Commercial Contracts Solicitor

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Posted 30+ days ago
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Negotiable
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Private Practice
Reference Number:
SM/128912
Posted:
30+ days ago
Commercial Contracts Solicitor About the Firm: An award-winning top 200 UK law firm, has served businesses and individuals for over a century. A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join their Commercial team for their East Midlands office. Acknowledged as a 'leading firm' by Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500, its exceptional staff quality and service standards are affirmed by ISO quality assurance accreditations, industry awards, and peer recognition. The firm is dedicated to providing clear advice to clients, aiding them in achieving their objectives efficiently. The team is consistently ranked in The Legal 500 UK and frequently works with managing directors and finance directors in organisations of all types and sizes, from owner-managed businesses to global PLC's. Many of the firms commercial solicitors have undertaken secondments at multi-national blue-chip companies operating in a range of sectors. This has given the team valuable experience of working with and understanding the requirements of the pressures faced by in-house counsel. This role would be ideal for someone looking to develop their career with a varied and interesting workload, flexibility and freedom in a supportive and friendly environment. The successful candidate will work closely with the HoD and there will be opportunities to help shape the strategic direction and business development initiatives of the team. Key Responsibilities: Manage a varied caseload of complex matters that will include: - Drafting standard agreements including terms of sale and contracts of distribution and agency. - Drafting and negotiating a wide range of business-to-business contracts. - Drafting standard terms for sales to consumers. - Advising on data protection compliance including desktop audits and time-sensitive matters as they arise. - Providing transactional support to the corporate team. - Ensure personal legal knowledge is kept up to date and new advancements are communicated to the wider team. - Be involved in the marketing and business development of both the department and the firm. Skills, Knowledge and Expertise - You will have a minimum of 2 years PQE in a commercial law role. - Have an excellent academic background. - Possess exceptional client care skills. - Be able to demonstrate proactive management of matters with a minimum of supervision. - Possess networking and client development skills. Benefits - Competitive salary. - Bonus potential. - Career Development opportunities. - 25 days holiday plus bank holidays. - 1 week's holiday carry over and extra day off for your birthday. - Staff card discount scheme for local shops. - Monthly food on the firm for all staff. - Staff discounts on legal services.
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Soph Memhi
Soph Memhi

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Birmingham

sophmemhi@bcllegal.com

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