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Commercial Associate

£50000 - £65000 per annum
Tyne and Wear Newcastle upon Tyne

Managing this Role


Joey Medway

Headhunter - North West & Yorkshire
0203 865 2113

Are you ready to elevate your Commercial career? Join this Top 200 Firm and take responsibility of a range of high-profile commercial transactions for heavyweight businesses & HNW individuals, placing you years ahead of your PQE.

With offices spanning across the North, this Top 200 Firm are widely recognised as a regional legal heavyweight. Adopting an innovative & result-driven approach, they are regularly acknowledged by the Legal 500 and have achieved numerous awards within the region.

The firm have made significant investments throughout 2022, proven by the increase in expenditure on the latest legal tech and strategic appointments made over the last 12 months. Yet, despite this continuous expansion, they have committed to preserving a close-knit, collaborative community by developing a support network amongst different departments.

Here, they strive to invest time in training and developing each lawyer at all levels. Moreover, with fun social and sporting events regularly taking place, they continue to break away from the traditional corporate atmosphere that national firms tend to possess. This is reinforced by hybrid working that allows colleagues to split their week between the office and home, facilitating a truly pleasant work/life balance.

The Role:

  • This is a standout opportunity for a Commercial Associate to join the firm's offices in Newcastle, with hybrid working in place
  • Earning Legal 500 accreditation, the Commercial department have experience acting for a broad range of FTSE100 companies, banks & high-profile individuals on complex commercial transactions across the tech, sport, fashion & hospitality sectors
  • To align with this, you will manage a diverse caseload, including drafting & negotiating contracts, data protection, long-term supply agreements, distribution agreements and intellectual property matters
  • As an Associate, you will also have the opportunity to mentor & support the junior members of the team and get involved in business development
  • In return, you can expect to receive a high level of support and significant investment in your professional development as a first-class commercial lawyer, with clear opportunities for progression throughout

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A qualified Commercial Solicitor from 4 to 7 years PQE
  • Strong academic background
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail


  • Competitive salary & benefits package
  • Hybrid working

This is a highly rewarding opportunity for a Commercial Associate to join the firm's vibrant office in Newcastle.

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