Consultant Alex Brennan
Date posted 22 November 2018 2018-11-222019-01-21 legal UK Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters.co.uk
An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Commercial Solicitor to join a leading law firm based in Leeds.
Commercial Solicitor – Leeds
An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Commercial Solicitor to join the Litigation, Transaction and Advisory division of a leading law firm based in Leeds.
Having been recognised as the leading legal employer at the annual Britain’s Top Employers awards and achieved record rankings in Chambers UK 2017, the firm is immensely proud of the work they carry out for their clients and the culture they provide to their people.
The firm’s national Commercial team works with a wide range of both public and private clients; the firm provides a comprehensive range of commercial services encompassing commercial contracts, intellectual property, data protection, competition, procurement and state aid, and strategically supporting supply chain management. The firm’s clients are in various sectors such as retail, transport and logistics, media, pharmaceutical, insurance and technology and, within the public sector, universities, police forces and local authorities. The Commercial team advises on a variety of contracts from day-to-day business relationships up to major projects, and has expertise in IT contracts, joint ventures, collaboration and partnership agreements, public-private projects, agency and distribution agreements, supply chain agreements and franchising.
The Commercial Solicitor role will require the successful candidate to advise and support clients on all matters relating to Commercial Law, including drafting, negotiating and advising upon the risks connected with agreements in both the private and the public sector. Assisting partners with competition, intellectual property and data protection law matters and developing / building upon own case load of commercial matters whilst supporting partners with larger scale matters are two core responsibilities associated with the Commercial Solicitor role, and the successful candidate will also be required to draft, review and negotiate agreements. As well as being involved in business development, the successful applicant will be required to supervise junior team members.
Based in Leeds, this Commercial Solicitor role is for a qualified Solicitor with at between 5 and 10 years’ PQE and a good grounding in Commercial Law. The firm is seeking an individual with strong experience of commercial work (including drafting and negotiating supply, services, consultancy, agency, franchising, outsourcing and general commercial contracts) and in advising on how to manage associated risks. Experience of data protection and competition law drafting and advice, a high level of commercial awareness with strong attention to detail and good drafting skills are key to the application, and the firm are looking to recruit a conscientious and hardworking applicant with developed critical thinking abilities and excellent communication, organisation and analytical skills. The Commercial Solicitor role also requires an individual with the ability to work as both part of a team and on own initiative within the Commercial team supporting both more senior and junior staff and across the wider firm on larger projects, and to work to strict deadlines, targets and client protocols while maintaining high standards in terms of accuracy and quality.
For further information on this Commercial Solicitor role in Leeds, please contact Alex Brennan at Robert Walters (Leeds Office) on 07825 202 230 or email@example.com.
*Please note that PQE and NQ levels are only mentioned as a guide and do not preclude applications from commercial solicitors that have more or less experience and feel that they meet the above criteria.
We will aim to respond to your enquiry as soon as possible however Robert Walters receive a high number of applications; if we have not contacted you within 5 days, your application has not met the requirements of our client.