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Senior Commercial Lawyer

  • GBP£70,000.00 - GBP£90,000.00
  • Maidstone, Kent
  • Permanent

This high-quality commercial department is looking for a Commercial Solicitor 5 years+ PQE to join their powerhouse team in Maidstone, Kent. The firm are looking for someone who can service the needs of large UK and multi-national businesses, SMEs, charities and entrepreneurs across a range of highly stimulating sectors like the life sciences, energy and tech.

The firm

  • This firm is steeped in history and heavily embedded in the Kent community and across the wider South East area, having been in operation for over 100 years. They are a first choice for many individuals and businesses and have built a solid foundation of generational clients.
  • They have a number of Legal 500 and Chambers ranked practices, with an impressive cohort of lawyers who have received recognition as leading individuals and next generation partners.
  • In addition to their core practice areas like property, private client, employment and litigation they have built a reputation for their expertise in more niche areas like agricultural property, farming and charities/not-for-profit.

The role

  • Working alongside 2 heavy hitting Commercial Partners, you will work across a broad range of commercial contracts and demonstrate outstanding drafting and negotiation skills.
  • The practice also deals with data protection work, intellectual property and financing structures.
  • This Chambers ranked team is headed up by a highly regarded Partner who is recognised globally, which speaks to the strength of the wider team under their direction.
  • This role presents a real opportunity for an ambitious commercial lawyer with a good grounding of experience to take their technical skills and knowledge to an advanced level by learning and working next to this Partner.
  • If you're looking forward-thinking and progressive firm with accessible career progression pathways, this is an excellent opportunity to consider.


  • Commercial Solicitor with 5 years+ PQE likely at Associate or Senior Associate level from a highly regarded regional or city firm.
  • Excellent technical knowledge with a clear commercial focus
  • Desire and ability to contribute to business development projects

What's on offer

  • Above market rate salary plus an exceptional benefits package
  • Opportunity to work alongside leading commercial lawyers
  • Varied and interesting workload with a good level of autonomy from the outset

Exciting opportunity for an ambitious Commercial Associate or Senior Associate to join a successful commercial team in Maidstone, Kent.

Apply now for immediate consideration or get in touch for a confidential conversation.

Jamie Chinnock Managing Consultant- South-East

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