Commercial Senior Associate
This top national practice is a market leader in corporate and commercial work in the Yorkshire area, is consistently busy in commercial and is looking to hire a further experienced commercial solicitor to join the expanding team.
With a client list to die for, full of household names, the team is involved in a wide range of major transactional commercial matters, including trade & regulation, commercial contracts, competition, technology, outsourcing and IP work, and is well known for being a close-knit bunch of friendly, down to earth, sociable lawyers who just happen to also have a great breadth & depth of experience between them. The work is challenging and interesting, and throws up all sorts of technical legal issues to get your teeth stuck into.
With two senior members of the growing team recently promoted to partner, there is room to grow at the mid to senior end, and they are looking to hire a solicitor with at least 5 years' PQE in general commercial work, preferably also with some expertise in IT & technology. The successful candidate can expect to take responsibility for their own medium complexity matters, as well as working closely as part of a team on larger IT and commercial cross-sector projects. In addition, the team would particularly like to hear from lawyers with specific sector experience in financial services, aviation, digital, health, retail & consumer or heavy industry, although other sector experience is also welcome.
All the lawyers in the team are encouraged and expected to take an active role in building effective client relationships and developing new clients and there is plenty of opportunity in this area for you to further develop your skills. You will also have the opportunity to undertake in-house secondments with clients so that you can get involved with their projects more closely.
The firm has won awards for its flexible working and for being a family-friendly employer and it prides itself on its work-life integration policies.
It also goes without saying that the quality of work is second to none and the firm offers top market rate salaries. As the team grows further, the progression opportunities are genuine.
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