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Commercial Associate

£65000 - £75000 per annum
Manchester City Of Manchester

Managing this Role


Ray Birkett

Senior Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

Join an ambitious and growing team who will support you to develop and progress, with a transparent pathway to partnership and support from heavy-hitting partners.

The Firm:

This Top 20 law firm has an abundance of Tier 1 rankings across the legal directories and a client base made up of FTSE 100 companies and international PLCs.

The Manchester office is one of the firm's key global sites. As a result, you can expect to gain exposure to multi-jurisdictional work and an unrivalled client base that spans multiple continents, including the US, Europe and the Middle East.

The firm is known for nurturing and developing its Lawyers, and you will have a transparent progression path in a creative and forward-thinking environment.

The Role:

You will join this respected Commercial team as an Associate in the firm's Manchester office.

You can expect to be involved in a broad diet of work, acting for a national and international client base that includes PLCs across sectors such as energy, tech, finance and retail. The work includes commercial contracts, IT, data protection and intellectual property - the opportunity will mould around the individual, with the flexibility to specialise.

You will lead on complex and high-value projects with Partner support and have a high level of client contact, allowing you to form and grow client relationships. The opportunities to develop your technical and commercial ability will provide a platform to become a well-rounded lawyer.

The firm offers a remuneration package at the top end of the market, an impressive bonus scheme, and good levels of flexibility.


  • As a guide, this role would suit a Commercial Lawyer with 2 years PQE
  • Experience gained at a city or large regional law firm, or equivalent in-house legal team
  • Comfortable working independently and liaising with clients
  • Willing to get involved in business development

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