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Commercial Solicitor 2+PQE

Hays Legal
England, Bristol
Closing date
5 Oct 2021

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Your new firm
This leading firm have been named as one of Europe's most innovative law firms and boast household name clients across the financial services, retail and energy sectors. They are a truly prominent player in the legal sector and have been in growth mode for the last three years. They are currently looking to recruit Commercial Solicitors in to their busy Bristol Commercial team to complement their already impressive offering (remote working is available).

Your new role
This opportunity will provide exposure to a broad and varied range of commercial work across the public sector on a national basis to include central government departments, police forces, local authorities, housing associations and non-departmental public bodies/charities. The type of work and projects that you will work on is broad will involve advising on complex contract drafting for IT, corporate and commercial law, procurement law and practice, as well as Public Sector Governance.

The role will give you good exposure to the work you want to do, giving you a platform to really grow your practice and evolve.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a qualified commercial solicitor with between 2 to 8 years PQE of non-contentious experience, gained within private practice or the public sector or in house. Previous experience of working with or within the public sector on contract, commercial and procurement matters would be preferable.

What you'll get in return
You will work for a company that prioritises investment in its staff, giving you all the support you need as you continue your commercial law career. Not to mention, this role offers the opportunity to work flexibly. With a strong team to collaborate with, a market leading salary and excellent training programme, this is a fantastic platform to do so.

Please contact Harriet Chapman at Hays Legal in complete confidence for further information on this opportunity.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Hays Legal provides an integrated recruitment solution to the UK's Legal and Company Secretarial sectors. Working across a nationwide network of offices, we offer employers and jobseekers a highly specialised recruitment service for permanent and interim positions across all business sectors, skill sets and levels of seniority.

We have a proven track record spanning almost 20 years in all areas of Legal and Company Secretarial recruitment, from one-off contingency requirements through to large-scale recruitment campaigns and wider employee management solutions.

We offer confidential, expert advice on job opportunities, compensation, business plans and exit strategies pertinent to professionals considering a move. We have the ear of key decision makers across all our clients and we have been instrumental in introducing and placing hundreds of fee earners and company secretaries into a vast array of organisations. From blue chip corporates, national and international firms through to niche practices, we have deep knowledge of the legal company secretary market.

If an organisation has strategic growth plans or needs incisive market analysis, we are often consulted as a first point of contact.

Understanding your needs

Whether you are looking to progress your career as a lawyer, legal executive, paralegal or company secretary, Hays' unparalleled recruiting expertise will assist you realising your career potential by finding you the right role at the right time.

Our consultants have an expert knowledge of the legal jobs market within UK and internationally. We aim to work closely with you and build a thorough understanding of your goals and aspirations through discussions and meetings.

We will:
- work with you to refine your CV
- offer guidance on how to improve your prospects
- provide insight into the sulture and expectations of the organisation to ensure you are well prepared throughout the interview process
- guide you through any job offer discussions, acting as your representative to ensure your interests are looked after

To find out more about currently available jobs or for advice on your recruitment needs visit or contact your local Hays office.

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