Corporate Lawyer

England, Surrey, Guildford
£50000 - £80000 per annum
19 Feb 2018
19 Mar 2018
Kye Williams
Full time
Contract type

The opportunity has arisen to join this Chambers rated and Legal 500 practice, which deals with west end work in the tranquil heart of Guildford. The firm is one of the largest and well-established practises Nationally, and deals with a client base that most London firms would be envious of.

The Firm…

The firm is one of the largest most Nationally recognised choices outside London, and has a client base to rival most City firms. Renowned for excellent client testimonials and establishing deep relationships, this firm stands out in the affluent Surrey market. They have invested heavily in their office and infrastructure, and the result is a modern practise which overlooks the river.

The firm creates an enjoyable atmosphere for their staff and has that translate into positive experiences for its clients. This culture is epitomised by the partners and cascades through every team member and department. They deal with International and Domestic clients which allows for exposure to a unique and varied caseload. For go getters the sky is the limit; the firm will provide distinctive training and give its staff the opportunity to organically grow within the practise. This collegiate atmosphere and excellent reputation makes it incredibly desirable for people looking to establish a rewarding career.

The Role…

The firm is looking for Corporate Solicitor to join its Company Commercial department which is one of the largest outside of London, Legal 500, and Chambers rated. Within this department there are over 7 recommended Lawyers by the Principal Legal Directories as leaders in their field.

The corporate finance team has 6 partners and 14 other lawyers, including two dedicated professional support lawyers. The team benefits from strong specialist support in intellectual property, IT, finance/banking, regulatory, employment, pensions, real estate and tax. We have significant international reach, with well-established links in the major jurisdictions in Europe and the US with tried and tested firms of similar quality and size to our own.

The caseload matters will include but not be limited to; Mergers and Acquisitions (both buy side and sell side), Venture capital and private equity (sponsor and management team roles), Fundraising and equity and capital markets, Joint ventures, General corporate advisory, Accelerated M & A, restructuring and insolvency

Often cases have an international flavour and the team frequently works with law firms in other jurisdictions.


  • At least 2+ years PQE, with strong experience handling Corporate matters
  • Experience of business development will be to advantage
  • Excellent communication skills and an eye for detail are essential
  • You should work within a team
  • You will deal with an excellent quality of work
  • Salary is above market rate depending on your level of experience, plus an exceptional bonus structure and benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Corporate Solicitor to join this flourishing, modern firm in Guildford.
Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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