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Associate - Commercial

£75000 - £85000 per annum Negotiable Benefits

Managing this Role


Charlie Simpkin

Associate Director - London
0203 865 2113

Are you looking to join a leading Top 100 firm who are renowned for their dynamic, collegiate and friendly teams? This firm can you give you a platform to build your career whilst dealing with an exceptional quality of clients ranging from wealthy individuals through to medium-sized businesses and multinational companies, often with an international element.

The firm is increasingly working at the cutting edge of the legal world with a focus on Fintech & emerging technologies.

The Firm

The firm has a long history of innovation which has shined throughout their 200 years of operating and continue to burn brightly into the future. They will not compromise on providing the highest quality of advice, service, commitment and value for money and this is shown by the length of many of their client relationships.

They have a particular reputation for their corporate and commercial, private wealth, real estate, dispute resolution, IP and employment work. Within this, they have built a strong track record in the financial services, media, arts and leisure industries.

This firm is not scared of taking every step they can to modernise the practice and they now find themselves working on the most up-to-date sectors including Fintech, Blockchain, cryptocurrency, and emerging technologies.

This is all backed up by both the firm and a large number of its individual lawyers being mentioned in the Legal 500 and Chambers lists.

The Role

The firm are seeking to recruit a Commercial Associate 1-3 PQE into their City of London office.

The Commercial department is highly ranked in the Legal 500 and Chambers, it is currently flourishing and has been steadily growing over the last 24 months, with plans to continue to grow in line with increased workflow. It is a vibrant and hard-working team, their achievements over the last 5 years are incredible.

The role offers excellent variety and they're looking for someone with a high degree of technical competence in all areas of commercial law, with the ability to think commercially to understand what is important on a potential deal.

In this role, you will, under the supervision of the partner, be responsible for the day-to-day running of matters and will think through client issues, analyse the law/practicalities and offer commercial solutions.

You will be supervise trainees, giving you an extra string to the bow in leadership skills.

You will hold a good degree of responsibility and benefit from a good level of client contact.

Given the supportive culture this firm has instilled, you will find genuine encouragement and mentorship from other members of the team at all levels.

The work will include supporting clients with individually tailored legal advice, in areas such as:

  • Technology and Software Contracts
  • IP Agreements
  • Sponsorship & Marketing Contracts
  • Agency & Distribution Contracts
  • R&D Agreements
  • Franchising Contracts
  • Outsourcing Contracts
  • Services Agreements
  • Joint Venture Agreements


  • You will be a Commercial Associate (England & Wales Qualified Solicitor) with 1-3 years of PQE
  • You will be a commercially minded individual
  • Being able to deliver the highest level of client service is essential
  • Salary is very competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, you will also receive a lucrative bonus structure and benefits package

This is an exceptional Commercial Associate role with one of London's most well-known Legal 500 practices based in the heart of London's West End.

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