Greater Manchester
23 Sep 2016
21 Oct 2016
Jake Hayden Smith
Job Title
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Legal 200 firm with a raft of accolades requires an additional Solicitor for their Corporate department in Greater Manchester.

A relative newcomer to the legal market, our client is a full-service practice which has expanded at an impressive rate, now settled comfortably within the Legal 200 rankings. Noted for their expertise in a wide range of sectors, they are highly commended in both the Legal 500 and Chambers directories. With partner-led departments and a team of dedicated lawyers they have built an impressive client base. Offering a friendly and professional work environment, they invest in their staff with excellent career progression prospects on offer. With a highly regarded and growing Corporate they are now seeking an additional Solicitor.

The Role
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and driven Corporate Solicitor to join our clients’ Legal 500-rated department in Greater Manchester. Becoming part of a team which includes a number of the firms’ partners, the successful Corporate Solicitor will be exposed to high quality work, advising and acting for clients’ in sectors including: healthcare; retail; transport; media; IT; pharmaceuticals and; utilities. The ideal Corporate Solicitor will manage a caseload incorporating M&A, restructuring, joint ventures, corporate governance and shareholder agreements. Additional involvement in business development is essential for the position.

Applications are sought from Solicitors with solid experience in in Corporate law. In return, our client offers a competitive salary package and an excellent work-life balance in addition to the opportunity to work within a leading UK firm. 

The Candidate
You must be a qualified Solicitor with 4 – 10 years’ PQE gained within a well-regarded Corporate / Commercial department.
You must have a proven track record of involvement in high level corporate transactional matters and drafting an array of commercial agreements.
You will have excellent academics with at least a 2:1 at degree level.
Prior involvement in business development activities would be advantageous.
You will be a team player with excellent interpersonal skills across all levels.