Corporate Solicitor

England, Greater Manchester, City Of Manchester
£45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
27 Jun 2022
25 Jul 2022
Tony Seymour
Job Title
PQE Level
2-4, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time

Corporate Solicitor / Associate Manchester - NQ-4 PQE

Corporate Solicitor / Associate - Manchester

Corporate Solicitor / Associate Manchester - This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Manchester office of a leading law firm whose Manchester office is set for significant growth.

With a particular focus on M&A work, the team sees massive opportunities particularly amongst its clients in manufacturing and technology as well as more niche areas such as life sciences. The role is designed to offer fantastic progression opportunities within the team for any candidate roughly between 0 to 4 PQE.

Introduction / Summary of key points

  • Job title: Associate (NQ-4 PQE)
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
  • Reports to: Partner
  • Previous experience: 0-4 PQE - Ideally a solid background in M&A work. Private Equity experience would also be useful. Hiring managers are looking for candidates with real passion for corporate law and a real desire to develop a strong career in the Manchester market.

Great time to be joining the Manchester team

This is a really exciting time to be joining our client. The Manchester office in particular is set to undergo some significant changes over the next 18 months or so. Moreover, the new financial year looks promising as the steady flow of work continues. Another buoyant year is expected with deal volumes predicted to increase once again and our client is perfectly poised to take full advantage.

Fantastic range of work across numerous sectors

Particular areas of growth are manufacturing and technology. Leisure and retail are also showing positive signs of recovery and growth. Our client also has a real presence in the professional services and real estate / development sector which is expected to see more growth and consolidation.

Examples of recent instructions

The breadth of work is truly impressive. Recent deals include advising:

  • a PE house on the £10m investment into a leading tech / analytics firm;
  • a national professional services brand on the strategic acquisition of a leading business advisory practice;
  • on the disposal of a portfolio of real estate assets of a major food manufacturer.

The team also advises on other corporate work including major JVs as well as cross-border transactions.

An ideal team in which to build your career

The department operates in small, Partner-led teams offering lawyers fantastic support and facetime with Partners and Legal Directors. This is a team which will give you fantastic exposure to quality work as well as the support to enable you to develop.

As well as a source of exciting and challenging instructions, our client has taken steps to ensure the wellbeing of colleagues is promoted at all levels especially in light of our changed way of working over the past 18 months. Positive culture is paramount and our client recognises the importance of creating a supportive environment where all may flourish. If you are interested to find out more, please don't hesitate to apply.