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Corporate Director

BBBH26653
£70000 - £85000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Oxfordshire Banbury

Managing this Role

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Joe Holbrook

Recruitment Consultant - M4 Corridor


This is an incredible opportunity to be a Corporate Director at an award winning, entrepreneurial and Legal 500 recognised firm. This firm are experts in Corporate Law and have an international reach, a reputation that is a step above the rest and precedes them in across the vast majority of their departments, and a strong foothold in the City.

You will be entrepreneurial, driven and successful individual working alongside leaders in their field. This firm have a number of prestigious Employers awards due to their progressive and innovative approach, utilising the best facilities and technology!

The Firm
This firm deal with a quality of work commonly only associated with City practices. You will find an immensely diverse client base that continues to evolve constantly. The firm has performed exceptionally well over recent years and has grown year on year; they have strategic growth planned over the next 12 months in Oxfordshire which will allow them to continue to obtain more market share.

You will find a strong leadership team that promotes an open-door culture where Partners are very accessible; everyone has a voice in throughout the organisation. It is a commonplace to find trainees and paralegals sitting side by side with Partners; it is this approach to training, mentoring and development which has given the firm an excellent reputation for homegrown partner talent.
It is commonplace for even trainees to participate in marketing and business development activities actively. By getting lawyers involved even at the most junior level, it has provided them with a very commercially savvy team.

Despite the firm's size, they have unusually managed to keep a family feel running throughout the practice and network of the office. They are a Top 500 law firm with a conscience. They have an excellent social element that is promoted with an active roster of events throughout the year.

The Role
The role is for a legal Director to assist in the continued growth of the Corporate & Commercial legal business with a focus on corporate reorganisations.
The role is for a legal pioneer who is determined to be amongst the first to be setting up a Corporate & Commercial legal team. You will be developing and delivering technical advice and senior supervision on delivery, being the principal point of client contact for legal work; cross-fertilised with other departments of the Business.
You will be part of an entrepreneurial department working alongside leaders in their fields demonstrating intra-group transactions (e.g Re-organisations, financing agreements and entity reductions exercise).
The Corporate and Commercial department will be handling Strong Corporate work in the areas of M&A, PC, VC, Funds, Restructuring alongside partnerships, commercial contracts, intellectual property, data privacy and debt listings. You will be providing and recognising new streams of revenue and grow the legal capability of the company whilst training lawyers and non-lawyers on a range of legal capability.

Requirements

  • You will be a Corporate or Corporate Commercial Solicitor with at least 5 years PQE
  • Have been exposed to a high-level of Corporate or Corporate Commercial exposure
  • Entrepreneurial and driven
  • You will have a strong track record with a respected law firm
  • Qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales
  • Salary is above market rate and is negotiable depending on your level of experience



This is a brilliant opportunity for a Corporate or a Corporate Commercial Legal Director opportunity to be part of a leading, innovating project in this firms Banbury office.
Apply now for immediate consideration, alternatively please feel to email Joe.h@JMC-Legal.com