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Legal Director - Commercial Tech

£85000 - £100000 per annum
Manchester Manchester

This Top 50 firm, who are well known for their recent expansions and ambitious nature, are innovative, dynamic and pioneering in the work that they do. This opportunity is for Seniors looking to develop their knowledge and experience in a leading Commercial practice in Manchester. You will have exposure to high value work from a top tier client base.

The Firm

This top 50 ranked and top tier in a number of areas in the legal 500. They are multi-award winning, and just recently they won the award for legal employer of the year at a prestigious industry awards ceremony.

The firm are innovative, forward-thinking and what really stands them apart is, despite their size they have a truly people focused approach. There is no better example of this than there growing number of home-grown Partners, the firm have a reputation throughout the industry for nurturing and developing legal talent.

The firm have an impressive client base, which has a growing number of FTSE 250 companies. The practice now stands at over 10 offices nationally, with plans for a new office launch in the near future. You will also find that they have access to a global network, which gives them competitive edge.

You will find a supportive culture, where Partners are accessible to all. The firm have a strong leadership team and ambitious plans to continue to take more market share, making now an exciting time to join the firm.

The Role

The firm are looking for a Commercial Legal Director to join their Manchester office, with home working available.

As a senior team member, you will play an active role in the team's long-term growth by mentoring and supervising junior lawyers and nurturing existing client relationships.

The team have seen continued growth in the last 6 months and are showing no signs of stopping. This role would suit a driven and ambitious Associate who wishes to be part of this success story, with the aim to be the pre-eminent Commercial firm in the UK.

The Commercial team cover the six key areas of, TMT, IP, Contracts, Privacy & Data, Capital Projects & Infrastructure and Financial Services.

In this role you will be focusing heavily on IT, Data and Tech working with a client base including, FTSE Plcs, global household names and the most innovative of start-ups. This will include but not be limited to matters such as; fintech, payments, e-commerce and commercial contracts matters.

This is a fantastic opportunity for those who really want to propel their career forwards. The firm takes the development of their employees incredibly seriously, as reflected by their fantastic partnership rates.

You will gain great exposure to caseloads varying in value, and to some of Manchester's best Commercial work. Moreover, you will find yourself working along incredibly commercially minded industry leaders who are personable, and approachable- an ethos that runs throughout the firm. This will inevitably help you to progress your career and will really set you apart from someone of the same PQE.

In line with their growth agenda, you will be provided with a pathway for Partnership.


  • You will be a Commercial Solicitor with 7 years experience
  • Experience in the financial services and technology sector would be of particular interest
  • Background in a firm with an excellent reputation in the commercial field
  • Enthusiastic about getting involved in business development activities
  • The ability to confidentially manage your own caseload of high calibre work and clients


  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and very lucrative bonus scheme

This is an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Legal Director to join this top tier firm based in the centre of Manchester.

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