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Commercial Lawyer 3+PQE

Hays Legal
England, Bristol
Closing date
30 Dec 2021

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Practice area
Commercial litigation
Contract type
Full time
3 years, 4 years, 5 years, 6 years
Private practice
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Commercial Lawyer 3+PQE Commercial Lawyer job - Bristol or Exeter & Hybrid working

Your new firm
Our client is one of the fastest growing UK law firms who are renowned for being client focused and working on high quality matters. They are currently looking to hire a 3+ PQE Associate to join their Commercial team in either Exeter or Bristol, with a blend of home/office working. This is a great opportunity to further develop your legal career and be a part of this driven and successful team.

Your new role
You will work on a variety of general commercial matters, including for household names, with a focus on the retail and consumer sector. Within this role, you will also have the opportunity to support junior lawyers and trainees.You'll be responsible for providing support to General Counsels and their teams, taking the opportunity to work alongside clients' inhouse legal functions and deliver advice directly to the business stakeholders, essentially acting as an extension of their team on a daily basis. Our client are excited to be able to offer secondment opportunities at all levels within the Commercial team.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have at least three years commercial experience, either in-house or private practice; if the latter then previous secondment experience would be advantageous but not essential.Teamwork, effective communication skills, and being able to build strong relationships with clients is also important for this role.

What you'll get in return
This is an incredible opportunity to further develop your legal career within an outstanding and driven environment, as well as having the chance to grow your network. You will also receive a competitive salary, as well as a range of other benefits.Please contact Harriet Chapman at Hays Legal 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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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.

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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.

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