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    Corporate Solicitor - Chelmsford

    Job Description

    This is a great opportunity for a Corporate Associate to join a thriving practice with an outstanding reputation, offering excellent career prospects for the right candidate.

    The Firm

    Our client is a full service, top 100 UK law firm, operating in Cambridgeshire, Essex, Suffolk and the surrounding areas.

    With a rich heritage spanning over 150 years they’ve built an enviable track record advising businesses, institutions and individuals in the UK and internationally.

    Top Ranked' Chambers 2018 and 'Top Tier' Legal 500 2017.

    The team of over 40 corporate lawyers has the legal expertise, range of experience and depth of resource to support and advise businesses on a wide variety of corporate transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and disposals, start-ups and new ventures, re-organisations, and private equity and venture capital fund-raisings. Their clients include entrepreneurs, private equity and venture capital funds and financial institutions, owner-managed and privately owned businesses, and UK and international public companies.

    They advise clients across a range of sectors and at different stages in the business life cycle from start-ups to mergers and acquisitions, buy-outs and buy-ins, development capital fund raisings, re-financings and exits. 

    As well as UK deals, their team is experienced in dealing with international transactions, including acquisitions of overseas companies and disposals of UK companies to international buyers.

    Additional support is provided to the corporate team by specialist tax, commercial, IP/IT, employment and property teams.

    The Role

    They are looking to recruit a Solicitor/Associate with 3 years' + experience gained within a highly regarded city, regional or national firm with a well-developed knowledge in corporate/corporate finance. 

    The Candidate

    Strong technical drafting and negotiation skills are essential as is the ability to deliver a strongly client-focused service, giving clear, timely practical legal advice.

    This is a great opportunity to join a thriving practice with an outstanding reputation, offering excellent career prospects for the right candidate.

    Their lawyers are proactively supported throughout their careers with an established career progression framework, technical and business skills training programmes and dedicated PSL support.

    Competitive salary (dependent on experience/ability) and benefits including pension scheme, permanent health insurance, life assurance, individual bonus scheme, firm-wide profit share scheme, holiday from 25 days, cycle to work scheme and childcare vouchers. 

    Please don't hesitate to contact Paul Burgin on 0203 355 2262 or