Company and Commercial Solicitor

Location
Cambridge
Salary
£36000 - £60000 (DOE)
Posted
16 Sep 2017
Closes
16 Oct 2017
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Company and Commercial Solicitor to join a respected Legal 500 firm in Cambridge. As a Company and Commercial Solicitor, you will be a part of a forward thinking and highly collaborative corporate team. You responsible for negotiating transaction documents whilst applying a high-level of interpersonal skills with clients, as well as demonstrating specialised knowledge and judgment. You will also assist the team in developing commercial law products, including e-products via the firm’s website.   

Your main responsibilities will include;

Advising clients in varied aspects of corporate and partnership law, including;

  • Business and share acquisitions and disposals;
  • Management buy-outs;
  • Share re-organisations, issues, buy-backs and transfers;
  • Advice to company directors;
  • Corporate governance
  • Joint ventures and shareholder arrangements etc.
  • Advice on partnerships and limited liability partnerships
  • Drafting documentation using precedents and creating precedents where none exists.
  • Attending and speaking at the firm’s marketing events and seminars.
  • Assisting with development and delivery of training events and other marketing initiatives.
  • Keeping up to date with developments in Corporate and Commercial Law.
  • Undertaking any other reasonable duties from time to time allocated to the role.
  • Attending and speaking at the firm’s marketing events and seminars.
  • To ensure the profitability of the firm is maintained through regular billing and development of client relationships.

You will also advise clients on various commercial contract arrangements including:

  • Supply of goods and services;
  • Distribution, outsourcing, fundraising;
  • E-commerce;
  • Agency.
  • Franchise agreements
  • Intellectual property matters  

To succeed in this role, you must have; 

  • Experience of negotiating, facilitating and influencing others to achieve desired outcomes
  • Demonstrable passion for client service and be responsive to client needs and accessible. 
  • A positive and client- focused attitude.
  • A strong work ethic and a reputation for being hardworking.
  • Demonstrable integrity, be willing to share knowledge and supports colleagues. 
  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills
  • Demonstrable commercial awareness, business acumen and an ability to work as part of a team to attain financial targets. 
  • A willingness to maintain continued professional development. 
  • Excellent research skills and an attention to detail.
  • Be able to use your initiative to seek out suitable technical solutions. 

Your educational qualifications will include;

  • A law degree, completed LPC course and a 2-year training contract
  • Completed GDL and LPC courses and a training contract.

You will also have;

 At least 2 years PQE 

In return you will receive;

A salary of £36000-£60,000(DOE) and an excellent benefits package. You will also have a great opportunity for career progression within a forward thinking and highly respected firm with a history of over 100 years.

About the company

Our client is a highly respected legal 500 firm with a strong history of providing legal advice in an innovative, client focused and collaborative way for over 100 years. 

 

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