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Commercial Solicitor

Witney, Oxfordshire
Job Type
3 Nov 2021

REED Legal are working with an amazing firm based in Witney which are looking for a Commercial Solicitor with 5 years PQE.

The firm is a leading regional, multi-disciplined firm, who pride themselves on not just their professionalism, but have grown over 40 years by listening and adapting to the time. They are a progressive firm who have drawn on modern technology to improve the delivery of their service whilst ensuring they always remain accessible and approachable to their clients. The team are incredibly loyal and stable, so would be joining a long standing and supportive team.

The appointed person will:

  • Have experience of a mix of general company and commercial work;
  • Be qualified with around 5 years PQE;
  • Work independently but also with the other members in the Team;
  • Be experienced in the following range of work:
    • Transactional projects - both buying and selling o General Commercial contracts
    • Dealing with business values up to approximately £10m
    • Mergers and Acquisitions
    • SME businesses
    • Joint Venture and Financing
    • Restructures
    • Start Ups
    • Owner/managed companies
    • Company requirements
    • Partnerships
    • Shareholder Agreements
    • Share Option Schemes
    • Terms and Conditions of Trading
    • Supply/Distribution Agreements
    • Franchise Agreements
  • Undertake some business development as required.

The appointed person will:

  • Demonstrate technical proficiency in all aspects of law involved in the role;
  • Have a strong background in Commercial Contract work;
  • Possess a commercial and creative mind set;
  • Be excellent at managing, sustaining and developing client and other business relationships
  • Demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively;
  • Be confident enough to work independently;
  • Have proven ability to work to deadlines;
  • Excel at time and file management
  • Have excellent, verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate good IT skills, preferably with experience in case management systems;
  • Be willing to network and develop business contacts on behalf of the department and wider firm as necessary.

Salary and benefits:

  • Salary according to experience but will be competitive.
  • 25 days annual leave plus normal Bank Holidays.
  • Pension scheme.

If this position sounds of interest, please apply, or do not hesitate to contact me on

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  • Job Reference: 413665694-2
  • Date Posted: 3 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Reed
  • Location: Witney, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent