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Corporate Associate

£55000 - £70000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Wales Cardiff

Managing this Role


Carl Pace

Recruitment Consultant - South West
0203 865 2113

Are you a 1 PQE Corporate Lawyer, looking to step up your career working for an international firm that sets the bar for quality in the sector, being involved in some of the world's most significant transactions.

Committed to offering ongoing progression, exceptional work within an enviable client base and exposure to a broad array of sectors, this is a springboard opportunity for those wanting to rise up the ranks swiftly.

The Firm:

This leading international law firm has offices throughout every major UK city and is one of the largest law firms globally in terms of headcount and revenue. They are ranked Tier 1 in the Legal 500 across an abundance of specialisms and are recognised for their commercial awareness, innovation, and sector knowledge.

This recognition has given them an enviable client base, and you can expect to act for a multitude of multinational PLCs and household names. The quality of work is exceptional, and you can expect to gain exposure to interesting, high-value work.

Despite their size, the firm doesn't have the stuffy, corporate environment that you may expect to find. They have close-knit, collaborative teams that will welcome you with open arms and an active social calendar that will allow you to integrate with your colleagues across the firm.

They also offer a high level of flexibility, with home working commonplace even before the lockdown and reasonable targets that promote quality of service over financials.

The Role:

1-4 PQE Corporate Associate to join Tier 1 team with Top 50 firm in Cardiff

Very much a globally driven and orientated team, the nation-wide unit provides support to some of the largest organisations in the world on a complete variety of corporate transactions, often of high levels of strategic importance and repercussion.

Working alongside Partners in Cardiff, the UK, and overseas, you will advise on Industrial and General M&A, Financial Service M&A, TMT M&A, Public Company Advisory, PC and VC, Corporate Energy, Infrastructure and Reorgs, to name a few.

The team lead the market, and this level of involvement will be mirrored in how you develop, allowing you to branch into numerous chosen niches and specialisms.

In Cardiff, the office operates at City-level, unmatched in work complexity, brevity and transaction value.

As development is structured, you will be encouraged and guided from the onset to develop to Senior level and beyond, being benchmarked on merit.

Not limited by location, you can choose to work from home for the majority of the week if so preferred.


  • 1-4 years PQE with a Corporate background
  • Experience gained at an international or reputable national law firm
  • Confident in developing business and building relationships with clients
  • Strong academic track record
  • Willingness to progress within the team

For those keen to operate at the peak of the market, being offered unmatched work within a firm who's reputation speaks for itself, this serves as the ideal avenue for success long-term.