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Corporate Solicitor | 3 - 8 years PQE | TOP 40 UK LAW FIRM | London


Job Description

A Top 40 UK Law firm are seeking an experienced Corporate Solicitor to join their team in London with the view to advise local and international clients on a diverse range of corporate matters

The Firm

Our client is a city-led, international, and national law firm with over 130 partners and 830 staff. With offices across the UK, Middle East, and Far East, they provide a full-service integrated offering. They are a top 40 UK law firm with a turnover of in excess of £100m. 

Their clients operate in diverse industry sectors such as construction, transport and infrastructure, banking and financial services, distribution and logistics, education and health, hotels and leisure, defence, engineering and surveying, charities, retail and energy, and natural resources. They also act for many high-net-worth individuals.

The Team

The Corporate team advises companies (and their directors and shareholders) and financial institutions on corporate finance transactions, including private and pre-IPO placements, IPOs (Official List as well as AIM), secondary issues (debt and equity), takeovers (including schemes of arrangement) and other related matters (such as reductions of capital, de-mergers, and acquisitions/disposals by quoted companies).

The team also advise on compliance with ongoing legal and regulatory obligations and corporate governance guidelines. They are praised for their partner-led approach and for their expertise across a variety of industry sectors, including acting for real estate and IP rich businesses. With a strong client portfolio of quoted companies and investment banks, and with secondment experience within the London Stock Exchange, they have a deep understanding of London's capital markets and its corporate finance community.

The Opportunity

Working as part of a high-performing team, the successful candidate will advise local and international clients on a diverse range of corporate matters

What you'll be doing:

The candidate will play a pivotal role in their expanding team covering a broad variety of deals including but not limited to:

  • Primarily advising on corporate finance transactions and corporate finance strategic matters as referred to above
  • Advising on M&A transactions, private company investments, corporate structures, and general corporate law matters.

You will also be responsible for:

  • Project managing transactions.
  • Pro-active participation in marketing initiatives.
  • Participating in firm-wide and departmental training sessions.

What you'll need:

The firm has a Career Development Framework which sets out the competencies we expect of those at the Associate/Senior Associate grade. In particular, for this role, they require:

  • Between 3 and 8 years PQE
  • Directly relevant experience of ECM transactions and advice gained at a recognised corporate practice
  • Ability to prioritise work effectively and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent technical skills.
  • Strong client focus.
  • Drive and enthusiasm.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Credibility.
  • Strong team player.
  • Ability to use initiative.
  • Positive and proactive approach.
  • Flexibility and commitment.
  • Entrepreneurial approach to business development

Please do not hesitate to contact Paul Burgin on 0203 355 2262 or

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