PSL - Corporate

Recruiter
JMC Legal
Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
£100000 - £120000 per annum
Posted
09 Aug 2022
Closes
25 Aug 2022
Ref
BBBH37347
Contact
Lucy Burt
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Working as part of the corporate groups PSL team, this role will offer you the chance to work as an integral member of the firm's international corporate group. If you are tired of chargeable hours, and would like to continue working at the highest level possible, this role will allow you to fully utilise your experience in corporate law.

The Firm

With offices throughout every major UK City, and internationally, the firm is Tier 1 in the Legal 500 across an abundance of specialisms. They have been repeatedly recognised for their commercial awareness, innovation, and the sector knowledge that they possess. This Top 20 law firm boasts homegrown partners and have established stellar individual reputations that give them and the firm real gravitas.

The firm has made significant investment throughout 2021 and 2022, with the Leeds office being a key area of focus for the firm. This is evidenced by the investment they have made into the latest technology, continuously improving the office space, and the number of strategic heavyweight hires made in the last 12 months alone. They have a strong appetite for growth, and 2022 has been no different so far.

Investment in technology has always been an important part of who the firm is. They are constantly looking to remain ahead of the curve, provide a seamless client experience, and take away the monotonous administrative duties that will free up time to focus on what you do best; deliver top quality client service, build relationships, and generate revenue.

The client base reflects the firm's calibre, reputation, and expert knowledge. You will be representing international clients, household FTSE 250 names, and public sector bodies, making for a challenging, yet interesting and rewarding caseload.

What truly sets this firm apart is their culture. You may expect a firm of this size to have a stuffy, corporate environment, but that couldn't be further from reality. You will find a close-knit, collaborative team that will welcome you with open arms from day one, and an active social calendar that will allow you to integrate and build strong relationships with the wider team. This makes for an enjoyable and stimulating work environment, allowing the firm to enjoy an unrivalled employee retention rate. Also, you will find that the firm nurtures and develops legal talent, this is well demonstrated by the growing number of home-grown partners.

The Role

This is a standout opportunity to work within this leading Corporate team, as a Professional Support Lawyer at the firms Leeds office.

This role will involve working with the firm's international corporate practice and with the firm's corporate PSL team, including knowledge resources, delivering training programmes, capturing expertise and market trends.

The role is varied and would also include supporting the firm's other functions including Learning & Development, project management and business development.

Requirements

  • 5 + years PQE working on corporate matters or previous experience in a corporate PSL role
  • Exposure to a broad diet of corporate work, with an M&A and/or private equity focus
  • The ability to offer exceptional support to employees and Lawyers at all levels

Remuneration

  • You will receive an above market rate salary alongside an extensive benefits package.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.