Commercial Lawyer

Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
£62000.00 - £78000.00 per annum
20 Sep 2017
18 Oct 2017
Rachael Mann
Sector/Practice Area
Corporate, Commercial contracts
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Full time

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a strong Commercial Solicitor to join a highly regarded leading law firm in West Yorkshire. Our client has a fantastic reputation for its Commercial work and you will be working alongside some of the best lawyers in the business. The team have an enviable client base and work on a range of national and cross border transactions. The firm have a strong reputation for delivering high quality commercial advice, largely to in house counsel and are frequently called upon to deliver on the more complex matters given their depth of experience. They work really closely with some of the leading companies in the country as well as further afield and have consistent and long term client relationships.

The role itself is broad in nature and will general involve commercial contracts alongside dealing with other types of work including IT outsourcing, business process outsourcing, logistics, data protection, intellectual property protection & exploitation and competition. The role will also involve dealing with IT work which the team are known for handling some of the largest and most complex transactions within the market. There will be a caseload there to pick up that you will manage yourself as well as assisting Partners on those larger and complex matters.

Our client is looking for someone who has a few years' experience under their belt ideally with experience within one of the following sectors: financial services, industrials, aviation, digital, health and retail & consumer. They are really looking for someone who can come in and take responsibility on a range of medium complex projects and taking a lead on larger IT and commercial projects too.

In this role you will have the opportunity to play a key part of the team with shaping and driving the development of the more junior team members so there's lots of opportunity to take on that additional responsibility. This is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking to build your career with a leading international firm whilst handling complex and interesting work.

Candidates who have at least 5 years PQE are likely to have the right level of knowledge/experience to undertake the role, however, this has been given as an approximate guide for applicants and our client is happy to consider the applications of candidates who fall outside of this PQE range but who have the relevant knowledge/experience.

Alternatively, if you know of anyone who would be suitable for this role then please let them or us know as we offer a reward for successful referrals. For full terms please see our website.
For more information on this Commercial role please contact Rachael Mann (or another member of our Private Practice team) at Sacco Mann.

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