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Corporate Lawyer 3-5 PQE

Posted 21 February by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ended

A leading national law firm are looking for a Corporate Solicitor in London

Your new company
This market leading law firm has practices across the UK and has a growing international presence. The firm continues to attract and retain exceptionally talented lawyers, who enjoy a collegiate approach to work, and the opportunity to deliver innovative and successful client outcomes. The firm is ranked a 'Leading Firm' by Chambers & Partners and a 'Top Tier Firm' by Legal 500. The firm's expertise in corporate work is well renowned and held in high esteem amongst the legal community.

Your new role
The firm are looking to recruit a Corporate Solicitor to join their practice team in London. The successful candidate will handle a variety of medium to large scale deals working with a diverse client base. You will be part of a team advising on a full range of corporate work including mergers and acquisitions (primarily private transactions) but some experience of Blue Book work would be an advantage, UK capital markets (particularly AIM but also Main Market), private equity and venture capital (acting for investors, investee companies and management teams) and international investment. This is an exciting opportunity to join an entrepreneurial and progressive corporate practice.

What you'll need to succeed
You will require a minimum 2.1 degree from a reputable university, demonstrate a solid track record of advising on corporate transactions, with 3-5+ year's post qualification experience within a private practice corporate practice team. You will need to be able to demonstrate commitment to corporate law as a legal specialism. Exemplary case management, organisation, direct client contact and care, and attention to detail are all essential skill sets. You will need to be able to delegate to and supervise secretarial and support staff as well as more junior members of the team and assist with department training. Experience of establishing and maintaining long term client relationships will also be advantageous.

What you'll get in return
The firm offers a vibrant and supportive working environment built upon its core values; they are progressive, forward thinking, pragmatic and sensible. 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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