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Commercial Associate

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£67000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
25 Dec 2023

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Practice area
Company and commercial
Contract type
Full time
2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years
Private practice

Job Details

Are you an ambitious Commercial lawyer seeking to undertake the highest quality work with an outstanding Top 25 firm, and significantly enhance your career progression opportunities?

With over 40 Tier 1 ranked practice areas, this award-winning firm is renowned internationally for its legal expertise. They are seeking a talented Associate (2-5PQE) to join their accomplished Commercial team in their central Manchester office.

The Firm
This business leads the field nationally across a variety of different disciplines. Particularly adept in commercial and corporate law, they attract some of the brightest legal talents in the country and a prestigious client base follows.

Its rapid international expansion over the past decade is a testament to the firm's approach, focusing on providing an outstanding service for its clients, whilst retaining a proactive working culture for its staff.

It is known for remunerating its employees very well, and for cultivating a diverse and inclusive working environment.

Professional development is a strong suit of the company and those who progress with the firm are often recognised as leaders in their practice areas, achieving accolades such as the Legal 500 Rising Star or the famed Hot 100.

The Role

Working with this Legal 500 Tier ranked Commercial team, you will gain exposure to exciting and innovative work with a diverse range of clients, from FTSE100 entities to cutting-edge start-ups.

As a key member of the team, you will gain exposure to the full range of commercial work including preparing and negotiating contracts, and managing transactions in areas like IT/IP and data protection.

With renowned colleagues, you will have the opportunity to develop your technical and client relation skills while helping to cement the company's reputation as a leader in the Commercial market. As well as excellent career progression opportunities within the team, there is also ample scope for secondments.

The successful candidate will be in an enviable position to develop market-leading expertise in Commercial law and take a significant and exciting step forward in their career.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Is an ambitious individual with a 2-5 years PQE in Commercial
  • Ability to independently manage a complex and varied workload
  • Excellent verbal/written communicator with first-rate interpersonal skills
  • Has a proactive, innovative and value-adding mindset

What's on offer

  • Working for a Top 25 and globally renowned employer
  • An opportunity to develop a revered reputation in Commercial practice
  • Exposure to top-tier clients and high-quality/high-value work
  • First-rate career development opportunities
  • Excellent salary
  • Excellent benefits package and well-being considerations

If this exciting opportunity is of interest to you, call or email now for a confidential chat.

Alternatively, if this isn't quite right, reach out to find out about other roles we are currently recruiting for, or to have a general chat about your career and the current legal market.

We are here to help you make the most out of your career - get in touch!


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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