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Private Equity Funds Lawyer

£60000 - £80000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package

Looking to be part of something uniquely different?

Challenge longstanding norms and disrupt the status quo in Private Funds within a unique left-field opportunity, fully supported by a Top 50 firm's continued investment and momentum.

Break the mold, climb the ladder and leave a lasting impression on the industry.

The Firm

Top 50, with an abundance of Legal 500 ranked teams and colleagues across all notions of Commercial law, the firm's gravity perpetuates not only regionally but within the national market in terms of quality, service and legal expertise.

They were consistently hallmarked as "UK Law Firm of the Year" whilst being the leading Commercial firm outside of the City. Their longstanding excellence has been awarded nationally by Chambers UK (70% of Partners are specifically Chambers ranked) The Legal 500 and Legal Cheek to name a few.

The firm receives numerous accolades and leads by example regarding culture, empowerment, progression and diversity.

Calling Bristol home for over 100 years, the firm's growth has come naturally, resisting external influence and remaining independent to ensure they holistically support colleagues, clients and the local community.

Diversity and inclusion are a strategic priority, understanding that talent resides in the individual and focused on platforming staff to achieve their career and life goals.

Being a firm believer of "actions speak louder than words", staff thrive in an open, communal, and collaborative environment underpinned by people-first mindset. This is put into practice via continued and structured personal and career development, speaking for itself given nearly half of all existing Partners trained at the firm.

Working in the Bristol office or from home if preferred, your influence upon the team will be immediate. Day-to-day, you'll take advantage of a balanced team structure, approachable leadership and paralegal support, along with the use of technologies ensuring your time is used efficiently.

The Role

3 PQE Private Equity Funds Solicitor to join leading Bristol Top 50

In a truly unique development within the sector and joining a team that is making waves as a market disruptor competing against the City, you will practice at the forefront of Private Equity Funds whilst reshaping the industry norms within this niche and technical area of law.

Working hand in hand with a 20 years experienced heavyweight with an acute, collaborative focus on advising small to medium cap fund managers (from start-ups up to €750m fund raise) in alternative asset classes, as well as establishing managers/advisers and investing into funds.

You will be fully involved in influencing the business whilst engaging directly with current and future clients.

The department's momentum and energy is electric, with the team shortlisted for Funds Team of the Year in 2020, the only team to do so outside of the City.

Progression is fundamental for the role, structured from day 1 in terms of realistic accomplishment and just reward for continued success.

The Requirements

  • 3 years experience in funds, alternatively a background in Corporate and Banking law.
  • The collaborative approach to problem-solving and offering strategic input on the team's future direction.
  • Creativity in challenging market norms
  • Willingness to progress within the firm and strive for excellence

Salary and Benefits

Ensuring salaries eclipses the competition, and providing an ever-expanding benefits package that includes but is not limited to;

  • Above market-rate salary, benchmarked against London and the City
  • 25 days leave, 31 days following service
  • Private Pension
  • Private Medical Insurance

This is a rare opportunity to work at City-level, whilst enjoying the lifestyle afforded to those living outside of London.

If you wish to discuss the role in confidence further, whilst also discussing the broader market if you are considering a move now or in the future, please call Carl on 0117 422 0318