Head of Corporate and Commercial
2020 changed the world, why not take control and let 2021 change your career for the better. I am currently recruiting for a Head of Department to spearhead the Corporate and Commercial team of this leading regional practice. This an opportunity to join one of the region’s leading law firms who have a fantastic client base and who are looking for a bright and ambitious individual to step into this role. You will either be a Junior Partner in your current law firm or a driven senior associate.
JOB TITLE: Head of Corporate
PQE REQUIRED: 8+
LOCATION: South Wales
SALARY: Highly Competitive
The appointed Corporate Solicitor will join a team of experts who have established a well-deserved reputation for providing excellent technical advice and well as displaying exceptional commercial awareness. The team act on behalf of a diverse and wide range of clients including multinational companies, international investors and entrepreneurs. The Corporate Solicitor will have the flexibility to decide whether they specialise in a particular field or whether they undertake a more broad M & A caseload. It is expected that the Corporate Solicitor will hit the ground running from the outset and take on a busy caseload, in addition to supporting other more junior members of the team. The role will require you to have strong client facing skills as you will be liaising with clients from day one offering them strategic and commercial advice. You will be working with an entrepreneurial and forward thinking management team and this is a great opportunity to work alongside them.
The ideal Corporate Solicitor will have excellent academics and have gained eight or more years of post-qualification experience within corporate law at another recognised law firm. The Solicitor should have a wealth of knowledge in all areas of corporate law, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and shareholder agreements. The Corporate Solicitor will be an expert at business development and committed to cross selling and supporting growth of other areas of the business. It would be a distinct advantage if applicants had prior experience of supervising other members of the team as, due to the experience level required for this appointment, the Corporate Solicitor will be expected to use their experience and expertise to help other members of the team reach their full potential. This, however, is not mandatory and full management and leadership training will be provided.
Our client is a leading regional law firm with an exceptional reputation for creating a supportive and friendly environment where their staff are really encouraged to fulfil their potential. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Corporate Solicitor to join a progressive law firm where rapid career development is always a possibility for the right candidate. The financial rewards at this firm are also attractive in addition to a comprehensive benefits package and excellent salary. The firm have a clear strategy in place as to how they would like to achieve growth over the next three years and are keen to speak with ambitious candidates who are looking to progress their career but still want a good work life balance.
This firm offer highly competitive basic salaries, a well-constructed bonus scheme and an enhanced benefits package.