Our client is looking to expand their London-based Corporate team, part of the firm’s Corporate Commercial group. This is an experienced team, seeking two innovative and talented Solicitors; ideally with one having between 1-3yrs’ PQE and the other having between 3-5yrs' PQE.
You will support plans to grow and work as part of a wider team that has a depth and breadth of experience and expertise across most industry sectors, and in every area of corporate law.
You will advise on all areas of business law, in particular cross-border capital market issues in the London capital markets, public and private mergers, fintech debt and equity investments and structures, cross border share and business acquisitions and disposals, complex group originations and re-organisations, shareholder agreements, investment agreements and general corporate advisory services to a wide range of clients.
Your key duties will be:
•assisting senior assistants and partners on a wide range of corporate work
•handling a caseload of large and complex matters
•running cases efficiently and cost effectively and within strict service level agreements as required by the client
•dealing with clients and third parties in a professional manner, maintaining close and regular contact, as required
•assisting with monthly billing, all client specific billing and other related financial administration maintaining good file management, including electronic and paper storage, archiving and filing
•taking telephone calls, handling queries and enquiries, where appropriate
•photocopying, scanning and collating documentation
•opening and closing files, as required
•carrying out legal research as required
•actively getting involved in business development activities, both individually and as part of a team
Skills and experience you will have:
•between 1-5yrs’ experience in a similar role dealing with varied corporate matters, including PLC
•confidence with IT skills, particularly Microsoft Word and Excel
•the ability to manage files effectively
Key competencies you will need:
•an enthusiastic and positive attitude towards client service and delivery
•an entrepreneurial nature and an outgoing manner
•a high degree of initiative and the ability to cope in a demanding environment
•excellent organisational and prioritising skills
•the ability to work in a busy team
•excellent communication skills
About you - you will be:
•highly enthusiastic, willing to go the extra mile and be happy to go beyond the job description
•respectful towards others and have a positive, willing and 'can do’ attitude
•keen to learn, interested in driving your own career progression and be proactive in taking ownership of this.
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