Corporate Commercial Lawyer

Ablethorpe Recruitment

Commercial Lawyer | 3-7 years PQE | Top Commercial Boutique Practice | Brand Name Clients | Unique Chance to Broaden Your Skill Set

  • 3 -7 years PQE
  • Highly regarded commercial boutique | Impressive client list
  • Mentoring from highly rated Partners from top tier backgrounds
Our Client
We are recruiting a new role for a highly regarded boutique commercial practice. The firm is eager to speak to corporate and commercial lawyers with anywhere from around 3 - 7 years PQE, looking to expand their skill set, under the guidance of Partners from solid top tier backgrounds.  The practice services an impressive client roster, with a heavy FMCG focus.
The Role
The role will involve general commercial work across franchising, M&A, procurement, JVs, commercial contracts etc. This is a unique role enabling candidates to expand their skill set beyond one particular discipline. This ability to transfer between disciplines and skill up in areas outside existing expertise is unique.
The role itself is quite broad and applicants will come from a general commercial background and will be technically proficient but also personable and well grounded, with the ability to strike a rapport and deal directly with clients, sometimes on secondment.   
What’s on Offer

You will be exposed to a number of major brand name clients. In addition, there may be secondment opportunities for the right candidate - part of the firm's business model is to regularly second lawyers into clients giving you the valuable experience of working and experiencing an in-house environment, they will be happy to discuss this at interview.  Salary package will be commensurate with experience - in line with mid/top tier market rates.

To Apply
Please apply online using the links below. Otherwise please call Sally Westh on 03 9038 9355 or our Director of Legal Recruitment Stuart Ablethorpe on 03 8319 4020 quoting the above job title or send your CV direct to

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