Group Solicitor

Cardiff, UK
Business Support

Are you a Solicitor with expertise in commercial matters? Are you passionate about delivering first-class legal services and able to build great stakeholder relationships?

We're recruiting for a Group Solicitor to join us at Alcumus! You'll join the inhouse legal team who provide support across all business areas; SafeContractor, ISOQAR and Planet Mark, as well as central functions. We're a business that is commercially driven, and our goal is to provide a first-class legal service to the business.

What that means day to day

What you’ll need to be successful

  • Providing sound legal advice: you'll demonstrate the ability to provide expert advice on a variety of legal matters, with a special focus on commercial contracts, and will negotiate and draft a wide array of commercial contracts, ensuring robust protections for the business.
  • Stakeholder engagement: engage with business units and support functions to build credibility and trust, guiding them through legal implications and compliance issues.
  • Compliance management: ensure GDPR compliance and supporting the Director Legal and Compliance in key compliance projects.
  • Research and administration: conduct general legal research and handle administrative duties to support the legal team
  • Qualifications: Minimum 3 years PQE experience.
  • Legal Contract Expert: Detail oriented and proficient in drafting contracts that protect our interests while considering the bigger picture. 
  • Commercial Acumen: Strong ability to challenge management on legal and commercial risk positions, resolving issues with a pragmatic approach. 
  • Collaborative Mindset: Work well with others in a solution-focused manner, demonstrating excellent communication skills.

What you’ll get in return

Alcumus has a hybrid workplace policy, where you will work from the office in Cardiff 3 days per week. We want you to be able to do your best work here. We emphasize providing many ways to support our team to do their best work and below are some of the perks and benefits we offer:

Personal Health & Wellbeing / Benefits

>🍼 Enhanced Parental Leave 

>🌴Generous annual leave 

>🏥 Healthcare Plan

>💟 Annual Giving Day – an extra day to give back to yourself or your community

>🚲 Cycle-to-work Scheme 

 Future Planning

>💰Pension scheme with employer contributions

>🧬 Life Assurance – 3X base salary

>💸 Rewards Program – access to discounts and cashback  

>🏫 LinkedIn Learning License for upskilling & development 

Interested but don’t feel you meet all the requirements? 

Our recruitment team assesses and reviews all applications against the role and business needs. We believe in people having transferable and soft skills and want you to know that we do consider where an individual might not meet all the criteria, but have the aptitude and capability, nonetheless. Our priority is to ensure we set people up for success. We will make a final call based on our determining whether we can offer the necessary support to upskill or provide the developmental support needed for you to get the best out of this opportunity with us!

Bring Your Whole Self to Work.

Alcumus is proudly an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to ensuring that no candidate is discriminated against because of gender identity and expression, race, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, colour, region, creed, national origin, or sex. We are dedicated to growing a diverse team while continuing to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels safe and empowered to be themselves.

What you can expect if you apply: 

  • An initial discovery call with the recruiter
  • A first stage interview via Microsoft Teams 
  • Additional interview (likely face to face) with the stakeholders you’ll be working with closely in the role

We’re keen to ensure our hiring process allows you to be at your best, so if you need us to make any adjustments, please just let us know. 


  • Reporting To: Director of Legal & Compliance
  • Employment Type: permanent