Commercial Practice Support Solicitors (Work From Home)

Harper James has experienced consistent year-on-year growth since it was formed five years ago and now comprises a team of more than 50 people.  We will support almost 1000 clients this financial year and we continue to grow monthly. 

To support our ambitious plans, we are looking for a Commercial Practice Support Lawyer to join our team on a freelance and flexible basis.

About Harper James

Harper James is proud to be a modern and pioneering full-service national commercial law firm, with a unique business model and an innovative way of practicing.

We are at the forefront of innovation in the legal services sector, having adopted a unique model that allows us to provide a flexible and easily accessible legal service to our clients (which range from innovative VC backed start-ups to huge multinationals).

The Role

This opportunity would suit a commercial lawyer (of at least 5 years PQE) interested in using their experience in a creative way and with an enthusiasm for writing technical legal precedents, know-how products and in-depth persuasive legal documents.


  • Drafting and analysing accurate legal precedents and template documents. 
  • Conducting appropriate legal research. 
  • Applying excellent proofreading and editing skills to precedents and other materials. 

Experience needed

  • Qualified solicitor (5 years plus PQE) with experience on a range of commercial contracts and commercial law.
  • Strong academic background.
  • The ability to write technically accurate precedent documents in plain English. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are essential combined with self-starting and confident approach. 
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills with the ability to work to deadlines. 

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive hourly rate.
  • A consistent pipeline of regular work on a freelance and flexible basis.

Please send a CV and covering e-mail to Our recruitment process starts with an informal chat over the phone.

A national law firm

We mainly work remotely, so we can work with you wherever you are. But we can arrange face-to-face meeting at our offices or a location of your choosing.

Our commercial lawyers are based in or close to major cities across the UK, providing expert legal advice to clients both locally and nationally.

Floor 2, Cavendish House, 39-41 Waterloo Street, Birmingham, B2 5PP
Stirling House, Cambridge Innovation Park, Denny End Road, Waterbeach, Cambridge, CB25 9QE
10 Fitzroy Square, London, W1T 5HP
13th Floor, Piccadilly Plaza, Manchester, M1 4BT
Harwell Innovation Centre, 173 Curie Avenue, Harwell, Oxfordshire, OX11 0QG
2-5 Velocity Tower, 1 St Mary’s Square, Sheffield, S1 4LP

Our other locations

Immeuble Danica B, 21, avenue Georges Pompidou, Lyon Cedex 03, Lyon, 69486