Commercial Senior Associate

JMC Legal recruitment
England, Greater Manchester, Trafford
£55000 - £65000 per annum
Closing date
26 Feb 2021

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Are you looking to join a commercial firm that offers an intricate caseload and the option to work from home? This opportunity gives you the exposure to high quality work and a springboard to launch your career while working around a schedule to best suit your needs.

The Firm

This Legal 500 and Chambers ranked Top Tier regional firm are highly reputable across the North West. Though they have a rich heritage dating back several decades, they remain ahead of the curve by embellishing an innovative, forward-thinking, and dynamic approach that constantly allows them to evolve.

The firm boasts a contemporary and state of the art office, which they have recently moved to in the heart of the affluent town, Altrincham. They invest heavily into ensuring they are using and utilising the best technology available and have good infrastructure and excellent support teams, allowing you more time to focus on generating fee's and having more in the way of client contact.

The firm has a large mix of clients and work with some big names both from the City as well as the affluent area they operate in, making an interesting and varied client base. A large number of these clients have been long standing with them firm and often offer repeat business which gives you a flavour of their success. As well as this, some businesses use the firm as their outsourced legal department.

You will find there is very much an open-door policy where access to senior member of staff is commonplace. The firm places junior lawyers alongside Partners, ensuring that you do not just learn technical skills, but also equipped in becoming a strong business developer.

The firm have a modern and flexible approach to working and understand its staff are of paramount importance to making them the successful firm they are. They recognise the value of looking after their staff and offer agile working on different levels to individually meet the needs of each employee, with working from home encouraged to fit in with employee's personal lives.

The Role

The firm are looking for an experienced Commercial Senior Associate to join their busy city centre department in Altrincham.

You will work with a close-knit team that sits as part of the wider Corporate and Commercial department who have been awarded 'Top Tier' status in the Legal 500.

The firm act for a number of large clients from the City and you should have exposure to similar clients on this level.
You will cover a multitude of Commercial work to include IT & E-Commerce contracts, web-development agreements, data protection, assignment and licensing of IP rights and franchising. As well as this there will be a small element of Corporate work involving joint ventures.

Though you should be highly experienced in Commercial work, you do not need to have experience in Corporate work, but have an interest in further developing your knowledge within this field.


  • You will have at least 6 years PQE
  • You should have a strong background in Commercial law
  • Experience of Corporate work would be beneficial, though this is not essential
  • A meticulous eye for detail
  • You will be commercially minded and enjoy business development and marketing
  • Salary is competitive around market rate, which will be dependent on experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme
  • Excellent career prospects, no glass ceilings

This is an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Senior Associate to join this modern legal 500 ranked firm based in the centre of Altrincham.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.


JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

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