Associate - Commercial - Birmingham

  • Capsticks
  • Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Mar 05, 2018
Full time Commercial Healthcare Outsourcing Procurement

Job Description

Role: Solicitor 5 years + PQE
Department: Commercial
Location: Birmingham
Term: Permanent
Working hours: 9am to 5.30pm (flexibility on hours/ days may be possible)
The practice
Capsticks is independently rated by The Legal 500 and Chambers Directory as one of the leading providers of legal services to the health, social care and housing sectors, as well as in the field of professional discipline. The firm has over 390 staff including over 250 fee earners across its 4 offices in London, Birmingham, Leeds and Winchester. The firm acts for over 200 clients in both public and private sectors, including all forms of NHS provider and commissioner organisations, the Department of Health, the NHSLA, regulatory bodies, GP practices, charities, independent healthcare providers, housing associations, medical malpractice insurers and defense organisations.
This is a great opportunity to work for a growing Top 100 law firm that prides itself on being able to offer top quality work, excellent career prospects and a healthy work life balance in a supportive working environment.
Further details on the Partners and the type of work carried out can be found on our website at www.capsticks.com
The role
We are currently seeking an experienced solicitor with at least 5 years PQE to join our highly regarded Commercial practice. Roles and responsibilities will include:
 undertaking a wide range of commercial and contractual based advisory and transactional work for clients across different sectors including healthcare, emergency services and housing;
 the opportunity to get involved in business development activities nationally with both existing and new clients; and
 being responsible for the supervision of more junior fee earners.
We are particularly interested to hear from candidates who have experience in procurement law, although this is not a pre-requisite.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a driven and dynamic market leading firm and the successful candidates is likely to have:
 a genuine interest in growing business from existing clients as well as targeting and attracting new clients; and
 good interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate at interview that he or she is commercially minded, highly organised and able to work effectively in teams.
Capsticks is committed to recruiting the best people to maintain its status as legal adviser of choice and there are good opportunities for career advancement for able candidates.
If you are ready for a new and exciting challenge then please contact Sally Ward, HR Manager, on 020 8780 4800 or sally.ward@capsticks.com for further information. Alternatively, please apply by sending your covering letter and CV via the vacancies section on our website at www.capsticks.com.
Capsticks is an equal opportunities employer
Capsticks is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and to encouraging diversity through recruitment. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community and decisions to progress will be made with reference to entirely objective criteria only.