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Corporate and Commercial Solicitor (Senior Associate)

Fancy a change? Looking for a new challenge? Or just having a browse? 

 

Whatever brings you here, please read on to see what Woodfines has to offer!  

 

We are looking for talented, friendly and enthusiastic individuals to join our firm. Specifically, a Corporate and Commercial solicitor, based in our Bedford office. If you have previous experience working as a solicitor or equivalent and are looking to strengthen your knowledge and experience further, this role could be exactly what you’re looking for! 

 

At Woodfines, we put YOU first, we pride ourselves on our friendly, approachable attitude towards our staff and clients. We offer competitive salaries, flexible working and genuine progression opportunities, supporting you to achieve your goals, whilst maintaining a great work/life balance.   

 

If you share our vision for delivering excellent service to our clients, whilst progressing your own personal development, in a welcoming and supportive environment, then we would love to welcome you into our firm.    

 

What will your responsibilities be?

 

  • You will be advising clients on commercial agreements and corporate transactions including: commercial agreements, intellectual property, company law, investments, partnerships and finance 
  • Developing and growing your own client base
  • Providing high quality, tailored and effective legal services to clients in a timely manner
  • Proactively managing your client matters effectively and profitably 
  • Collaborating with team members across all areas of the firm 
  • Developing mentoring capabilities by advising less experienced team members

 

Does your previous experience include:

 

  • 6+ years PQE or equivalent experience
  • Successfully advising on a range of corporate matters
  • Demonstrable knowledge on commercial agreements, data protection and intellectual property 

 

Do you have the following personal skills?

 

  • Commercial awareness
  • Analytical skills and ability to make sound judgement
  • Technology and software knowledge
  • Time management and organisation
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Client development and customer service stills 
  • High attention to detail
  • Team player  

 

What can we offer you?

 

  • Pay. We value our employees, our salaries reflect this.
  • Bonus. We recognise and reward for all of your hard work.   
  • Holidays. Mexico? Paris? Or just staying home? Use your 26 days holiday (plus bank holidays) however you like!
  • Flexibility. What does work/life balance look like to you? We are open to your suggestions. 
  • Birthday Off & Voucher. No one wants to work on their birthday. Take the day off and go shopping!
  • Pension. To help out your future self.
  • Life insurance. Support for your loved ones, just in case. 
  • Income protection. If you get sick, we guarantee a % of your salary for up to 2 years. 
  • Vitality health insurance. We support you to be your happy and healthy self! (Free coffees, cinema tickets or even an Apple Watch are also a nice touch). 
  • Medicash healthcare cash plan. We all hate the dentist, at least you don’t have to pay for it. That amongst many other everyday healthcare needs, all covered.  
  • Wellbeing support. We’re passionate about wellbeing, including Calm premium, 24/7 employee helpline and general lifestyle assistance. 

 

Location:
Bedford
Salary
Competitive
Address
16 St Cuthberts Street
Bedford
Bedford
Bedfordshire
United Kingdom
MK40 3JG
Hours
37.5
Number of openings
1
Contract Type
Permanent
Department
Company Commercial and Employment
Start Date
02/01/2024
Closing Date
31/03/2024
Benefits
Competitive