Senior/Junior Associate Solicitor- Corporate

Posted 11 October by Yolk Recruitment Ltd
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Senior/Junior Associate - Corporate

My client is a full service law firm, act for the public and private sector across the UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and the USA providing legal advice to clients across its company commercial, human resources, litigation and dispute management, and real estate practices.

They are one of the largest law firms in the world and a great place to work and develop your career.

The corporate team is highly successful, acting on many of the most complex, strategic and high value transactions in both local and international markets.

This is what you’ll be doing

The successful candidate will be joining a dynamic team, providing world class services to a range of high quality clients operating across a number of sectors. You'll be someone who wants to be the best at what they do; who can handle pressure and enjoys making decisions that will have a real impact on the business. Our firm is all about teamwork and you would be a crucial part of that team - you'll find the work stimulating, the atmosphere dynamic and the results highly satisfying.

The team’s clients include significant international corporates, major national companies and leading PE houses.

The experience you’ll bring to the team

We are looking for an experienced Senior Associate to join the corporate team in Cardiff.

The role will primarily involve transactional work in a range of areas covering M&A (both domestic and international), joint ventures and private equity. Candidates will demonstrate the ability to play a pivotal role in transactions with evidence of playing a leading role in small and medium sized deals.

You will be required to contribute proactively and enthusiastically to our strategic objectives including via structured business development activities. You will also be expected to develop close working relationships with appropriate office contacts throughout the business both nationally and internationally.

The role will cover the full remit of corporate work including all aspects of client work and relationship management, client generation and business development. You will have the

There’s also some must haves

You will be able to demonstrate a high level of technical skill and competence and have the ability to take into consideration the commercial impact of your advice when applying technical expertise to decisions.

You will have the ability to manage a significant workload and deal with the competing demands of clients which arise from involvement in a number of separate transactions at once.

You will be able to build great relationships with colleagues you work with in other practice groups and will have experience of supervising junior colleagues.

You are ideally to have at least 5 years post qualification experience to have the required skills for this role. However more junior candidates at any level of PQE will be considered if they have the right skill set.

Specific experience in the energy sector or financial services sector would be beneficial as would language skills.

And this is what you’ll get in return

  • Salary up to £70,000
  • Newly introduced International Secondment Scheme
  • Clear and regular progression pathway

Are you up to the challenge?

Please contact Daniel Mason at our head offices or please apply with a CV and a cover letter outlining why you’re perfect for the role. We also have a referral scheme so if you know of someone who would be great for the role please get in touch.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.

Reference: 39114226

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