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Corporate Legal Director

£75000 - £85000 per annum
South Yorkshire Sheffield

Managing this Role


Joey Medway

Headhunter - North West & Yorkshire
0203 865 2113

Join this forward-thinking regional firm and take the lead on a wealth of engaging & complex Corporate matters, with a clear pathway to progress towards partnership.

Boasting one of the largest practices in the North, this heavyweight regional, Legal 500 & Chambers-ranked firm are commercially aware, entrepreneurial in spirit and pragmatic in approach. They have built a strong reputation for providing high-quality, results-focused advice across all key commercial disciplines, placing them in fierce competition with their national counterparts.

Culturally, the firm promotes an open-door policy where access to senior members of staff is commonplace - junior lawyers regularly sit alongside Partners, ensuring that they don't just learn technical skills but also become equipped as strong business developers. This works intrinsically alongside the countless opportunities for progression on offer and no feeling of hitting a glass ceiling.

By having a culture that challenges the conventional law firm approach, they focus their energy on getting results for their clients whilst attracting and developing industry leaders. The relationship they build and nurture with their clients is of paramount importance, which is why many clients stay with the firm for decades. This mirrors the relationship with their staff, in turn offering competitive benefits, a work/life balance and hybrid & flexible working.

The Role:

  • The firm are looking for an experienced Corporate Solicitor to join as a Legal Director in Sheffield, with hybrid working in place
  • The award-winning Corporate department are widely regarded for their specialist knowledge in M&A transactions across the pharmaceutical, travel & property development sectors
  • To align with this, you will advise a broad range of business clients in M&A transactions, corporate governance, partnership matters, joint venture & shareholders' agreements and general commercial advice
  • As a Legal Director, you will participate in the ongoing development of junior team members and work with deal teams on larger transactions
  • You will also receive generous investment from the firm to progress on a clear route to partnership

The Ideal Candidate:

  • An experienced Corporate Solicitor with a minimum of 7 years PQE
  • Clear understanding of relevant legal issues
  • Highly meticulous & commercially focused


  • Highly competitive salary & benefits package
  • Flexible working

This is a standout opportunity for a Corporate Legal Director to join the firm's dynamic office in Sheffield.

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