genuine interest in business development - A positive and flexible approach The firm support hybrid/flexible working and welcome a conversation if you have any questions around this. They also offer a competitive salary towards the top end of the market and a substantial benefits package. If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. For a full list of jobs you can also visit the BCL job search page. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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