Corporate Solicitor (London-based) .

Jun 10, 2024
Jun 17, 2024
Trademark Agent
Contract Type

In order to support our rapid expansion and respond to an increasing demand from businesses, we are actively recruiting for a Corporate Commercial Solicitor to join our distinguished and dedicated team. This opportunity will be based in our vibrant London offices and will offer an exceptional platform for solicitors with 2–4 years of post–qualification experience (PQE) who are eager to advance their careers.

Our Corporate Commercial Solicitor will take an active role in amplifying our firm's business development efforts through blog contributions and networking engagements. They will forge meaningful collaborations with business owners and high–profile corporations and play a pivotal role in growing our corporate commercial clientele in both London and Sussex and lead on high–value projects.

The responsibilities for this role encompass managing your own caseload, with support from the civil litigation team as and when necessary. This role has a full remit of non–contentious and transactional commercial and corporate matters to include creating shareholder agreements, transfer agreements, confidentiality agreements, commercial contracts and undertaking corporate transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, restructures, franchises, partnerships and joint ventures. This role will also include advising on commercial rights, private equity, cyber security and intellectual property protection and best practices in regulatory compliance, contract management, GDPR, data protection and IT.

A bit about you .

You will have experience drafting, amending, restructuring and negotiating a wide range of generalist commercial contracts and documentation. You must demonstrate a client–focused approach with comprehensive understanding of the drivers affecting legal, regulatory and business risks of owner managed businesses. You will be a qualified to practice as a solicitor in England and Wales with experience in commercial and/or corporate law.

You will possess exceptional client–handling and negotiation skills, robust verbal and written communication abilities, and a commitment to establishing strong client relationships. You will demonstrate an entrepreneurial approach to build rapport with clients whilst exhibiting confidence and discretion. You will exhibit meticulous attention to detail, along with exceptional organisational skills.

Efficient file management is of utmost importance, including meeting deadlines, adhering to established precedents, and uploading letters and documents onto the case management system, therefore, proficiency in computer skills is a prerequisite for this role. Proficiency in using case management software, such as LEAP, is an advantage.

Being proactive in driving matters forward and keeping our clients, colleagues, and stakeholders well–informed of progress via email, telephone, letter, or in–person interactions are an integral aspect of this role. Your efficiency and articulate communication will ensure the highest service standards for our clients.

This role operates within a dynamic, fast–paced environment, under the guidance of our directors. Therefore, it is essential that you have excellent time management skills to manage conflicting deadlines and multiple cases.

At Britton and Time Solicitors, we highly value individuals who are self–motivated, results–oriented, and ambitious. We welcome those who are excited to be part of our expansion journey. Our team are known for their fearlessness in tackling challenges, embracing innovation, and thrive on collaborative problem–solving. We are actively seeking individuals who are not just looking for a job but are motivated by the prospect of long–term growth within our company. We are particularly interested in candidates who bring a fusion of passion and purpose, and we're intrigued by those with an entrepreneurial spirit.

This is your chance to join our driven and dynamic team, contributing to our mission of providing exceptional legal services. To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to with the subject heading as the job title e.g. "Corporate Commercial Solicitor".

What we can offer you .

We understand that people perform at their best when they are taken care of, enjoy their work, and feel supported. At Britton and Time Solicitors, we are continuously enhancing our reward packages to ensure our staff feel appreciated and valued. As we expand, our benefits, rewards, and perks are becoming even more enticing. Here's a glimpse of what you'll have access to:

  • Celebrate your birthday with an exclusive day off.
  • Our comprehensive private medical insurance ensures that you receive the best care when you need it most.
  • Our group life cover (death in service) provides peace of mind and financial security.
  • Unlock enhanced annual leave based on your length of service.
  • Fantastic development opportunities within the company as we expand.
  • Our extensive online learning and development resources.
  • Invitations to attend exclusive networking and industry events.
  • Participate in our exciting quarterly team–building and social events.
  • An annual allowance dedicated to fuelling your personal and professional growth through training and development opportunities.
  • Vibrant and modern offices in Hove and Mayfair which are centrally located amongst cafes and restaurants. Our Hove office is within a 5–minute walk of Hove Beach!
  • Well–integrated public transportation network including buses, trains, and Beryl BTN rental bicycles.
  • Numerous staff engagement activities and initiatives throughout the year.
  • Exclusive discounts at local businesses in the Hove area.

Please note: All applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK. The firm is not in a position to interview candidates who require sponsorship.