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Corporate Associate

£45000 - £55000 per annum
Manchester City Of Manchester

Managing this Role


Ray Birkett

Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

Join a leading, Top 50 law firm that is well-known for investing in legal talent and springboarding careers. You will join a highly regarded Corporate team that undertakes an exceptional quality of work whilst progressing your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

The Firm:

This firm is a significant player in the UK market, with offices throughout every major UK City and rankings across almost every specialism in the Legal 500 nationwide. This reputation allows them to attract a high profile and diverse client base that ranges from HNW individuals to multinational PLCs.

You can expect to receive significant investment in your professional development, with 1:1 mentoring with a respected Partner who offers a wealth of knowledge and experience to draw from and regular internal and external training and development opportunities. There is genuinely no better place to develop your technical ability and commercial acumen.

The main attraction to this firm is the sheer number of homegrown partners that the firm has. Over 90% of the firm's current Partnership team came in at a junior level and have worked their way up, with a clear progression path to follow from day one.

The Role:

You will join this Legal 500 recognised Corporate team as an Associate in the firm's Manchester office.

The Corporate department undertakes a broad range of interesting and high-value work, including M&A, restructuring and reorganisations, shareholder agreements, transfers and allotment of shares, and flotation of companies on the AIM. While assisting respected Partners on complex matters, you will have responsibility for your own matters and be encouraged and supported to take on increasingly challenging work.

Acting for a range of clients, from start-ups to household names, you will have a high level of client contact and a level of exposure that will put you years ahead of your PQE.


  • You will be a Corporate Lawyer with a minimum of 2 years' experience (there is no upper limit in regards to the amount of experience)
  • You should have experience across all aspects of Corporate Law
  • You will be a commercially minded individual and will thrive on building client relationships and marketing your practice
  • You will have the ability to manage your caseload and client expectations whilst working in synergy with the wider team

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to give me a call for a confidential discussion.