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Commercial Associate

  • GBP£60,000.00 - GBP£72,000.00
  • Edinburgh
  • Permanent

Are you an ambitious Commercial lawyer seeking to undertake the highest quality work with an outstanding Top 25 firm where you will 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+ PQE) to join their accomplished Commercial team in their central Edinburgh office.

The Firm

This firm stands out in the Scottish market as one of the few that offers an exceptional quality of work in a high-performing environment, whilst also retaining a genuine focus on well-being in a positive working culture.

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 and providing a platform which allows its lawyers to flourish. However, this expansion has benefited staff too, with the firm being well known for remunerating its employees 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 individual accolades from the Legal 500 or receiving recognition in the famed Hot 100.

The Role

Working with this Legal 500-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 matters including drafting, negotiating and advising on a vast array of commercial contracts, from SaaS, licensing and outsourcing agreements to managing transactions in intellectual property and data protection.

You will have the opportunity to develop your technical and client relation skills while collaborating with expert colleagues from across the national team. There are excellent career progression opportunities within the team, as well as structured training and development to support your personal growth.

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 minimum of 2 years PQE in commercial contracts
  • Ability to independently manage a complex and varied workload
  • Excellent verbal/written communicator with first-rate interpersonal skills
  • Clear commercial acumen
  • 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

Apply now for immediate consideration or call Jules Grieve on 0131 460 7747 for a confidential chat.

Jules Grieve Senior Recruitment Consultant- Scotland

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