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Commercial Lawyer

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  • 3-5 PQE
  • Join an innovative and award-winning firm
  • Opportunity for hybrid working
  • Generous benefits package

A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified Commercial Lawyer to join a ground-breaking legal service provider. In this role, you’ll join a Manchester-based team known for challenging the norm and encouraging innovation which will, in turn, boost your career progression.

In return for your expertise, you’ll enjoy an attractive salary, work from home opportunities and a broad range of benefits such as up to 5 days’ carers’ leave and an exclusive cycle to work scheme. This package truly puts the needs and well-being of employees at the forefront.

The Commercial Lawyer will be instrumental in supporting clients using industry knowledge, legal skills and an understanding of the client’s business environment to deliver advice and optimal outcomes. You’ll have the freedom to foster deep relationships with your clients, carving out bespoke solutions in line with their needs.

You, as the successful candidate, will be a qualified lawyer with 3-5 years’ PQE. Your strong commercial awareness, combined with experience in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts, will be invaluable. Your ability to adapt to technology for drafting documents, reviewing, and managing matters will be essential. Experience in data protection, contract repapering or harmonisation projects, and the financial industry would be advantageous.

Our client is committed to diversity, inclusivity, and thoughtful business conduct. They are a Disability Confident employer, a top Stonewall employer, a Valuable 500 member and a founding member of the Mindful Business Charter. The company’s rich culture and ethos are guided by these tenets, which reflect in their dynamic and results-oriented work environment.

If you are an ambitious professional eager to make a mark in the legal services sector, this could be the opportunity you have been waiting for. Supportive, dynamic, and progressive – it’s an exciting place to enhance your career.

How to apply for this role

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above.

Alternatively, contact Layla Jackson at Realm Recruit, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest.

Layla is a Senior Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of lawyers in non-contentious commercial areas, including corporate, commercial, commercial real estate and employment. Working with departments across the North West, she recruits for these roles at all levels. Layla’s experience in the legal sector and expert market knowledge mean that she is perfectly placed to help you take your next step.

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£55,000 - £65,000


  • Greater Manchester

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  • Hybrid working

Contract type

  • Permanent

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