Commercial Solicitor

  • £50000 - £55000 per annum
  • Durham, County Durham
  • Permanent

A Top Tier Firm for Corporate and Commercial services are looking for a Commercial Solicitor for their Durham office.

You will be joining a busy and growing corporate and commercial team working on complex projects regionally, nationally and on a cross-border basis.

You will be advising on a range of complex and high-value commercial transactions many in the technology sector, covering intellectual property, software development, software licensing (including cloud), and data protection, as well as others of a more general nature including terms of online and offline business, distribution and agency and franchising.

The team provides advice to businesses of all sizes including start-ups, established SMEs, public limited companies and large public sector organisations.

Required experience, skills and attributes 

The client ideally wants the Commercial Solicitor to have upwards of 5+ PQE working at another commercial law firm and who has experience in providing commercial advice.

They are particularly interested in candidates with experience in the technology sector working on information technology, software and IP agreements.

The main attributes they look for, but will not be limited to, are given below: -

  • pro-active in terms of managing your workload and continual development of your own legal skills;
  • possessing excellent organisational skills;
  • possessing excellent drafting skills;
  • demonstrating exceptional attention to detail;
  • demonstrating strong communication skills and an ability to work and build relationships with colleagues, clients and the wider professional community and
  • an ability to supervise and train junior members of the team.

An existing professional network would be beneficial but is not necessary. Many opportunities will be provided for Business Development.

Having been established for over 25 years, we are experts in legal recruitment. Our strength derives from the fact that we are well-known, well-respected and have developed long-standing bonds with both our clients and candidates and have become an authority on all aspects of legal recruitment.

If you would like to apply for this role or have any questions, please contact Helen Mauborgne at Sacco Mann on 0113 467 9786 or ask to speak to another member of the team. Alternatively, if you know of anyone who would be suitable for this role then please let them or us know as we offer a reward for successful referrals. For full terms please see our website.

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