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Commercial Solicitor

£55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Job type:
Permanent, Full time
Practice area:
Commercial / Contract Law
Job reference:

Are you a Commercial Solicitor ready to take the next step, but have hit a glass ceiling in your current firm? Are you looking to take your career to the next level? Looking for that next challenge? If so, this role in Leeds City Centre could be the one for you!

Our client is one of the top law firms in Leeds and has a national reputation for excellence, and as a result, boasts an impressive client base and an extremely high-quality workload.
The department's expertise spans a broad spectrum of commercial law, including outsourcing; framework and supply arrangements; joint ventures, R&D and collaboration agreements; logistics, warehousing, distribution and supply chain management; IT and technology contracts and information technology advice; agency and distributorship agreements; and franchising.

As a member of this successful team, you will be undertaking work that covers the full range of commercial contracting, from a variety of clients including both blue chip companies and household names. Furthermore, the team hardworking and ambitious, and has a working environment designed to allow people to flourish. An individual with a desire to further their own skills, as well as the enthusiasm to help the more junior lawyers develop theirs, would be a good match for this role.

The firm has been expanding recently, and as a result, business development will also be a large part of the role. You will have the chance to network with clients and grow the department's presence in the market, making this an excellent opportunity for an individual with an outgoing personality and a passion for client contact. In this role you can become the leading figure in the further success of the department and really make a name for yourself in the area.

This particular role is a genuine opportunity to build your career as a commercial and IT lawyer, and for someone more senior, you could use this role as a strong platform to build on the existing work flow and gain partnership. This is a rare opportunity to step into a team geared up to support someone seeking to develop and grow an already successful IT practice.

Our client envisages the successful candidate to have 5+ years PQE in Commercial work, however more important than an exact PQE level is a candidate who is technically strong and commercially aware, with a passion for this area of law. The firm is therefore happy to consider individuals who fall outside of this bracket, yet can demonstrate the necessary abilities and enthusiasm for the role.

So if you are looking to take the next step in your career and meet a new challenge head on, why not apply?

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this role, or would like to find out more, please contact Andrew Purdy at Sacco Mann or another member of our Private Practice 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.

Please note our advertisements use PQE and salary levels purely as a guide, we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil this role.

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