Commercial Solicitor

England, London, City of Westminster
£75000 - £140000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
02 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2019
Charlie Simpkin
Full Time

Are you at a time in your career that you're thinking about Partnership? This opportunity will give you an exceptionally high level of client contact, giving you the chance to obtain a high level of exposure to business development. This unique approach allows Lawyers to gain incredible experience and become even more technically strong, but fully rounded and commercially minded. Their Lawyers are business generators and I would describe them as dynamic, entrepreneurial, rain makers.

This role would suit perhaps a Lawyer that the number 2 or a senior fee earner in a top heavy department that wants to take their career to the next level.

This is a rare chance to join an incredibly strong team at a Legal 500 practice, which deals with London work from the beautiful city of Bath where you can benefit from the same quality as being in the City, but, with much more in the way of work/life balance.

If you are not based in Bath, the firm will often pay a generous relocation package for the right people. It's important for them to obtain the industries most talented Lawyers.

This is also a fantastic chance to relocate which is also one of the most favored places to relocate to from London, for obvious reason as it has fast transport links back to the City and firms there give you more in the way of work life balance.

The Firm

This firm is a leading law firm in the South of England and provides a range of services to both businesses and individuals. They have a network of offices across Somerset, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and London.

For a regional firm, they tend to deal with work that you would usually associate with firms in the City and clients include some big names.

The firm is a true advocate of a friendly culture. They have a relaxed approach, though of course all work very hard.

They put their staff first! As they have been awarded a Top 100 Places to work, they are incredibly good at "giving back" so there are plenty of benefits that come with working for such a firm.

They are seeking a Commercial Solicitor for their office in Bath, Somerset or alternatively, Swindon in Wiltshire though Bath is more favorable for the firm.

The Role

You will look to grow, develop and manage Technology and IP work with an aim to build the business whilst maintaining a consistent level of excellent client service. You will work closely to support the Head of Department and Business Manager in achieving the Business Plan. To have responsibility for line managing and growing the Technology & Media team.

You will carry out IP and IT work and heavy weight commercial contract work generally, but with a particular focus on the technology & media sector. Act as a recognised expert in your discipline/sector.

The role is solely dealing with non-contentious Commercial contracts work with a focus on technology and IP.

The firm are ideally looking for someone who will head our tech and media sector team so you need to be a strong Business Developer as well as a very technical lawyer.

There is a small team to manage as well!

You will be:

  • A qualified Commercial Solicitor (IP, Technology) with experience operating as a senior fee earner
  • Strong knowledge and practice of IP and IT law and wider commercial law, particularly in relation to commercial contracts. The role is for non-contentious contract law specialist but a working knowledge of contentious IP law would be an advantage.
  • Clear business plan for growth proposition within the technology & IP department
  • Strong client management skills with a focus on delivery of excellent client service
  • Excellent business developer with a proven ability to convert business development activity into work
  • Ability to lead and manage a small team

In return, you will receive an excellent benefits package and salary is very negotiable dependent on experience/the individual, although it is thought it would be an above industry average figure.

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

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