Commercial Lawyer, 2+ PQE

Experience level: 2 years +
Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Team: Commercial
Location: Newcastle

Partnering with our clients is what we do best.  It means we're constantly growing our impressive FTSE 250 client roster. It also means that our clients keep telling us that they love what we do. 

Integral to our continuing success is our national Commercial Team.   With over 50 fee earners specialising in commercial, IT, IP, data protection and competition across our network of offices, and with 6 nationally recognised leaders in their field, the team is one of the largest and most successful of its type.  Our enviable client base includes household names in a wide variety of sectors such as chemicals, manufacturing, telecoms, retail and financial institutions. We are building a real reputation for the provision of premium commercial advice that delivers results for both our lawyers who love the work that they do, and for our clients whom we are helping to grow, expand and succeed.

We currently have an opportunity for a lawyer to join our highly regarded Commercial Team in Newcastle.  Led by Peter Snaith, this collegiate team work on a wide spectrum of work from negotiating large outsourcing deals to drafting smaller supply contracts and everything in between.  This variety will provide the building blocks for a great career and allow the successful candidate to ultimately identify and then hone an area of real expertise and further develop their career. You will work with and learn from true leaders in their field, as well as have access to a variety of opportunities to really get to know and understand our clients business from the inside. Secondments and business partnering are absolutely critical to our success.

We are interested in hearing from lawyers with broad experience of commercial contracts, IT services agreements, software licensing, cloud outsourcing arrangements, internet and ecommerce issues and/or data protection.  If you've got the whole package a strong academic record, experience gained in the City, in-house or at a large regional firm, good client and team communication skills, excellent drafting skills and can help us deliver pragmatic and concise advice to our clients then we could be the perfect fit.