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Corporate and Commercial
Capsticks is a leading provider of legal
services to the health, social care, housing and emergency services
sectors, as well as in the field of professional discipline. The
firm has a turnover of c£47m and around 550 staff - including 400
fee earners - across 5 offices nationally. We act for a wide range
of long standing clients in both the public and private sector,
including all forms of NHS organisations, governmental and
regulatory bodies, registered providers, insurers, police, fire and
rescue services, independent health and social care providers,
charities and GP practices.
Further details about the firm and the type
of work carried out can be found on our website at www.capsticks.com.
Our team is growing and we are seeking an
ambitious and exceptional commercial lawyer to help further develop
our highly regarded practice.
Our Corporate and Commercial department has
a dynamic and varied mix of work across both the public sector and
private clients, predominately in the Healthcare sector. Our work
covers a range of areas including, procurement, innovation and
medical technology, drafting and advising on a wide range of
commercial contracts, including advice on contractual and
performance management, commercialisation, income generation and
intellectual property rights, IT contracts for hardware, software
and systems, collaboration and joint ventures, NHS and local
authority partnership agreements and Integrated Care Systems,
financing health start-ups, statutory mergers and acquisitions and
PFI work. Our work is often high profile and represents some of the
leading edge work in the NHS.
We are now seeking a commercial lawyer
(ideally with 2+ years PQE) to join our busy commercial team that
operates in London, Leeds and Winchester. The successful candidate
will undertake a wide range of high quality and complex commercial
work primarily for our public and private sector clients across the
health, housing and emergency service sectors predominantly.
The successful candidate will be a
commercially minded solicitor who can work very closely with
clients, provide first class practical advice and who istechnically
proficient in drafting and advising on a range of contractual
agreements, including service contracts, joint venture arrangement,
contracts for the supply of goods and services and IT / software
related contractual arrangements .Prior experience in public sector
work will be an advantage but is not essential.
The role will involve responsibility for
your own caseload as well as working closely with the partners and
solicitors of the commercial teams on business development
opportunities. A genuine interest in growing business from existing
clients as well as targeting and attracting new clients is therefore
very important. We don't believe in standing still so all our team
are encouraged to getout there, raise their profile and network in
order to help grow the department and promote their career prospects.
Candidates will be expected to be able to
demonstrate at interview that they have:
experience of commercial contracts and IT
/ software projects;
excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
excellent commercial awareness;
excellent organisation and time
the ability and willingness to work
flexibly and autonomously;
a hard working attitude;
a resilient nature;
a team orientated mindset.
We are committed to recruiting the best
people to maintain our market leading position and solicitors of
most interest to us are those who have the ability to actively
develop client relationships and deliver clear, focused and
practical advice. In return, the firm prides itself on being able to
offer top quality work, excellent career prospects and a healthy
work life balance in a supportive working environment.
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.
Capsticks is an agile firm and is open to
conversations about flexible working.
In 2020 Capsticks achieved a 1 star
accreditation from Best Companies, the specialists whose recognition
programme is the standard for workplace engagement. The Best
Companies accreditation is really important to Capsticks as it
focuses on the trust and value we place in our people, their
wellbeing and their careers.