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    Senior Commercial Solicitor - Reading

    £60,000 - £70,000

    Job Description

    An opportunity for a Senior Commercial Solicitor to join a highly regarded law firm in Reading.  

    The Firm

    With a reputation for being innovative, practical, commercial, and strategic, the firm acts for a wide range of businesses, from start-ups and SMEs to multinationals and FTSE250 companies as well as numerous public sector bodies and individual clients.

    As a leading full-service commercial law firm operating for over 100 years, they deliver on client requests by drawing on expertise from their associated companies to help deliver solutions for their clients in the UK and internationally.

    The Team

    Their specialist commercial lawyers provide expert guidance on contracts and agreements across all sectors, from start-ups and SMEs to multinational corporations, ensuring clients have commercial arrangements that minimise risk and maximise profitability.

    The commercial team covers most sectors, including financial services, film & media, IT Services, including licenses and master services agreements, the automotive and manufacturing industry, and sports clubs.

    The Role

    The firm is now looking for a Commercial Solicitor to join the team and advise clients on a range of commercial issues, including contract drafting and negotiation of high value and complex contracts, procurement contracts, agency and distribution agreements, IT contracts, outsourcing agreements, general terms and conditions (B2B and B2C), data protection, intellectual property, and commercial due diligence. It would be an advantage to have experience of tenders and supply chain.

    You will be expected to maintain and develop existing and new clients through planned relationship management and marketing events, articles, seminars etc., manage and maintain effective records of all work undertaken, including time spent, and adhere to the firm’s policy on billing, file procedures and case management, participate in presentations internally and externally and active attendance of networking events/relevant industry bodies, liaise and attend meetings with the team and firm necessary to perform duties and aid individual and organisational development, develop ideas and create uses for know-how and innovation and undertake personal and professional development and support the promotion of the team and firm generally.

    The Candidate

    To be successful you must:

    • Hold a current Practising Certificate
    • Have good academics – A/Bs in A’levels; 2:1 degree or above or equivalents
    • Have had good training/experience of advising on a range of commercial matters and an ability/aptitude to deal with clients direct,
    • Have the ability/willingness to take part in marketing/networking etc. also an important feature.

    Please do not hesitate to contact Paul Burgin on 0203 355 2262 or