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    Corporate/Commercial Senior Associate/Salaried Partner

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Corporate/Commercial
  • Location: Devizes, Wiltshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 16/02/2021
  • Job reference: 48443_1613463942

Corporate/Commercial Fixed Share Partner


Salary and package depending on experience

My client, a Legal 500 law firm based in Devizes are recruiting for a Corporate/Commercial Senior Associate/Partner to join their firm.

They are looking for someone to join the Firm at Senior Associate or Fixed Share Partner level and expect the candidates to be in a similar position.

You will take the lead within the Company Commercial department working with existing clients and creating opportunities through business development activities to grow the current client base.

The firm supports and advises broad spectrum of commercial clients from SME's to National clients, it is a busy, motivated and dynamic team that you will be managing and is well established.

You will be dealing with a varied caseload including Company incorporation's, Company structures and group re-restructuring's, Partnership and shareholder's agreements, Sale and purchase of businesses and Commercial contracts.

The responsibilities:

  • To provide support, when required, regarding other areas of Commercial work to the wider team.
  • To ensure that all client work is progressed expeditiously and that the client is kept regularly informed on progress and on costs.
  • At all times to exercise high standards of client care in a professional and pleasant manner.
  • To ensure the confidentiality and security of all documentation and information of the practice and clients.
  • To achieve agreed levels of billing, time recording and credit control.
  • To comply with the Solicitor's Accounts Rules and the Solicitor's Code of Conduct 2011.
  • To maintain clear and precise communications with other staff in the firm.
  • To ensure good working relationships with external institutions and organisations.
  • To supervise, support and develop immediate support staff and fee earning staff as agreed with the Head of Department.
  • To take responsibility for and attend to your CPD needs.
  • In conjunction with the firm, to comply with the relevant training requirements of the SRA and to assist with in-house training as may be required.
  • To carry out any other duties and responsibilities that may be required by the Team Lead.

Client Development and Marketing:

  • To be active in marketing the services of the firm and the specific team, its image and ethos

Person Specification:

Experience and knowledge:

  • 7+ years PQE in Company Commercial matters at regional or city office level. (Ideally bringing a following, but not a pre-requisite.)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Commercial/business acumen.
  • Experience in leading a team
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Flexible approach to work.
  • Ability to demonstrate commitment to high quality and a customer service focus.
  • Ability to travel to clients etc when required.
  • Strong ICT skills.
  • Driven and ambitious.

If you would like to apply for this role, please forward an up to date copy of your CV to or call Leanne on 01772 259121 for an informal discussion.

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