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Commercial Senior Associate

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£70000.00 - £82000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Private Practice
Experience Level
Senior Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
4-6 Years, 7+ Years

Job Details

Commercial Senior Associate 5+ years PQE l Top 100 Firm l Manchester

The firm:

Over the past several decades, this firm has become a major player in the legal market which has seen them win a range of impressive projects and major clients that you might assume would be reserved for City-headquartered names.

What attracts businesses and individuals is this firm's unique brand of modernity that's embedded into its legal expertise, especially at the forefront of significant sectors including clean energy, banking, digital, telecoms and much more. Fuelling this is a focus on technology and investment in order to service the high-quality work coming through each of their practice areas.

They have enjoyed a succession of awards and accolades within the legal community, including 'Law Firm of the Year', which speaks to the culture, character and personality of this firm which stands out from the rest.

The role:

Outstanding opportunity for a Commercial Senior Associate 5+ years PQE with an interest in consumer-facing businesses to join a leading national practice, to be based in their Manchester office.

With a client base of FTSE 100 and 250 clients, this team endeavours to act as a trusted business advisor in the delivery of strategic legal advice, project-based pieces as well as day-to-day transactions.

This particular hire will have a focus on consumer-facing businesses, advising on large-scale transformative arrangements such as outsourcing, joint ventures, and franchising projects as well as day-to-day business arrangements, including agreements for the supply of goods and services, framework contracts and standard terms and conditions.

Therefore, if you're someone with expertise in this sector, among others, this firm would really like to hear from you.

The ideal candidate:

  • Commercial Senior Associate 5+ PQEwith training and experience in a quality practice
  • Team player who enjoys working collaboratively to deliver outstanding legal services
  • Highly meticulous, commercially focused and outcome orientated


  • Highly competitive salary package and excellent benefits
  • Access to the most impactful and high-profile work available
  • Opportunity to work alongside leading individuals and next-generation partners

Sought after opportunity for a Commercial Senior Associate 5+ years PQE to join a prominent team based in their Manchester office.

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


JMC Legal Recruitment was founded by highly experienced Legal Recruitment Consultant, Jason Connolly. His motivation to establish JMC was to create a refreshingly friendly agency with a truly consultative approach and who are always a pleasure to deal with.

We're a dynamic business with our sights set high and a growing client base spanning the country. We believe that in any business the most valuable assets are the people – and it’s true of JMC, too. Whether dealing with candidates or firms, our consultants’ passion for legal recruitment and excellent market knowledge always shines through.  Our state of the art software means our consultants are more accessible to you and we keep ahead of the curve in the changing legal landscape to ensure you are always given up to date advice.

What can you expect from us? We will always manage your expectations and come back to you with updates as soon as they become available. We pride ourselves on the highest level of integrity, as we understand that when looking for a new role or member of staff it is often highly confidential. You will find that we always take the time to really listen and understand before we advise. We will get to know you, taking into account not just technical ability, but personality and cultural fit. We’re also easy to get hold of; we appreciate that when looking for a new role it can be difficult to talk during the working day, so we will make ourselves available and find a time that works for you. Give us a call and talk to one of our friendly team today. We’re waiting to help you.

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