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Senior Corporate Solicitor

£105000 - £125000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits
City South West London London City of London

Managing this Role


Jonathan Kitto

Senior Headhunter - London
0203 865 2113

This Top 50 UK law firm is ranked Tier 1 in the Legal 500 for Corporate M&A - offering some of the highest quality work in the sector. The team holds a number of lawyers recommended in Chambers & Partners.

They are looking for a talented Corporate Solicitor with 5 years PQE to join their team at the Senior Associate level. This position is an excellent opportunity to progress your career with a top UK law firm.

The Firm

Ranked in the top 50 UK law firms by The Lawyer, with over 900 legal professionals and built on the foundation of over 200 years of excellence, this firm's national presence offers City level legal advice underpinned by values of service, quality, integrity and innovation.

A truly international law firm, offering commercially aware and pragmatic advice across a broad range of 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. Many HNW individuals trust the firm to provide a holistic service also.

Leading by example in terms of talent and culture, teams are built on open ideas, shared experiences and continually honed expertise, being aligned by a common goal of providing unmatched service whilst platforming colleagues to achieve their professional and life goals.

The firm is proud of its exceptional retention and internal promotion record; many of the now Chambers-ranked and sector-leading Partners joined as support staff.

Colleagues develop continually via a structured pathway to facilitate and challenge what can be achieved, encouraging collaboration, nurturing talent, and sharing insight.

Whether working from the office or home, staff are appropriately supported, continually invested in and operate in balanced teams that permit excellence.

The Role:

This prestigious, highly ranked Legal 500 law firm is seeking a Corporate Solicitor with 5 years PQE to join at the Senior Associate level.

You will be joining this Tier 1 Legal 500 ranked team at the Senior Associate level where you will find yourself advising both UK and international clients on high-quality corporate work.

The position will involve advising on company law, M&A, MBOs and MBIs, joint ventures and investor/shareholder agreements. Other matters you will advise on will include articles of association and other constitutional documents, demergers as well as company reconstructions and reorganisations.

You will also have the opportunity to assist with AIM flotations, takeovers and public company work. The team advises on commercial lending, security, financing and refinancing of businesses providing exposure to this work in addition.

As this is a senior appointment, you will cover additional responsibilities such as participating in the team's business development and marketing initiatives to continue the exciting growth of the practice.

You will also have the opportunity to mentor more junior members of the team - making this position an excellent stepping stone towards partnership or legal director.

From the onset, you will be continually encouraged to work on complex matters fitting for your continued growth - with strong prospects for progression beyond the Senior Associate level.


  • England & Wales qualified solicitor with 5 years PQE
  • Experience in Corporate matters such as M&A and shareholder agreements
  • Ability to manage your own caseload


  • Salary is above market rate and negotiable depending on PQE
  • 25 days starting holiday
  • Hybrid working options
  • Private medical insurance
  • Opportunity to work alongside top lawyers in the sector
  • Varied and interesting workload with a good level of autonomy from the outset

This is a brilliant opportunity for a Corporate solicitor to join a stand-out law firm in the City of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.