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    Non Contentious Commercial Solicitor / Lawyer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Blackburn, Lancashire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 16/11/2020
  • Job reference: 47555_1605517847

Solicitor / Lawyer - Commercial Law (non-contentious) | Lancashire | Salary Negotiable

My Client are dynamic and highly experienced business lawyers with offices in Lancashire and Manchester. They are Legal specialists, committed to provide the highest quality service through a real understanding of client needs, business priorities and specific requirement.


My Client are seeking technically astute candidates with experience of advising on a range of commercial matters, including Agency Agreements, Distribution agreements, Franchising, Joint Ventures, Terms and Conditions of trade as well as general Non-Contentious Commercial work.

In addition to the requisite technical skills, you will be an ambitious self-starter who is well connected and enjoys business development activities. I am especially interested to hear from candidates motivated to progress their careers with the drive and capability to realise growth for the firm.

What the firm will do for you:

You can expect to be challenged with complex legal work. Whilst they expect a lot, they really value their team members. They want their staff to stay with them for the long term, and they work hard to create a culture and environment that people flourish in.

In return for your expertise and dedication, they will provide you with the support required to help you succeed as a trusted adviser to clients and professional contacts alike.

They have heavily invested in technology to develop and refine their sophisticated work management software and communication networks. This provides you with the time and flexibility to concentrate on what matters most.

The candidate:

  • Qualified Solicitor or FILEX (6 years PQE, no upper limit)
  • Commercially minded with business development skills to support plans for growth and develop your own career.
  • Some following is preferred but not essential as clients has continuous stream of work.
  • Excellent technical, IT, client care and communication skills
  • Able to lead on transactional and advisory commercial legal work, whilst knowing when to ask for supervision
  • Self-motivated and professional

The offer:

In exchange for your hard work and commitment, they will offer:

  • A competitive remuneration package and additional benefits
  • A supportive and friendly working environment
  • The opportunity to work for a firm that prides itself on top quality, complex and challenging work
  • Excellent training and a structured approach to personal development through our competency framework

This role will suit someone with a strong commercial background either In-House or Practice and would be comfortable hitting the ground running and taking over files from a managing partner and working side by side.

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

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