Senior Corporate/ Commercial Solicitor

Job Title: Senior Corporate/ Commercial Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
REF: 798
Contact Name: Rebecca Blundell
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A dynamic, Legal-500 listed commercial practice is looking for an experienced Corporate/Commercial Solicitor to join their growing team as a Senior Associate. The firm is well known across the North West for providing its lawyers with top-quality work, a fantastic corporate culture and a healthy work-life balance.  

In this role, you will be a lead fee-earner within the corporate and commercial team. You will primarily focus on varied corporate matters but may be required to be involved in some commercial matters. In return, you will enjoy an award-winning, down-to-earth working environment, an excellent benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities. 

Corporate/Commercial Senior Associate Solicitor - South Manchester 

The company & role 

  • One of the largest and most well-respected independent legal practices in the North West and the winner of The Times’ Best Law Firm 2019 

  • An experienced and approachable corporate and commercial team ranked Tier 1 in the latest edition of the Legal 500 

  • As a senior team member, you will handle your own caseload of corporate and commercial matters including mergers, acquisitions and disposals, shareholder agreements, non-contentious insolvency work, software development, licensing and hosting agreements and franchising agreements  

  • The firm is based in a popular South Manchester market town with convenient public transport links nearby 

  • Commutable from Manchester, Warrington, Wilmslow, Altrincham, Stockport, Macclesfield, Tameside, High Peak 

Added extras and benefits  

  • A great work-life balance 

  • Competitive salary 

  • Private healthcare 

  • Death in service 

  • Generous annual leave entitlement and employer pension contribution 

  • Subsidised gym membership 

  • A recently refurbished, open-plan office (complete with pool table, table tennis and yoga space!) 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Corporate/Commercial Solicitor with 8-14 years’ PQE 

  • Will have exceptional knowledge of corporate law and must have some experience in, or a willingness to undertake commercial work 

  • A team player with good communication skills, strong organisation skills and an eye for detail 

How to apply for this Commercial Litigation Solicitor role 

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above. Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Rebecca on 03300 245 606 or email 

Rebecca is a consultant here at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of commercial and litigation lawyers. Working with departments across the North West, she recruits for roles at all levels. Rebecca’s experience in the legal sector and expert market knowledge means that she is perfectly placed help you take your next step.  

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