Company Commercial Solicitor (317404)




Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- East Midlands -- Lincolnshire -- Spalding

Job Type

16 July 2018

Company Commercial Solicitor       Full Time Permanent

Spalding                                          Salary Negotiable

Our client is a commercial practice with a strong focus on commercial property, agriculture and rural estates and the food sector. We have ambitious plans for growth, but to realise them we need the right people.  

They take an active, hands-on and long-term approach, getting to know our clients and their businesses over many years. This means we can anticipate and deal with complex and challenging issues that really matter - not just to the success of the businesses themselves but to the wellbeing of the families that depend on them. 

Many of the 26 partners trained with us; this has been one of the keys to our success and we aim to continue to grow organically, while bringing in additional expertise where needed to meet our strategic goals. 

As you would expect, we are looking for people with proven intellectual ability, a commercial approach, excellent interpersonal skills and, most of all, the drive to exceed our clients’ expectations. In return, we offer competitive salaries and the chance to grow with us. 

Key Responsibilities

 Day to day responsibilities are to:

  • Provide legal advice to a range of clients, including the negotiation and drafting of documentation

  • Carrying out in an effective, efficient and timely manner the various stages of legal proceedings with the aim of protecting the interests of the client

  • Assuming responsibility for important elements of the work that is handled by a designated Partner

  • Operating  effectively with clients and their professional and financial advisers – managing specific fields

  • Working under the direction of a Partner and receiving assignments with specified objectives

  • Management of client/matter files

  • Management of fee income and collection of bills

  • Terms and conditions of business for B2B and B2C matters especially for on-line businesses
  • Software / trade mark licensing agreements
  • Share and assets purchase / sales
  • Joint ventures; Partnership / LLP agreements
  • Articles of Association 

Key Skills and Experience


Applicants will be a newly qualified to 2 years PQE Solicitor who is able to demonstrate: 

  • A sound knowledge of the law requisite for working in a Commercial/Corporate team

  • IT literacy with an understanding and willingness to pioneer and embrace system development to build efficiencies

  • An ability to develop relationships with colleagues and both new and existing clients and professionals

  • Discretion and the ability to respect client confidentiality

  • A willingness to  enhance their business development skills

  • Good communication skills

  • Solid organisation and time management skills

  • Sound problem solving skills

  • An ability to adapt to a broad range of situations and circumstances and remain calm under pressure

  • A positive can-do attitude

All applications will be dealt with in the strictest confidence and should be made to


Contact information

Mark Penn