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Commercial/Corporate Lawyer 3-6 PQE

Posted 21 February by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ended

Leading law firm seeking Corporate Lawyer in London

Your new company
A leading national law firm is seeking a Corporate Solicitor to join their corporate practice team. The firm is ranked a 'Leading Firm' by Chambers & Partners and a 'Top Tier Firm' by Legal 500. This top 50 law firm has offices throughout the UK, has been recognised as the leading legal employer at the annual Britain's Top Employers awards and has achieved record rankings in Chambers UK 2017. The firm attracts and retains exceptionally talented lawyers, who enjoy a collegiate approach to work, and the opportunity to deliver innovative and successful client outcomes.

Your new role
The firm's Corporate team provides a comprehensive range of legal services, with a particular focus on corporate transactional work, including mergers and acquisitions, management buy-outs and buy-ins, and trade sales and disposals. You will also handle company formations, re-organisations and re-structuring, joint ventures, shareholders agreements and investment agreements and offer advice on general company law compliance and corporate governance. This role would suit a Lawyer with approximately 3-6+ years' PQE or equivalent experience of the full range of corporate law issues. However, the right candidate with a different experience profile who meets the requirements of the role will be considered.

What you'll need to succeed
You will need to be able to demonstrate a solid track record of advising on corporate transactions, experience running transactions with minimal Partner assistance so post qualification experience undertaken in a corporate team is essential. Previous experience of public and private M&A, private equity, capital markets and real estate finance is preferred. You will need to be able to delegate to and supervise more junior members of the team and assist with department training. Experience of establishing and maintaining long term client relationships is also advantageous as the team are looking to expand their practice.

What you'll get in return
The firm offers a vibrant and supportive working environment built upon its core values; they are approachable, responsive, trustworthy and straightforward. They pride themselves on high quality client instructions, are committed to investing in the learning and development of their lawyers and support staff at all levels, and encourage their lawyers to build relationships and take part in business development opportunities.

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