An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Corporate Solicitor/Associate to join our busy Corporate team based in our Birmingham office. This role would ideally suit a corporate solicitor with between 3-5 years post qualification experience and will be capable of working alongside our diverse corporate partners on a broad range of matters including mergers & acquisitions, corporate disposals & exits and equity capital markets transactions.
Our team of corporate lawyers are one of the most established and well respected transaction teams outside of London. Over the last 30 years we have developed an enviable reputation for providing a first class, proactive service in relation to all corporate affairs. We are proud to serve our valued and long-established client base of local, national and international businesses (both large and small) on the full spectrum of corporate affairs.
The team typically advises on over fifty substantial M&A transactions per year in the corporate mid-market (up to £50 million deal size). We advise in accordance with best market practice on a wide range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, disposals, MBOs/MBIs, Employee Ownership, asset finance, development and start-up capital. All of our transactions are partner led.
In addition, we have an extensive track record in delivering the latest thinking on corporate tax/financial restructuring and reorganisations – such as capital reduction de-mergers, family investment companies, LLPs and joint venture companies, allowing our clients to achieve optimal positioning for both their tax and risk management.
We provide our clients with access to the real expertise and experience that you need to get to a fast, clear, cost-effective and commercial solution to achieve your objectives. We pride ourselves on building long relationships and becoming trusted advisors to our corporate clients.
The successful candidate will be keen to develop their skills in this area within a leading Midlands-based team, interacting effectively with colleagues and clients at every level and actively engaging in business development. The successful candidate will be able to take full advantage of the on-going comprehensive training available.
You will have:
- 3+ years PQE
- Strong commercial acumen
- Eagerness to take responsibility
- Proven ability to successfully manage client relationships
- Fosters collaborative working relationships
- Excellent negotiation skills
- Focused on ongoing learning & development
- Excellent attention to detail
- Proven ability to work to deadlines and targets
- Excellent collaborative and team working skills
- Excellent IT skills
The successful candidate appointed to this role will be subject to our standard background checking process, and any offer of employment made is conditional upon successful completion of those checks.
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Is this role for you? Please forward your CV and a covering letter to [email protected]