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Corporate Partner

  • £90000.00 - £120000 per annum + Excellent benefits
  • Edinburgh
  • Permanent

For Corporate Solicitors operating at Partner level or looking to take the step up, this is a rare opportunity to build a leading corporate practice with a leading Scottish firm.

This Legal 500 firm has developed a distinguished reputation as one of the premier firms operating in the UK. Their growing Corporate team is seeking a Partner to join their vibrant Edinburgh office.

Equity is a real short-term possibility for the right candidate.

The Firm

This ambitious firm has a well-founded reputation as a market-leading provider of legal services nationwide.

Numerous Legal 500 practice area rankings clearly demonstrate the expertise this business has cultivated, and it has become a notable source of some of the highest calibre legal talent in the UK. Many of the lawyers at the firm have gained individual recognition, including many Legal 500 rankings and Chambers & Partners accolades.

Partners are known to be friendly, down-to-earth and approachable. They have created a supportive environment where employees are given agency over their work.

Clients range anywhere from families and individuals all the way to FTSE100 goliaths, and exposure to this variety means that solicitors gain unrivalled experience, and are able to become true experts in their chosen field.

Due to the excellent work and support of renowned colleagues, it is not uncommon for staff who stay at the firm to progress quickly through its ranks and gain recognition internally for their efforts.

The Role

Working with this Legal 500 recognised Corporate team, you will gain exposure to high-quality work with a diverse range of clients. Dealing with SMEs, FTSE100 companies and entrepreneurs, you will advise on the full range of Corporate activity.

M&A, scale-ups, funding, commercial contracts, equity investments, restructuring; you will have the freedom to manage your own client base and supervise the full life-cycle of corporate transactions.

You will work alongside fellow Partners who have received individual independent recognition as leaders in their field and as such, this is an unmatched opportunity to learn from some of the best Corporate lawyers in the country and enhance your client base.

As a leader within the firm, you will be expected to help foster a supportive environment for junior staff members and will actively contribute to their training and professional development.

You will also contribute to departmental and firm-wide business development and be active in pursuing business opportunities with new and existing clients.

This is a rare opportunity to enter a rapidly growing firm and to build out a market-leading Corporate presence in the city of Edinburgh in a manner you see fit.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Is an ambitious individual with extensive experience in Corporate
  • First-rate commercial awareness and extensive knowledge of company law and corporate transactions
  • Excellent verbal/written communicator with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with clients and team members alike
  • Is highly capable of business development
  • Has a proactive, innovative and value-adding mindset
  • Is able to manage junior team members and delegate effectively whilst ensuring work is done in a timely and precise manner.

What's on offer

  • An opportunity to become a leader at a prestigious firm, enhance your client base and hone a revered reputation in Corporate practice
  • Exposure to top-tier clients and high-quality/high-value work
  • First-rate career development opportunities
  • Flexible working
  • Excellent salary as determined by experience
  • Excellent benefits package

Apply now for immediate consideration or call Jules Grieve on 0131 460 7747 for a confidential chat.

Jules Grieve Senior Recruitment Consultant- Scotland

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