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Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Permanent (Full time)
Job Title: Solicitor
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: up to £65000
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced or newly qualified solicitor to join a leading firm of solicitors in the North East.
This is a full time permanent position with the option to work in the office, or on a remote basis with travel to the office once a week.
The successful candidate will have experience running a mixed caseload of commercial matters and will work closely with clients to deliver high quality and business focused legal solutions to clients while providing excellent customer service.
They will be technically proficient in reviewing, drafting, and negotiating all types of commercial agreements including IT/software related contractual arrangements, non-disclosure agreements, franchise agreements, distribution agreements, trademark registrations and IP licenses with a strong leaning towards technology matters.
The ideal candidate will have
Experience of commercial contracts and IT/software projects
Experience in the technology and Software sector
3 year PQE +
The ability to identify solutions and give clear and pragmatic advice in accordance with the firm's risk and quality management procedures
The ability to meet financial targets by ensuring accurate time recording, realistic fee estimates, timely billing and working effectively to maximise financial performance
A team orientated mind-set and the ability to work collaboratively with other members of the commercial services department and wider firm
The ability to build, maintain and nurture an appropriate network of contacts, referrers and business partners.
A willingness to participate in business development activities and cross sell the services of the firm
Excellent commercial awareness and up to date knowledge of the sector
A willingness to work autonomously and flexibly
The ability to provide supervision and coaching to departmental secretaries to maximise their performance and development
A hard working attitude and a resilient nature
Sandra Clegg | Commercial Recruitment Consultant | Newcastle |
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