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Corporate Associate

£60000 - £70000 per annum
Tyne and Wear Newcastle upon Tyne

Managing this Role


Joey Medway

Headhunter - North West & Yorkshire
0203 865 2113

This is a standout opportunity for a Corporate Associate to join a forward-thinking, Top 50 law firm. You will work alongside respected Partners that are individually ranked in the Legal 500 and gain exposure to engaging, complex work that will put you years ahead of your PQE.

The Firm:

Homing offices all across the UK, this Top 50 firm is widely recognised as a leading national player. Their superior reputation is regularly acknowledged by the Legal 500, ranking highly across numerous practice areas in the North West and Yorkshire.

Yet, it's their investment in employees which set this firm apart from the rest. With a unique growth plan in place, this firm are experts at nurturing and developing talent throughout all levels. The sheer number of home-grown partners across the offices provide insight into the success that their investment plays, secured by achieving 'Leading Legal Employer' status in the recent annual awards event.

This investment has provided for the resources and infrastructure to deal with a diverse and complex range of legal needs. The client base, as a result, is reflective of this stature. You will be representing a wide range of clients, from national household names to public bodies, making for a challenging yet rewarding working lifestyle.

In particular, the Corporate team in Newcastle are led by a group of talented Partners, recognised as leaders in their field, who possess key specialist knowledge across the legal and corporate market. Their collective ambition is to further grow and invest in their team to mirror the plans for growth in the market share. Here, you will be given the platform to demonstrate your abilities at the highest level and receive continuous support as you grow through the corporate ranks.

The Role:

This is a standout opportunity for a Corporate Associate to join the firm's dynamic office in Newcastle.

You will manage a workload of corporate transactional and company law advisory work for a number of well-known clients, including owner-managed businesses, private and public companies, public sector bodies, LLPs, partnerships and individuals.

This will include drafting, reviewing and negotiating a variety of transactional and corporate documents as well as complex M&A work.

You will closely mentor junior members of the team and offer constructive training to support their development.

This role comes with strong prospects to progress, in line with the growth agenda. The firm are succession planning and keen to find the next generation of senior Lawyers, providing you with the platform for future partnership.


  • You will be an experienced Corporate Solicitor with 4 -7 years PQE
  • You will have fantastic experience in all aspects of private M&A transactions
  • The ability to confidentially manage your own caseload of high calibre work and clients
  • Excellent communication skills
  • You will have an authoritative and approachable personality with an ambition to support and develop others


  • Competitive salary above the market rate
  • Lucrative benefits package

This is an exciting opportunity for a Corporate Associate to join the team's dynamic office in Newcastle.

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