Commercial Solicitor

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Milton Keynes
17 Sep 2019
17 Oct 2019
Sector/Practice Area
1-3 years

PQE: 1 year +

Term: Permanent

Working hours: Full-time

Team: Commercial Group

Location: Milton Keynes

The Firm

A leading UK law Firm with a network of offices from the South Coast to Scotland, working together as one national team. An innovative practice and the first top 100 law firm to achieve “Gold Standard”. Investors in People, the Firm’s values and culture are not just words on their website but are the heartbeat of the Firm. The lack of barriers between departments, a real lack of hierarchy, zero tolerance for arrogance and pomposity makes this Firm a fantastic place to work.

The Team

Our client’s national Commercial Group contains Privacy & Data, TMT, Commercial Contracts, IP, Financial Services and Projects & Infrastructure specialists. The Firm are proud to have a number of leading practitioners in their teams. The Firm are ranked in the top tier of Legal 500 for most of their practice areas, although their intention is to have top rankings across the board.

The Firm work in partnership with their in-house clients and drive advancements in their technology and services in line with this. This Firm pride themselves on trying to do things differently. Their products, such as their Convergence toolkit to effectively manage large projects, their Resource Solutions product suite which is tailored to meet the individual needs of clients, and Matters+, the Firm’s matter management solution for in-house teams which has been short listed for two legal innovation awards, are examples of this Firm’s forward thinking to providing best-in-class legal services to their clients.

Our client’s team in Milton Keynes is a slick operation and provides the full range of commercial contract and tech support to a client portfolio that consists almost exclusively of global brands and FTSE 250 businesses.

The team works across a number of sectors with a particular focus on the automotive, retail and tech industries. The Firm’s book of clients includes in excess of 20 automotive brands including Volkswagen Group, Mercedes-Benz and Peugeot Citroen and the team is regularly involved in cutting edge commercial contract and tech projects including major business process and technology outsourcings. Our client works very closely with their own clients and are often viewed as an extension of their businesses.

It’s an exciting time to be joining this Firm’s Milton Keynes office. They are due to relocate their offices in late 2019 / early 2020 to a flagship building and as a result, their new office will offer market leading facilities and a fantastic working environment in keeping with the Firm’s forward thinking, collaborative, agile set-up.

The Role

Our client is looking for a 1yr PQE+ Solicitor to join their Commercial team in Milton Keynes.

You will be working on top quality work in a positive and supportive environment. The Firm operate a meritocracy and encourage career progression. Your efforts and achievements will be recognised, and you will have the chance to progress in accordance with your contribution.

Our client’s commercial lawyers are pragmatic and innovative – they put the client at the centre of everything they do, and they are continually seeking to develop and advance. This Firm believe you should be honing your skills for communication and client service excellence at the same time as your technical knowledge and they will provide you with opportunities to do both.

You will have the chance to bolster your experience and identify the commercial work that inspires you so you can specialise as you progress.  From contracts for e-business to major outsourcing projects, and whether relating to purchasing, production, marketing, selling, infrastructure or technology, you will see that our client’s lawyers understand the need to be both commercial and apply the law in real life situations, in partnering their clients to achieve their commercial objectives.

The Firm get numerous requests for secondees from their clients so if you join, you’ll get the opportunity to complete a stint in-house. Our client places great value in this experience and think it will enhance your profile and skills.

Equal Opportunities

This Firm is a committed Equal Opportunities employer promoting equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who either applies to or works for the Firm is treated equally, whatever their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.

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