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Senior Corporate Solicitor

BBBH38510
£90000 - £110000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits

Managing this Role

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Jonathan Kitto

Senior Headhunter - London
0203 865 2113

Are you a Corporate solicitor seeking to advance your career at the senior level? This Top 200 UK legal practice is seeking to expand its successful team to service its growing quantity of quality corporate work.

Recommended in the Legal 500 and ranked highly in Chambers across a number of practice areas, this is an ideal environment for any ambitious solicitor. You will gain exposure to a superb quality of work, advising innovative and rapidly growing businesses.

The Firm

The firm has a long history of innovation. This is something that has always been reflected throughout their 200 years of business and continues to burn brightly into the future.

They will not compromise on providing the highest quality of advice, service, commitment and value for money and this is shown by the length of many of their client relationships.

They have a particular reputation for corporate and commercial, private wealth, real estate, dispute resolution, IP and employment work. Within this, they have built a strong track record in the financial services, media, arts and leisure industries.

They take every step they can to modernise the practice and now find themselves working on the most up-to-date sectors, including Fintech, Blockchain, cryptocurrency, and emerging technologies.

This is all backed up by both the firm and a large number of its individual lawyers being mentioned in the Legal 500 and Chambers lists.

This is a modern and forward-thinking practice, offering impressive hybrid and flexible working arrangements.

The Role

Ranked highly across the Legal 500, this top 200 firm is seeking to recruit a 5 PQE Corporate Solicitor to join its West End office at the Senior Associate Level.

To be successful in taking this role, you will have knowledge and experience of working on a broad range of corporate matters. The position will primarily focus on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate restructuring.

Other matters will include management buyouts and asset sales. Debt and private equity financing and experience advising on FCA regulatory matters is not essential but would be beneficial.

You will be responsible for managing your own caseload of files and will be provided with ample quantities of client contact.

As this is a senior appointment you will participate in the team's business development activities, helping to continue the growth of the department. You will also have the opportunity to mentor and supervise more junior members of the team.

You will benefit from impressive IT-solutions and support infrastructure designed to help you develop your practice. You will also receive assistance from colleagues across all levels in the team.

You will be working with an exciting client list consisting mainly of private, medium size businesses operating across highly innovative sectors such as blockchain and crypto asset space. Other clients include start-ups and large multi-national corporations, with a particular focus on the fintech and financial services sectors.

The client base is broad, covering both UK and internationally based businesses, public companies, private equity and family offices.

The firm's location provides an excellent environment and superb public transport links. The firm also operates a modern approach to hybrid and flexible working.

Given the strong position of the team, there are exciting prospects to learn and progress in your career.

Requirements:

  • You will be a qualified UK Solicitor 5 PQE
  • Experience in Corporate matters such as M&A
  • Willing to partake in marketing activities
  • Strong client communication

Benefits

  • Salaries at this firm are very competitive and increase in line with experience
  • Lucrative bonus structure
  • Exposure to exciting clients and quality work
  • Private healthcare and life assurance
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Strong prospects for progression

This is an exceptional Senior Associate Corporate role, with one of London's most well-known Legal 500 practices in the heart of the West End.

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