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Commercial Associate

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We are recruiting for a General Commercial Associate or Senior Solicitor to join our Commercial team in Bristol, our services include information and communication call centre agreements with an emphasis on international work, strategic projects, distribution, agency, manufacturing and supply agreements, outsourcing (BPO, IPO, HRO, FM, logistics), e-commerce, franchising, facilities management, commercials JVs and collaborations, performance management and SLAs.

As well as providing project-based, strategic legal advice, the team also offers flexible support to in-house legal departments and contract management teams on 'business as usual' transactions. This often requires a high level review of key issues or a bespoke drafting service, including negotiation support on strategic arrangements with key business partners.

In return we will invest in you. We want you to be successful. You will manage your own caseloads ensuring your experience is varied and broad. Through our national service lines you will work with notable clients and become a sector specialist. You will receive bespoke training throughout your career ensuring you have the technical and commercial skills to build an effective and successful practice.

Role Responsibility

Once you are in the role of Solicitor or Associate you will deliver the following:

  • Advising on call centre agreements,
  • Outsourcing,
  • Strategic projects,
  • Franchising,
  • Licensing
  • Information Technology

The Ideal Candidate

Our employees are talented people, distinguished by technical excellence, with a willingness to embrace team working and a passion for client service. You will be able to demonstrate a similar supportive, flexible and driven ethos and will have accumulated the following experience and skills:

  • Ideally you will come from a City or large Regional law firm with well recognised expertise, a leading practice with a proven track record of supporting organisations with commercial transactions.
  • A Commercial Solicitor with a minimum of 4 years post qualification experience or equivalent
  • Strong attention to detail is required
  • Good drafting skills
  • Adaptable and willing to learn and advise clients on new areas of work
  • Strong client handling skills
  • Experience of advising on international and strategic clients.
  • This role may be suitable for a candidate looking to work 30 hours per week.

TLT is committed to creating a diverse working environment and encourages applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of any of the characteristics protected by the laws in the locations in which we operate. We welcome applications from people with disabilities and as a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to providing reasonable adjustments, where necessary, to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, require any reasonable adjustments or an application to Access to work please contact the recruitment team on HR-Recruitment@TLTsolicitors.com. Or if you prefer our dedicated Diversity and Corporate Responsibility Advisor, Tanya Williams on tanya.williams@tltsolicitors.com

Package Description

We value our employees highly and we want you to feel valued. You will receive a competitive basic salary with an annual pay review.  As a fee earner if you exceed your targets you will receive a generous annual bonus. You will also have access to an extensive range of benefits via our flexible benefits scheme including 25 days holiday (which will increase to 30 days based upon length of service) and private medical insurance.

About the Firm

We’re an ambitious UK law firm built around the needs of our high profile clients. With over 1000 employees and 100 partners across our six UK offices, we’ve grown considerably in the last three years – and so have our revenues. Open-minded? Definitively. Forward-focused? Absolutely. An energetic firm with an entrepreneurial, collaborative culture, we’re always looking to recruit highly talented individuals with the drive to succeed. So if you’re dynamic, determined and looking for a firm where you can develop your skills, join us and we’ll give you everything you need to thrive.


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