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    Commercial Solicitor

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Commercial Litigation
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 11/06/2018
  • Job reference: 34127_1528729305

Commercial Solicitor 2-6 years PQE

Manchester or Macclesfield

Negotiable depending on experience

The purpose of the Commercial Solicitor is to assist Partners and Senior Solicitors on a wide range of non-contentious commercial matters.

As a Commercial Solicitor you will be dealing with the like of; IT, E-Commerce & Telecoms contract; software development, licensing and hosting agreements; web-development agreements; data protection; advice on IPRs; assignment and licensing of intellectual property rights; franchising; outsource / consultancy / procurement agreements; joint venture and collaboration agreements; commercial contracts and trading agreements; standard terms of business and supply, agency and distribution agreements; advice on competition law.

The duties of the Commercial Solicitor will include but are not limited to;

  • Give accurate prompt, realistic and relevant advice in response to client's enquiries whilst managing their expectations.
  • Deliver legal support across a wide range of corporate matters including drafting, negotiating and interpreting contracts.
  • Gain an understanding of the client's requirements and how to achieve their needs.
  • Develop and maintaining strong relationships with clients.
  • Actively work to convert an enquiry into a new matter.
  • Support senior fee earners with marketing opportunities, including; writing blogs and press releases, and to be pro-active in networking and business development.
  • Ensure proper file management.
  • Ensure all time recording is accurate.
  • Ensure billing is completed to agreed timescales.
  • Maintain confidentiality in line with the company's policies and procedures; including dealing with confidential documents.
  • Keep abreast of changes in legislation, case law and carry out legal research.
  • Promote and comply with legislation policies on equal opportunities and health and safety both in the delivery of services and the treatment of others.
  • Identify and undertake training and development as required in order to meet personal, SRA and business needs.
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties, commensurate with the level of the post so as to ensure the smooth running of the firm.

For more information on this role please contact Leanne Taylor @ Clayton legal or click to apply.

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