Private Practice

Commercial / Public Sector Solicitor

Commercial / Public Sector Solicitor

  • Working closely with Legal Director Ruth Neave, the ideal candidate will provide Corporate / Commercial support to Local Authority clients.
  • This is an exciting opportunity that has arisen due to growth, we therefore seek an experienced commercial lawyer of 5 years PQE + to join the team and we are flexible to the office base location.
  • The ideal lawyer will be able to assist in Local Authority commercialisation and formation of local authority companies.
  • Coming from a Local Authority background would be of distinct interest, but not essential.
  • Business Development ability and willingness to participate in networking is of utmost importance to this role.

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