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Corporate & Commercial (Sports & Media) Solicitor

£45000 - £55000 per annum
Manchester Manchester

Managing this Role


Joey Medway

Headhunter - North West & Yorkshire
0203 865 2113

Are you looking to expand your corporate & commercial abilities with some of the most high-profile Sports & Media clients in the UK? Join this leading practice and advise on a broad scope of football & media related matters, with incremental support from industry-leading individuals as you progress through the ranks.

Homing a multitude of offices across the North, this leading regional practice have firmly cemented themselves as fierce competitors in the legal market. Notably, they have built a strong reputation through their excellent service and sector-specialist knowledge, leading to numerous referrals and repeat client business.

Stemming from within, an emphasis on 'people-first' is where the firm takes pride in being different. Alongside incremental training and development, they employ a flexible working schedule which allows staff to find their own harmonious balance between home and work life. This approach has subsequently led to fruitful client relationships, continued business growth & productivity and longstanding teams of talented lawyers.

Here, you will feel constantly stimulated by the high-quality level of work that comes in abundance, with tailored support to ensure you reach your full potential, which is why this firm boasts an impressive employee retention rate.

The Role:

  • This is a highly progressive opportunity for a Corporate & Commercial Solicitor to join the firm's dynamic office in Manchester, with hybrid working in place
  • Earning high accreditation in the Legal 500, the department undertake a blend of corporate & commercial work for HNW clients within the Sports & Media sectors, notably Premier League & EFL standard
  • As such, you will have a diverse caseload covering all commercial & corporate aspects relating to the sports & media needs - this will include traditional contracts and M&A work but also feature player transfer transactions, club ownership-related issues, commercial rights agreements and football transactional documentation
  • As a junior solicitor, you will closely assist the wider corporate & commercial team and gain unrivalled exposure to a wide variety of high-profile transactions
  • You will be working alongside respected lawyers, who will give you the platform to further expand your Sports & Media network and progress through the ranks

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A qualified Corporate and/or Commercial Solicitor from NQ to 3 years PQE
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A team player with excellent attention to detail


  • Competitive salary & benefits package
  • Flexible working

This is a standout opportunity for a Corporate & Commercial Solicitor to join the firm's vibrant office in Manchester.

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