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    Commercial Solicitor - Sussex / Surrey

    Job Description

    This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic Commercial Solicitor to work within a forward-thinking, award-winning law firm!

    The Firm

    Our client is an award-winning and expanding legal 100 firm with a headcount of 258, which provides integrated legal services from their offices in London, Surrey, and Sussex.

    The Team

    With so many of their commercial solicitors drawn directly from commercial backgrounds (having worked in-house or managed businesses themselves), they are proud to be known as “the business people who just happen to be lawyers.”

    The Opportunity

    They are seeking a Solicitor or an Associate to join their busy and highly rated Commercial Team working on the development and growth of services to their business clients.  As an effective member of the Commercial Team, you will specialise in non-contentious commercial work including commercial contracts, technology/IP, procurement, information law, and corporate support.

    The Candidate

    You’ll have responsibility for running your own files and fee targets under supervision. What they are looking for from you is:

    • Between 2 and 5 years PQE of non-contentious commercial work
    • Excellent knowledge of relevant commercial law and typical agreements
    • Enthusiasm and motivation to get involved with business development activities is essential
    • A commercial pragmatic approach to advice and negotiations is important
    • Understand the importance of client care with an ability to deal with a wide range of clients with differing objectives
    • A willingness to support others and be a strong team player
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Competent IT skills particularly using Excel, Word, Outlook Axxia or I-manage and Aderant.
    • Strong attention to detail and the ability to convey technical legal information in an effective and accessible way

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