Salary £40,000 - £55,000 per annum
Consultant Katie Plant
Date posted 13 April 201811 Slingsby Place, St Martin's Courtyard London, WC2E 9AB Robert Walters United Kingdom
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Commercial Solicitor to join a highly regarded law firm in Cheshire who have an exceptional client base and are known for appreciate their employees. The role is based in Altrincham and offers a competitive salary and benefits package which include flexible working.
About the role
The Commercial team is highly regarded by Legal 500 and is looking to grow it’s offering by adding a Commercial Associate who is looking for a solid progression path.
This team have an enviable client base and are instructed by private and public sector clients alike including global organisations, local government, NHS, universities and the military. As such, they have an abundance of high quality work which is evenly spread.
The successful candidate will be drafting, negotiating and advising in the following areas:
- Tech IP protection and commercialisation
- IT agreements (software licences, managed services, support and maintenance, escrow, SaaS/PaaS/laaS, hosting agreements etc)
- E-Commerce issues
- Data Protection (including preparation for GDPR)
- Outsourcing agreements including business change/transformation, IT, telecoms, business process and business re-engineering
- Distribution, agency and franchise agreements
About the person
The Commercial Solicitor will be a UK qualified solicitor with ideally a minimum of 2 years Commercial experience gained at a leading private practice firm, either a national firm or a niche IT/IP practice. Awareness of and a passion for commercial law are necessities, along with excellent interpersonal and self-management skills, strong academics and the ability to quickly build strong relationships with both colleagues and clients. Experience in banking, insurance and retail sectors is preferable but not a pre-requisite.
About the organisation
This role provides the successful applicant with the opportunity to join a full-service commercial law firm who pride themselves on providing bespoke training and development to ensure their employees are equipped with all the essential skills in order to develop their career.
For further information on this or other similar roles please contact me or forward your CV for immediate consideration.