Commercial Solicitor

Royal Tunbridge Wells
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
About Our Client
A leading, award-winning Kent law firm with a strong commercial presence and excellent reputation are seeking a 8 + year PQE Commercial Solicitor to join their Corporate department.

Job Description
This is a superb opportunity for a technically gifted Commercial Solicitor (ideally with 8 years PQE) to develop and grow their skill set whilst advising on a wide range of high quality commercial matters. You will report to the Partner and department head, have excellent exposure across the business, and will be able to work to billable targets. Your duties will include but will not be limited to the following:
* To operate as an effective member of the commercial team
* Achieve the targets as defined by the Group Head/Head of Department, including contribution, hours and fees.
* To be responsible under supervision (where necessary) for own caseload of work and own fee targets.

The Successful Applicant
The successful Commercial Solicitor will be technically strong and will meet the following criteria:
* 8+ PQE working within commercial essential
* Good knowledge of ATM, IP IT and food and drink
* Familiarity with (and, ideally, be achieving) time recording and fee targets
* Motivation and desire to continuously develop own technical expertise
* Strong team player with willingness to support others
* Ability to communicate effectively with clients, in writing, over the telephone, and in meetings

What's on Offer
Competitive base salary of £60-70k depending on experience, coupled with an excellent benefits package and attractive (and achievable) bonus structure.

The firm pride themselves on their excellent career path and on-going training offered. They have a strong secretarial support framework in place.