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Commercial Lawyer

£55000 - £75000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package

Join one of the UK's leading Commercial teams, working directly with an industry-leading Partner on some of the largest Local Governance projects in the UK.

Set yourself above the competition, thrive in a collaborative environment that puts emphasis on both excellence and continued progression.

The Firm

Top 100 and Tier 1 ranked across numerous legal verticals; they are considered a go-to for both national and international commercial entities in both the London and national market, owing to their legal acumen, quality of service and unrivalled reputation within the market.

The firm is 450 strong, based across 4 offices with a high percentage of staff rising through the ranks as home-grown nurtured talent; this is evidenced by the ample number of internal promotions that lead to Partnership.

Consistently receiving praise and accolades nationally, the firm is regarded as a Legal 500 Leading Firm, ranked by Chambers UK, and one of The Times Best Law firms in the UK to name a few.

Focusing solely on commercial law, the firm strides in com­mercial, corporate, property, finance, regulatory, employment and litigation. All teams appreciate the importance of longstanding partnership with clients, razor-sharp market insight and commerciality, with this mindset resulting in the firm sitting firmly at the top of the ladder across all metrics.

Closer to home in Bristol, the numerous teams and the overall firm often receives media attention due to work they undertake, how their staff are nurtured and for the investment put back into the community.

The firm has a fundamental commitment to all people, with a mantra of being "People-focused" in everything that they do. Their aspiration for individual excellence allows staff to immediately work towards their personal career goals with the firm's full support.

Fee earners work in balanced, forward-thinking and collaborative teams, with support from those more senior to hand, coupled with Paralegal and technological support to aid in your time being used effectively.

The Role

2-5 PQE Commercial Solicitor to join Tier 1 Commercial and Infrastructure team in supporting Local Government.

Regarded as the leading Local Governance team outside of London, you'll utilise your talent and existing knowledge in Commercial matters in support of a plethora of clients on a wide variety of commercial and complex contracting issues, involving some of the largest and groundbreaking projects in the country.

You will be a pivotal player in the procurement of major infrastructure projects and service provisions across England & Wales.

As a team, they are considered the go-to in providing strategic support on all forms of social, economic, energy and digital infrastructure, led by a Partner who's abilities and prestige are considered unrivalled within the sector.

Working alongside a Partner that leads this aspect of the business, you will have an unmatched exposure to a diverse range of matters concerning Local Governance. Your practice will reside at the pinnacle of guidance given to local authorities.

You will support clients in evaluating options to develop and grow public services, such as bringing back in-house, delivering new infrastructure and managing large complex outsourced contracts. This will involve building highways, homes, leisure facilities, energy provision and regenerating the local environment.

Historically the team has seen lawyers fast-track to Partnership and leadership positions, owing to the mentoring received, the remit to specialise and the firm's fundamental approach to providing ongoing progression.

The Requirements

  • 2 PQE within Commercial, with an appetite to specialise and thrive in Local Governance
  • Passionate in providing exceptional advice and working proactively in a team to give outstanding results
  • Willingness to develop legal expertise, coupled with a hunger to progress and specialise within the team
  • Creativity in solving problems, along with the communication skills and foresight required to form and nurture relationships with colleagues and clients alike.

Salary and benefits

Benefits include but are not limited to;

  • Competitive salary, applicable to regular and ongoing reviews
  • Up to 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays and Xmas
  • Income Protection
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Company Pension

This role is the leading opportunity for an ambitious, driven, and career motivated Commercial lawyer to join one of the UK's top Commercial and Infrastructure units.

If you wish to discuss the role in confidence further, whilst also discussing the broader market if you are considering a move now or in the future, please call Carl on 0117 422 0318.