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Head of Corporate

£70000 - £90000 per annum
Merseyside Liverpool

Managing this Role


Ray Birkett

Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

This well-established, Legal 500 law firm is looking for an ambitious Corporate Lawyer to set up and lead a Corporate department in Liverpool. You will have full support to grow the department and autonomy over key decisions that affect the firm's growth and direction.

The Firm:

This boutique commercial practice may be small in size but are powerful in impact and are pioneering change into the legal industry, which has enabled them to become a leading firm in the North West and be ranked in the Legal 500.

The firm has established an enviable reputation in the Liverpool market and has been growing consistently. They have attracted Lawyers from respected backgrounds who have wanted to be a part of an exciting project and make their mark on the firm.

You will be supported to develop your practice and grow your reputation and client base. You will also receive a highly competitive salary and market-leading bonus structure, which will see you earn a percentage of your billings, cross-referrals, and total work generated in the department.

Located in a state of the art office with stunning views of the City, this entrepreneurial boutique law firm has genuinely exciting plans to build on its growth and diversify its offering, making it the perfect time to join.

The Role:

The firm is looking for an ambitious, entrepreneurial Corporate Lawyer to set up a Corporate department in Liverpool.

You will be responsible for setting up the brand-new Corporate department while being supported by the firm in marketing and networking. The firm already has an established Corporate offering in their other office, so you will be able to leverage this, meaning you will be starting in a warm position.

You will work on a varied and interesting caseload, including acquisitions and disposals, mergers, restructuring, and refinancing. The Corporate department has a particularly strong reputation in Sports, Retail, and E-Commerce.

The role comes with excellent prospects for progression, with clear Partnership prospects and the opportunity to develop and grow a team.


  • You will be a Corporate Solicitor with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit in regard to experience)
  • A transferable client base or contacts is highly advantageous
  • Comfortable developing business and generating work
  • Previous experience in leading a team is desirable

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