Our client, a leading sector focussed national firm with a strong sense of purpose is seeking to recruit an NQ-2 years PQE Solicitor to play a key role in its thriving Commercial/IT team to be based in the firm’s Birmingham, Bristol or Leeds office.
The Commercial/IT team has excellent in-depth, industry-focused expertise, and advises both public and private sector clients on a wide range of high profile and high value commercial/ICT projects, outsourcing arrangements and general commercial contracts. In an increasingly complex and competitive commercial landscape, the team is helping more and more clients keep pace with commercial change.
The successful candidate would be joining a fast expanding team and would have the chance to be part of, and help shape, the firm’s ambitious commercial growth plans.
The day to day role will focus on commercial contracts for the likes of Central Government bodies, (and a range of arms’ length bodies and executive agencies), NHS bodies, local authorities and central government agencies, as well as private sector companies.
In particular this role will include working closely with a key commercial partner to develop a new and innovative service offering to the firm’s existing client base. In addition, the candidate will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of commercial and IT projects within a multi-disciplinary team.
The remit of the role is intentionally broad, to provide challenging and interesting work, giving the successful lawyer extensive client contact from the outset. You will be supported by an experienced, inclusive team and be provided with excellent training and opportunities for progression.
The successful candidate will possess the following skills:
Experience in drafting and reviewing commercial contracts and contract management support
Ability to work in a team, coordinating advice with other fee earners
An ability to liaise effectively with clients
Practical and commercial approach
Excellent organisational skills and ability to manage time effectively
Strong training either in private practice or in-house at a tech firm or within the public sector. Whatever your work background, you must be excellent in front of clients, ready to play an active role in growing the team and eager to drive your career forward in a progressive and ambitious practice.
In return you will receive a good salary, substantial benefits and flexible working.
Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.