Solicitor / Associate - Commercial

TSR Legal
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Up to £50,000
11 Feb 2019
11 Mar 2019
Practice area
Company and commercial
Full time
Contract type

Solicitor / Associate - Commercial

My client is one of the UK’s leading full service firms. They provide their clients with practical and straightforward legal advice whatever their regional, national and international requirements. Their clients are commercial businesses, not-for-profit organisations, government agencies and private individuals. They employ more than 1000 people.

Role Purpose

It has been said that Wales is experiencing the fastest growing economy outside London.  Cardiff is at the heart of this growth in both the private and public sectors. Their well-established commercial practice in Cardiff has advised on some of the largest projects in the UK. They have an enviable client base ranging from major procurers and funders of projects to established technology-rich businesses and innovative start-ups, combined with a strong dedication to the financial services and business sectors.  We have a lot to offer an ambitious and talented lawyer wanting to work in the capital of Wales, which is also one of the most dynamic and pleasant cities in the UK.

They boast strong expertise in advising Government, Local Authorities, Universities, the NHS and a range of private sector clients on significant projects, including devising innovative procurement strategies and governance structures.

They are looking to hire a Solicitor to Associate level to take on an active and client facing role within the team. You will be responsible for supporting the partners on large scale commercial contracts and projects and for handling your own caseload with appropriate supervision.  The role will also involve supporting other teams with due diligence and ancillary related commercial arrangements.

This is an opportunity to become invovled with a range of high quality transactions working with household name clients from the private and public sectors as well as to network and contribute to practice development in wales.

The role sits within the wider commercial team in their friendly and modern Cardiff office and offers an excellent opportunity for a motivated lawyer who is looking to take the next step in their career. 

 Skills & Experience

 You will be an experienced lawyer, with a strong background in good quality commercial work and public procurement matters across the public and/or private sectors.

We expect candidates for the position to have the following personal attributes:

  • Strong technical competence
  • Intellectual ability
  • Self-motivation
  • Commercial awareness
  • Good drafting skills
  • A team player – willing to support others and be flexible
  • Confident and personable
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Enjoy client contact, ability to build rapport and confidence
  • Well regarded where you are
  • Willingness to get involved and assist with practices and sector development
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Understands and complies with Information Security responsibilities commensurate with this role including Data Protection and the duty of confidentiality

For a confidential discussion on this role please contact Daniel Mason at our head offices.