Commercial Contracts Senior Associate
Our client, a leading regional firm, is seeking to bolster its Commercial offering in Newcastle with the addition of an experienced Commercial Solicitor. Applications are invited from those with upwards of 5 years' PQE. This is a fantastic opportunity to secure a position as a Commercial Solicitor within a Legal 500 ranked team that is growing and acts for a broad spectrum of clients. The working environment is close knit, friendly and supportive and this role is offered on a hybrid basis. The RoleAs a Commercial Solicitor, based in Newcastle City Centre, you will be involved in a wide variety of commercial and complex contracting work. Specifically, your responsibilities will include: Advising on the procurement and supply of tech products and services to a wide range of private sector clients. Advising on outsourcing, IT infrastructure and support service agreements and European grant funding systems. Supporting on intellectual property and data privacy matters such as licensing Candidate RequirementsThe successful Commercial Solicitor will: Be a qualified solicitor in England and Wales with 5+ years' post qualification experience. Have strong commercial contracts experience relevant to PQE gained in private practice or in–house Have general commercial contracts experience but also experience of drafting IT contracts and preferably experience of advising on SaaS and PaaS agreements and EULA's Have a personable and friendly personality with excellent communication skills and be able to think outside the box. Have a real passion for technology law. Good client and project management skills.BenefitsThe successful Commercial Solicitor will be rewarded with a strong package including: Competitive salary. Comprehensive suite of benefits. The opportunity to join a firm that is known for the quality of its legal advice and sector knowledge. Flexible/hybrid working.