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Commercial Lawyer ( 5 yrs+ PQE)

Actis Recruitment
Manchester (with flexibility & hybrid working)
£60,000 to £80,000 (Based on Experience) + Benefits + Bonus
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

Job Details

This highly successful, regional firm is retained by an established and impressive portfolio of corporate and commercial clients. You will find the quality of work excellent with clients operating in a diverse range of sectors including Life Technology, Leisure & Hospitality, Sports & Median and Manufacturing. 

Progressive in its outlook, there is a real vibrancy about this practice and it’s understandable why the firm attracts so many high calibre lawyers.  

A new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Commercial Lawyer with not less than 5 yrs’ PQE.  Offering depth and breadth of expertise that is second to none, the Commercial team enjoys an enviable reputation. Typical instructions include: 

•    Commercial Contracts including Supply of Goods and Services
•    Distribution and Logistics
•    Franchise and Agency Agreements
•    Joint Ventures, Procurement and Outsourcing 
•    IT Software, Development, Hosting and Cloud Services Agreements
•    Data Protection 
•    Intellectual Property and Brand Protection 

It is not essential to have expertise in all of the above areas but keen to hear from non-contentious commercial lawyers looking to undertake a diverse and challenging caseload. 

As well as managing free-standing instructions and projects, this highly skilled team often works closely with the corporate and litigation teams. 

Working as part of a cohesive team in a professionally managed practice, this a great environment in which to develop your career and you will be afforded plenty of client contact.  

Applications welcome from lawyers in private practice, in-house or local authority. 

All enquiries treated in the strictest of confidence. 

Actis Legal specialises in the North West legal market and with such a detailed knowledge of the region, we are able to provide tailored and bespoke advice to individuals we act for and identify suitable career moves.  All enquiries treated in the strictest of confidence.

** Please note that references to post qualification experience (PQE) are given as a guideline to the competences required for technical, client and case management skills, as well as budgeted salary for the role. We encourage you to apply for any job for which you feel you are a suitable candidate.


Actis Legal Recruitment is an independent, specialist consultancy, niche in its market and covering the North West legal business sector.

We have an outstanding reputation for offering law firms and lawyers a high quality service and sound advice in solicitor and legal recruitment. All our Senior Consultants have practised as qualified Solicitors and bring with them real life experience working as a lawyer before becoming professionally trained, legal recruitment consultants. This combination of experience and skills means that our consultants have extensive contacts and networks that open doors into the market that may otherwise remain closed. By sharing these networks and our expertise, we are able to add real value whether you as an individual or part of a team are seeking a new opportunity, or a law firm looking to appoint.

By focusing specifically on the legal sector within the region, our team is uniquely positioned to offer relevant and expert advice. We know the legal recruitment market inside out and we are in touch with firms of varying size and disciplines, Lawyers of all levels of experience and seniority. Based in Manchester, we are well positioned to cover all of the North West legal sector.

We thoroughly enjoy the business we’re in and the lawyers we get to meet. We’re proud of our reputation too.

Our mission statement is “Professional recruitment with integrity”, which extends across every element of our business.

Company info
07855 312401
Barnet House
53 Fountain Street
Greater Manchester
M2 2AN

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