Back to current vacancies Current vacancies

    Corporate Associate Solicitor - Full-Time, Permanent,

    We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic corporate/commercial Associate Solicitor with 4-8 years PQE gained in an established law firm to join our corporate commercial team to help support its continued growth.

    You will undertake fee-earning work, on both corporate and commercial client matters, assisting with the current workload whilst playing a key role in developing and expanding the Department’s client base. You will assist with managing and developing the team, including assisting with effective supervision of, and delegation to team members.

    Although ideally based in Taunton or Exeter, remote working is possible providing you are able to attend the office for meetings with the team when required. This role will suit a highly motivated and proactive individual who is able to work largely unsupervised. 

    The successful candidate will have:

    • Strong corporate experience (both transactional and general);
    • Good commercial contracts experience, including general contracts, supply, distribution and franchise agreements, and terms and conditions;
    • Ability to work commercially on own and as part of a team under minimal supervision;
    • Ability to build both internal and external networks;
    • A strong focus on business development, good communication skills, and confidence in presenting.

    This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is ambitious, resilient, innovative, and committed. Attracting a highly competitive salary, there are excellent prospects for career development.

    Benefits include:

    30 days annual leave plus bank holidays (plus additional holiday purchase scheme)

    Pension Provision

    Life Assurance

    Private Healthcare

    Employee Assistance Programme

    Continuous Learning & Development

    Career Development Programme             

    If you feel this could be the right role for you, please submit your CV and a cover letter to

    Speculative applications:

    If you are interested in making an approach to Porter Dodson and there are no suitable vacancies above, please get in touch with

    We are always happy to consider speculative applications.