Junior Company/Commercial Lawyer
BrookStreet des Roches LLP
Milton Park, Abingdon Oxfordshire, GB
1d ago

BrookStreet des Roches LLP Business Services Team Recruitment

We are looking to recruit an excellent junior solicitor to join our Oxfordshire-based practice, as part of our Business Services team.

This friendly and expanding team; currently made up of three Corporate and Commercial / Intellectual Property partners, four senior solicitors (two corporate / commercial, one commercial / IP and one employment) seeks a junior candidate to cover a broad range of Co / Comm work for an impressive client base.

We offer a genuine work life balance, supportive culture and an excellent opportunity for personal / professional development.

The Candidate

We are looking for a junior (NQ to 3 year PQE) lawyer with excellent academic and vocational qualifications, who has received solid training including at least 6 months in company / commercial law, who is passionate about business and has an interest in and aptitude for business development (alongside more senior members of the team).

The successful candidate should also be able to exhibit a sound commercial awareness, a good understanding of how to deliver excellent client service and become a trusted client adviser, excellent attention to detail, and a willingness to learn.

Ambition and a desire to take responsibility must be manifest. The successful candidate should have very good interpersonal skills and be able to work as part of our team.

The Role

The role will involve advising clients across a wide range of industry sectors, including retail, technology, agriculture, health and charities.

It will involve direct client contact and supporting more senior members of the team on company / commercial, IT and intellectual property matters.

On the corporate side, this will include providing advice on matters such as company structures and governance, constitutional matters, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, due diligence and disclosure and a range of corporate and finance related skills and expertise.

On the commercial / IP side this will include providing advice on matters such as trading contracts, distributorship arrangements, outsourcing, IP licensing, GDPR, data privacy, e-

commerce, franchising and IT projects (including cloud computing, web design and web development).

The work involves a real mix of non-contentious work and support for all of the firm’s clients.

The Firm

BrookStreet des Roches is a successful and ambitious commercial law firm. We approach our work with the knowledge, skill and attention to detail associated with the best and biggest law firms.

Our partners lead from the front. They are fully aware of all our clients’ business with us, even if they are not handling every aspect of the day to day activity.

This way of working ensures that our clients always receive the best of our attention and our supportive culture breeds quiet confidence in our lawyers.

Our very pleasant offices are well placed for all major Thames Valley transport links, including high speed rail to London (50 minutes).


BrookStreet des Roches offers a competitive package of salary and benefits.

February 2018

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