Commercial Contracts Partner

England, Cambridgeshire
£65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
29 May 2019
26 Jun 2019
Henry Hoey
Full Time
Practice Areas
Experience Level
Mid Level, Partner, Partner-designate

This Top 200 UK Firm and regional heavyweight are consistently ranked in the Legal 500 across multiple disciplines. Through further growth they are seeking an experienced Commercial Contracts Partner to join their industry leading team where you will be rewarded with unrivalled progression prospects and a comprehensive support network.

They have a commitment to developing their own by providing an autonomous role and structured progression plan, one of the many benefits of joining this leading regional firm.

However due to plans to expand their offering further throughout Cambridgeshire, this Top 200 UK firm are now seeking an experienced Commercial Contracts Partner to join the team.

The Firm

This Top 200 firm are well known for their high-quality work throughout East Anglia and the Midlands. This is the perfect setting for their specialist practice areas. The firm takes full advantage of its regional locations and has experienced rapid and quality driven growth in recent years by making some key and strategic hires. Due to this, the firm attracts high calibre candidates and recommended lawyers and specialists in their field.

The firm has employed top level Partners from national and international firms, and this level of expertise trickles down to more junior members of staff, allowing them to utilise this knowledge to develop their own skill sets. The overriding ethos is results driven and supportive in a collegiate environment, and this approach benefits the individual employee and the firm.

They recognise that work/life balance is extremely important, and they have the infrastructure to facilitate remote working and happily offer flexible hours.

Also, the firm has some of the most generous benefits on offer. Thirty days holiday, plus statutory holidays, time off over Christmas and a day off on your birthday.

The Role

The firm are looking to hire an experienced Commercial Contracts Partner into their office near Cambridge.

The firm pride themselves on client care, so you will benefit from referrals and word of mouth and you will be given full support to build your own client base. They are now looking to move away from billable hours that enjoys significant commercial input and exposure to key executive members.

In this role you will be responsible for working closely with General Counsel and general executive management in a varied role which'll include assisting with the review of client engagement terms, client tender documentation, contractual arrangements with our third-party suppliers and other procurement issues.

There will be a key focus on drafting, negotiating and advising on a wide range of commercial contracts including data processing agreements, confidentiality agreements, procurement contracts (such as logistics, repair and maintenance, IT, engineering and facilities, consultancy, business services and outsourcing arrangements).

Therefore, you will have broad commercial contracts experience, an excellent knowledge and understanding of commercial contracts whilst being able to communicate effectively at all levels.


  • You will be an experienced Commercial Contracts Senior Associate or Partner with at least 8 years PQE +
  • Experience of managing and mentoring more junior colleagues is advantageous
  • You should have first-class communication, outstanding business development skills and an entrepreneurial flair
  • A transferable client base or regional contacts is not essential highly advantageous
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of PQE, and client base -you will also receive an industry leading benefits package

If you are looking to join a larger, more established firm with an exciting client base and unrivalled progression where you will benefit from work/life balance and the backing of a Top 200 UK firm, apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation

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