Commercial Solicitor 0-2yrs PQE

  • Location: Guildford/Southampton
  • Permanent role
  • Full-time
  • Deadline: 26th February 2021

About the role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a junior commercial solicitor to join our experienced Commercial & Technology law team which is praised in Chambers and The Legal 500. The role will be based in Guildford or Southampton. This would be a challenging and fast paced role and you would be involved in drafting/reviewing and advising on a varied range of commercial and technology agreements and giving advice on related areas such as IP and GDPR as well as supporting senior members of the team in more complex matters. Flexibility to travel between our Southampton, Guildford, Richmond and City offices when required is essential. As we are looking for a junior lawyer to join the team, full support and guidance will be provided by existing team members.

Key tasks will include:

  • Managing a full case load of commercial matters under supervision
  • Occasional corporate support assistance
  • Increasing your personal profile to drive work into the department
  • Assisting with marketing and business development for the department

What we look for:

We are looking for people who can demonstrate:

  • Previous experience/aptitude for working on commercial matters for a law firm or In-house
  • Good drafting skills and attention to detail
  • Good commercial legal skills
  • Personability – ability to engage/communicate effectively with clients and win confidence/trust
  • Enthusiasm, self-motivation and initiative
  • Flexibility – willingness to work from other offices on occasion

How to apply

Interested in a career at Moore Barlow? Please send your CV and cover letter to the Human Resources team at

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Who we are

Moore Barlow is an industry leading law firm committed to delivering the highest standard of legal advice for our clients. We are a progressive, people-orientated law firm [that look at the bigger picture and understand the immediate need is part of a complex whole]. With over 450 dedicated professionals, including 70 partners and 272 lawyers, we strive to bring original solutions to our clients’ most complex challenges, transforming unique circumstances into opportunity.

For over 200 years our focus has been to ‘Make life better’ for our people, our clients and our communities. We work to continuously nurture our relationships with clients and professional contacts in order to deliver practical solutions for our clients in times of uncertainty and unprecedented change.

We focus on delivering exceptional services for three specific groups of people: Entrepreneurial Businesses & Organisations Individuals and Families, and Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence. We offer a carefully considered and personalised approach to each client.

Working at Moore Barlow

Working at Moore Barlow means joining a diverse team of professionals dedicated to providing exceptional service for our clients. We understand that in order to best serve our clients, we must attract, retain and develop the best talent.

We believe that investing in our people and the value they bring is essential to help our clients. Our culture is open, diverse and inclusive; it’s an environment of belonging, where people can thrive and develop their potential. We strive to nurture our people and offer enjoyable, fulfilling and sustainable careers. This includes providing the best training, competitive pay and rewards, and more control over work life balance.

We are looking for people who want to make a meaningful difference. As an employee, it’s important to understand the strategic direction of the firm and your role in helping to achieve it. We encourage our people to be open about their ideas and views and to tell us what they think. Everyone at Moore Barlow has a part to play in our success.