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Commercial Law Vacancies

Reasons to choose Wilson Browne

Commercial Property Lawyer - Two roles Kettering & Corby

We have a fantastic opportunity for two talented Commercial Property lawyers to join our Legal 500 recognised team based at our Kettering & Corby offices.

Wilson Browne Solicitors are the current Northamptonshire Law Society Law Firm of the Year; were Highly Commended by the national Law Society, and the commercial property team is one of the largest in the county.

A qualified solicitor, FILEX or CILEX Associate with at least one year’s PQE you will find a role with client exposure and responsibility from day one. This is a rare opportunity to join such a highly regarded team. The firm promises, and delivers, excellent work-life balance, training and support and career progression opportunities.

The successful candidate will be responsible for a wide range of commercial property matters including all aspects of real estate acquisitions, portfolio management, commercial landlord and tenant work and developments and disposal transactions, together with offering commercial property support to the firm’s Corporate Commercial Team.

Candidates are expected to demonstrate strong technical ability and be able to manage their own caseload.

Commercial Litigation Lawyer - Kettering

Are you considering making a career move and want to join one of the leading Commercial Litigation teams in Northamptonshire? If so, please read on.

The suitable candidate for this role will have a strong background in Commercial Litigation and will be confident in all general litigation matters. You will strive to provide your clients with the best proactive and practical advice whilst managing your work in a timely manner. This role shows great potential for progression so is ideal for someone who is dedicated to furthering their career in litigation.

The role is varied and will include the full range of disputes that businesses and individuals encounter, to include breach of contract, shareholder/directors disputes, debt recovery, professional negligence, property/land disputes and costs.

We are looking for an accomplished Litigator ideally with experience of the Civil Procedure Rules, but more importantly a willingness to develop and grow areas of specialism, together with an enthusiasm for marketing. Essential skills are an attention to detail and an ability to perform under pressure in a supported environment.

The suitable candidate is likely to have 5+ years PQE. However, applications from candidates who fall outside of this PQE range but who have the relevant knowledge/experience will also be considered.

Company Commercial Lawyer - Corby

Acquisitions, Disposals, Exits, MBOs, MBIs, Asset Finance, Restructuring, Shareholder Agreements…

..if you follow all that, then you’re talking our language, and if that’s the case we should be talking.

It may come as a shock, but there is an active Company & Commercial market outside of the big cities – this region is thriving and with that, comes great opportunity for ambitious lawyers.

You will have experience in most if not all of the above, including commercial agreements, advising on alternative forms of business structure, giving general commercial advice, and have an excellent knowledge of transactional processes. It should go without saying that you’ll need technical expertise.

You’ll also need 2-5 years PQE and a good range of commercial legal experience. If you’ve got this far in your career you are no doubt a confident communicator: persuasive, articulate, and friendly with a good sense of humour…and a hunger to get deals done (as well as having good drafting and analytical skills).

Wilson Browne is the largest commercial law team in Northamptonshire – recognised by the Legal 500, Lexcel Accredited, and winner of numerous awards. We’re a friendly 6 office practice with a strong client base, loyal staff members and an excellent work/life balance.

We offer a competitive package including excellent benefits, so if this sounds like the type of deal you’d like to strike and feel it’s time to restructure your career then it’s time we talked:

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Our commercial law offering is both diverse and strong. We cover most areas of commercial law including Company &Commercial (often called “CoCo”), Commercial Litigation, Commercial Property and Employment. Within those broad heading lies a range of solutions.

Wilson Browne Solicitors are proud to have been named Northamptonshire Law Society’s Large Law Firm Of The Year for 2015/2016 and 2017/2018, 2019 and 2021 – pretty impressive !

Many of our business lawyers are recognised in the Legal 500 (a who’s who of the legal profession) and we pride ourselves in delivering commercial, cost-effective and practical advice to our clients.

With such a diverse range, we’re always looking for talented individuals of various experience and levels to join us.

To apply for any of our vacancies, apply in writing enclosing your CV to


John Whitehouse
Wilson Browne Solicitors
4 Grange Park Court
Roman Way

Benefits Package

Depending on role and level, we can offer a comprehensive benefits package, which can include:

  • Option to join a pension scheme where we will match up to 4% contribution.
  • BUPA (certain positions only) with the ability to add spouse and/or dependants.
  • Permanent Health Insurance, also known as Group Income Protection, (certain positions only) which pays a percentage of salary after 6 months sickness absence.
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Health Screening
  • Regular Long Service Awards
  • Discounted Health Club and Gym Memberships
  • Competitive holiday entitlement that rises with length of service.
  • Death in Service benefit (after qualifying period) paying 3 x salary.
  • Paid Volunteer Leave

Even if you don’t currently see an opportunity that interests you we’re always delighted to hear from enthusiastic, talented people looking for their next move, whether legal professionals or those looking for non legal opportunities.