Commercial Solicitor

Cobalt Search
Henley-On-Thames, UK
14 Jun 2019
21 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a qualified solicitor with experience in practice and at least 5 years' PQE?

Would you like to work for a small flexible organisation that commits to a healthy work-life balance and can offer part-time hours, some home working and where leaving on time is the norm?

Our client is a small but growing law firm offering quality work and a positive culture. Due to continued growth, they are looking for an experienced commercial solicitor to join the team. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious solicitor who is looking to further develop their career, with clear progression opportunities.

This role will offer you a broad mix of Corporate and Commercial law work and will appeal to a solicitor seeking a genuine breadth of work and the opportunity to develop a range of skills. You will become part of a friendly, close-knit and highly motivated team who believe in achieving client objectives and delivering a top-quality service.

You will be bright, technically excellent, commercially aware and enthusiastic about business development. You will be a team player with a can-do attitude, a strong client focused approach and an ability to 'think outside the box' and develop innovative solutions.

Role Responsibilities:

* Working independently, you will be drafting, reviewing and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts, often working to a quick turnaround

* Advising City based, local and international clients across a wide range of sectors on a diverse range of commercial contracts

* Attending networking events on a regular basis to support the company's growth. This will be primarily locally and may mean some early morning and some evening work is required.

Essential Skills:

* Qualified solicitor with at least 5 years' PQE experience

* Experience working in private practice

* Strong technical knowledge of company, commercial and contract law

* Experience of negotiating and delivering corporate and commercial transactions

* Excellent legal knowledge and drafting skills

* Ability to analyse complex legal problems and suggest effective solutions

* Excellent people skills

* Self-sufficient whilst also having the necessary qualities to work as part of a team

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