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Commercial Health Projects Lawyer

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Bristol
£55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Closing date
20 Apr 2021
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Do you have experience in supporting health bodies, with a passion for the sector and keen to bring this nous to a team that succeeds at the forefront of commercial health work nationally?

Join one of the most awarded law firms in the UK, considered to be the best in numerous sectors and leading by example in a niche, yet well sort after area of law.

The Firm

Top 100 and Tier 1 ranked across numerous legal verticals; they are considered a go-to for both national and international commercial entities in both the London and national market, owing to their legal acumen, quality of service and unrivalled reputation within the market.

The firm is 450 strong, based across 4 offices with a high percentage of staff rising through the ranks as home-grown nurtured talent; this is evidenced by the ample number of internal promotions that lead to Partnership.

Consistently receiving praise and accolades nationally, the firm is regarded as a Legal 500 Leading Firm, ranked by Chambers UK, and one of The Times Best Law firms in the UK to name a few.

Focusing solely on commercial law, the firm strides in com­mercial, corporate, property, finance, regulatory, employment and litigation. All teams appreciate the importance of longstanding partnership with clients, razor-sharp market insight and commerciality, with this mindset resulting in the firm sitting firmly at the top of the ladder across all metrics.

Closer to home in Bristol, the numerous teams and the overall firm often receives media attention due to work they undertake, how their staff are nurtured and for the investment put back into the community.

The firm has a fundamental commitment to all people, with a mantra of being "People-focused" in everything that they do. Their aspiration for individual excellence allows staff to immediately work towards their personal career goals with the firm's full support.

Fee earners work in balanced, forward-thinking and collaborative teams, with support from those more senior to hand, coupled with Paralegal and technological support to aid in your time being used effectively.

The Role

2-5 PQE Projects Lawyer to join Tier 1 team in support of Health Sector

The team are regarded as the leaders nationally in this niche, yet very much sort after field of expertise.

Due to unprecedented growth within the sector and subsequent access to capital, the firm is seeking to expand the thriving team to advise on the development of new hospitals, best practice initiatives, PFI and LIFT variations, staff housing, plus a multitude of other developments that arise from major NHS and private sector investment.

The team is also hands on in advising upon commercial transactions including: joint ventures, commercial ventures and partnerships; managed equipment contracts; new models of care provision in the NHS; outsourcing and shared services, contract renegotiation and termination.

Within the role, you will support the delivery of projects and commercial transactions, assist in the variation of existing PFI contracts whilst advising on shared service and new/alternative delivery.

Client engagement is key to the team's success, as it keeps in a narrative with lawyers with other specialities.

The Requirements

  • 2+ PQE in projects
  • Experience in advising health bodies, be it within the public and/or private sector
  • Willingness to develop legal expertise, coupled with a hunger to progress and specialise within the team
  • Creativity in solving problems, along with the communication skills and foresight required to form and nurture relationships with colleagues and clients alike.

Salary and benefits

The firm is committed to providing an evolving benefit package, those benefits include but are not limited to;

  • Competitive salary, applicable to regular and ongoing reviews
  • Up to 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays and Xmas
  • Income Protection
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Company Pension

This role is the leading opportunity for an ambitious, driven, and career motivated Projects lawyer to join one of the UK's top team and get involved in some of the largest and complex healthcare projects.


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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