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Senior Corporate Lawyer

  • £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
  • Glasgow
  • Permanent

This is a rare opportunity to enter a firm where you will be in the driving seat of your career, have the opportunity to tap into an existing book of work and develop your own practice.

The firm has a Legal 500-ranked Corporate team and is currently executing an ambitious growth plan, making this an excellent time to join their Glasgow office.

As a leader in their growing team, you will directly benefit from a quick progression pathway.

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, listed companies and entrepreneurs, you will advise on the full range of corporate and commercial activity.
  • M&A, scale-ups, high-growth funding, commercial contracts, equity investments, restructuring; you will have the freedom to manage your own client base and supervise the entire life-cycle of corporate transactions.
  • Should it be of interest, you will also have the opportunity to support your clients on commercial activities such as brand protection and commercial contracting for some of the most existing and cutting-edge businesses in Scotland.
  • There is an existing book of work ready to be taken on, spanning fields such as life sciences, technology, gaming, retail and more. You will have the opportunity to tap into this exciting work, whilst also developing your own client base over the long term.
  • 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 as you work towards becoming a recognised Partner in your field.
  • As a senior within the team, 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 actively pursue business opportunities with new and existing clients.
  • The successful candidate will be in a strong position to develop market-leading Corporate practice and take a significant and exciting step forward in their career.

The Firm

A historic full-service Scottish firm, this business is as adept at providing expert legal advice to individuals as it is to large multinational companies. It has been on a strong growth trajectory, expanding its reach across Scotland whilst maintaining an engaging and supportive working environment.

Staff who work at this firm stay for long durations due to the exemplary working culture and career progression opportunities. The firm has developed expertise in a range of practice areas, receiving recognition in the form of multiple Legal 500 Tier rankings and Chambers & Partners department rankings.

Attracting some of the top legal talents in Scotland, many of the staff at this firm have received individual recognition for their expertise from the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners. This is a testament to the training and continuous development the firm provides its staff members.

The leadership team of this firm have fostered an innovative and forward-thinking mindset and has ambitious plans to grow the firm over the coming years. This presents an excellent opportunity for incumbent lawyers to grow alongside the firm.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Is an ambitious individual with extensive Corporate experience who is seeking an opportunity with a clear Partnership pathway
  • 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 contact Jules Grieve at 0131 460 7747/ for a confidential chat.

Jules Grieve Senior Recruitment Consultant- Scotland

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