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Legal Director - Commercial

£85000 - £110000 per annum
Manchester City Of Manchester

Managing this Role


Ray Birkett

Senior Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

With a clear path to partnership and the opportunity to lead a highly successful Commercial team, this is a standout opportunity to make your mark in an international law firm.

The Firm:

You will join a global, Top 20 law firm consistently recognised for its innovative and forward-thinking approach. The firm has a strong focus on developed and emerging markets and boasts an impressive track record in many sectors, including transport, energy, and finance.

The Role:

You will join a nationally recognised Commercial team as a Legal Director in Manchester.

The team are involved in a broad range of Commercial work and are frequently involved in major projects for some of the largest businesses in the UK and beyond. You can expect to play a vital role in the development of key client relationships whilst working side by side with Partners to drive the growth of the team forward.

As you carve out a path to partnership in this growing team, you will receive 1:1 support from Partners to develop your technical, commercial and leadership abilities, whilst building a business case from day one.

This opportunity comes with realistic and transparent partnership prospects, an attractive remuneration package, and plenty of flexibility.


  • As a guide, this role would suit a Commercial Lawyer with 7 years PQE
  • Experience across a broad range of commercial contracts is essential
  • IP and data protection experience would be advantageous, but not essential
  • Experience gained with a large regional or city law firm, or comparable in-house legal team
  • Previous leadership/project management experience is desirable

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