Company/Commercial Associate Solicitor

North West London
£60000 - £70000 per annum
14 Feb 2017
14 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Solicitor/Associate Solicitor

Responsible to: Partner in Charge of Department

PQE: 2 years+

I am currently recruiting for a company/commercial solicitor with at least 2 years relevant PQE experience in English law, with experience of the following types of work:-

  • Private company sales and acquisitions
  • Assets sales and acquisitions
  • Private company reorganisations (including for example share buy backs)
  • Joint venture/shareholders agreements
  • Commercial contracts

The department has a particular specialty in acting for overseas headquartered clients, so previous experience of this type of work would be an advantage, as would fluency in another language (especially German). We typically act for owner managed, small to medium sized businesses, across a number of sectors, so previous practice acting for owner managed business would also be beneficial.

The right candidate should have a pragmatic approach with excellent attention to detail, work well under pressure and be personable with the ability to build strong relationships with colleagues and clients and assist as required in marketing the department and the firm.

The Firm

The firm has a 50 year history. They have lawyers with West End and City experience and with a cost-conscious attitude. Speed is usually important to their clients so we aim to act fast. We are growing quickly because when their clients ask, they respond and deliver. The firm has ambitious plans for growth and seeks highly motivated, capable and committed individuals to be part of the team.

The firm is a member of ILG, a non-exclusive international lawyers group which has members throughout Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North-Central- and South America.


The firm I am recruiting for, provide businesses with a responsive, speedy and business-orientated legal service. Their objective is to develop long-standing relationships with our clients, providing them with continuity and enabling us to get an in-depth understanding of their organisation and legal issues that may affect them. Specifically the corporate aspects of our work include:-

  • Finance
  • Buying and selling a company or business
  • Demergers and other corporate reorganisations
  • Family company succession
  • Joint ventures and shareholder agreements
  • Partnership agreements
  • Share buy-backs

Business Contracts

On the commercial side, They deal with business-to-business issues. They aim to spot potential problems early, negotiate effectively and help manage risk their client's business contracts and documents.

The commercial aspects of our work include:-

  • Acquisition/disposal agreements
  • Agency agreements
  • Franchising
  • Guarantees
  • Intellectual property
  • Licensing agreements
  • Sale of goods/services
  • Terms and conditions of trading

The core team consists of the Head of Department, a Consultant and an Associate

Please do not apply if you do not have the relevant experience/qualifications

Please do not apply if you cannot speak fluent German

Please call Jorden at Brook Street Edgware branch for more informatation