Corporate Solicitor - Banbury Office

Position: Corporate Solicitor
Department: Company Commercial Department
Reporting to: Company Commercial Director/Chairman
Team: Team of 6
Terms/Hours: Full time.  Monday to Friday 9.00-5.30pm
Salary and Benefits: (Competitive) - Depending on experience, Free Car Parking, Group Life cover, Long service awards, Annual pay reviews, Company sick pay, Pension.

The Role

A forward thinking, Legal 500 Law firm based in Banbury, are looking to recruit, as part of their plans for organic growth and succession, a 5+ years PQE Corporate Solicitor to join our Company Commercial Team.

The successful applicant will have a positive and creative approach to client relations and business development and be confident in marketing and networking, building and maintaining strong relationships with clients and professional contacts.


Experience and expertise is essential on all areas of business law, including commercial agreements and contracts, mergers and acquisitions, restructures, international agreements, intellectual property, competition, consumer and e-commerce law.

Main Responsibilities

  • Take on and look to expand a caseload of quality Corporate / Commercial work.
  • Continue to build strong relationships with clients and professional contacts through marketing and networking.
  • Produce and implement a business plan for the Company Commercial department, covering all offices and specialisms.
  • Work collaboratively with our other specialist departments in providing value and excellence to our clients.

Person Specification

  • 5 years PQE dealing with clients over the telephone and face to face
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Ability to market and network
  • Confident in dealing with high net-worth clients
  • Ability to build strong relationships
  • Committed to personal development
  • Excellent team player

About the team

Our Company Commercial Team is led by John Spratt, Director and Chairman of Spratt Endicott.  It is a long-established team of specialist lawyers, each with many years’ experience in their field dealing with complex high value projects for large and discerning clients.  

We provide services to some of the largest and most exciting regional companies who rely on our advice on complex matters of high value.  This is a reflection of the relationships that the team has built over the years. These relationships have been cultivated not only by the expertise we provide, but also the pragmatic approach we bring and the value we place on service.

About Spratt Endicott

As a Top Tier Legal 500 firm, we have teams of specialist lawyers who help to protect our clients and their families, grow their business and achieve their personal goals. The firm takes pride in its solid reputation for excellence, and passion for developing the team’s expertise. We place high emphasis on the quality of our advice, our first class service and friendly professionals across our six offices. We are also fully supported by our service departments including Marketing, IT, Accounts, HR, Office Services and Compliance.

Working at Spratt Endicott

We can offer you a rewarding career built on continued growth, diversity and achieving the highest standards. You will be working in a collaborative, friendly, extended family environment that values its 142 employees, is BSI and Investors in People Accredited together with holding an enviable staff retention record.

Our Head offices are based in Banbury, with easy access by train, road, (just off M40) to surrounding areas, London, Birmingham and Oxford. We have three further offices in Bicester, Brackley and Buckingham. Our offices are a mixture of attractive modern and Grade II listed buildings, with the latest technology in IT and Communication systems.

What do we offer?

We offer competitive salaries, family friendly policies and a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Annual pay reviews
  • Employee Welfare Programme
  • Family Friendly Policies
  • Pension scheme
  • 23 days plus bank holidays per annum (growing with service to 28 days plus bank holidays)
  • Free conveyancing and discounts on legal advice
  • Professional subscriptions paid
  • Sponsorship for professional qualifications
  • Free parking
  • Eye Tests/Flu jabs
  • Group Life cover
  • Income Protection

How to Apply

To apply please forward a covering letter including your salary expectations together with your CV  to Carole Carbery, HR Manager, ccarbery@se-law.co.uk or contact Carole directly on 01295 204047.

Spratt Endicott is a committed Equal Opportunities Employer promoting equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who applies to or works for the company is treated equally, whatever their gender, race, age, ethic origin, nationality, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.


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