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Commercial Associate

  • £52000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Permanent

Commercial Associate | Top 50 Firm | Leeds

Join a national law firm known for supporting and investing in legal talent and having a work environment that encourages diversity, collaboration, and development.

The Firm

Homing offices all across the UK, this Top 50 firm is widely recognised as a leading national player. Their superior reputation is regularly acknowledged by the Legal 500, ranking highly across numerous practice areas in the North West and Yorkshire.

Yet, it's their investment in employees which sets this firm apart from the rest. With a unique growth plan in place, this firm is an expert at nurturing and developing talent at all levels. The sheer number of home-grown partners across the offices provides insight into the success that their investment plays, secured by achieving 'Leading Legal Employer' status in the recent annual awards event.

This investment has provided the resources and infrastructure to deal with a diverse and complex range of legal needs. The client base, as a result, is reflective of this stature. You will be representing a wide range of clients, from national household names to public bodies, making for a challenging yet rewarding working lifestyle.

The Role:

You will join a National Commercial team in the firm's Leeds office.

You will gain experience working on a full range of commercial contracts, with a strong focus on work such as:

  • Commercial contracts
  • Technology
  • Data protection
  • Intellectual property
  • Competition, energy work and public projects

This firm acts for exciting clientele in sectors such as; technology, media, retail, pharmaceuticals, insurance, transport and logistics, and manufacturing. Additionally, there is involvement in the public sector, serving universities, NHS bodies, police forces, and local authorities.

You will receive an attractive package, flexibility and work/life balance with a clear route to partnership.


  • As a guide, this role would suit a Commercial Associate 3+ PQE
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Capacity to independently take initiative and collaborate effectively as a member of the commercial team, providing support to both senior and junior colleagues, and contributing to larger projects across the entire firm

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

Ralph Dowds Recruitment Consultant- North-West

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