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Commercial Contracts Senior Associate

Anakin Seal Legal Recruitment
England, Tyne and Wear, Newcastle upon Tyne
£58000 - £70000 per annum
Closing date
13 Dec 2023

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Practice area
Company and commercial
Contract type
Full time
5 years, 6 years, 7 years+
Private practice

Job Details

Our client, a leading regional firm, is seeking to bolster its Commercial offering in Newcastle with the addition of an experienced Commercial Solicitor. Applications are invited from those with upwards of 5 years' PQE. This is a fantastic opportunity to secure a position as a Commercial Solicitor within a Legal 500 ranked team that is growing and acts for a broad spectrum of clients. The working environment is close knit, friendly and supportive and this role is offered on a hybrid basis.
The Role As a Commercial Solicitor, based in Newcastle City Centre, you will be involved in a wide variety of commercial and complex contracting work. Specifically, your responsibilities will include: * Advising on the procurement and supply of tech products and services to a wide range of private sector clients. * Advising on outsourcing, IT infrastructure and support service agreements and European grant funding systems.
* Supporting on intellectual property and data privacy matters such as licensing

Candidate Requirements The successful Commercial Solicitor will: * Be a qualified solicitor in England and Wales with 5+ years' post qualification experience. * Have strong commercial contracts experience relevant to PQE gained in private practice or in-house
* Have general commercial contracts experience but also experience of drafting IT contracts and preferably experience of advising on SaaS and PaaS agreements and EULA's
* Have a personable and friendly personality with excellent communication skills and be able to think outside the box. * Have a real passion for technology law. * Good client and project management skills. Benefits The successful Commercial Solicitor will be rewarded with a strong package including: * Competitive salary. * Comprehensive suite of benefits. * The opportunity to join a firm that is known for the quality of its legal advice and sector knowledge. * Flexible/hybrid working.


Established in 1993, and with offices in Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham, Anakin Seal Legal is firmly established as one of the leading legal recruitment consultancies in the UK. The company prides itself on being able to offer a complete recruitment service designed to meet the ever-changing needs of the legal profession. Anakin Seal Legal became part of the IPS Group in January 2003 and operates as an autonomous division.

The Anakin Seal Legal approach is to work with you to explore the opportunities, the cultures, the histories, the personalities, the structures of various firms and what each one may have to offer you before any contact is made with a particular firm.

Our approach is based on taking a long term view and because we have a privileged position in the legal marketplace, we are ideally positioned to advise on a wide range of recruitment and personnel issues.

All of our consultants are highly experienced and pride themselves on being able to provide the most comprehensive and practical advice available.

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