Senior Corporate Commercial Solicitor

Chester, Cheshire
£70,000 - £80,000
02 Mar 2018
02 Apr 2018
Full time
Contract type

We have the pleasure in working with a well-established law firm who are looking for a Senior Solicitor to join their Corporate Commercial department at their offices in Chester.

On offer is a very competitive salary and benefits package including a rewarding bonus opportunity. This includes 25 days’ holiday plus bank holidays and a pension. In addition, they are also able to offer flexible working where needed.

The role

My client is a long-standing law firm, who attract top calibre employees and clients alike. This opportunity will be working within its Corporate Commercial department in Chester.

This team is recommended in the Legal 500 and act for a range of clients including start-ups, SMEs, OMBs and entrepreneurs and multi-million-pound turnover PLC.

In this position, you will be exposed to a variety of exceptional quality work which includes: -  

  • Acquisitions and disposals
  • Banking
  • Company formations, Shareholder agreements and LLP agreements
  • Company law
  • Joint ventures
  • Company investments including venture capital
  • Management buy outs and buy ins
  • Mergers and reorganisations
  • Share options and other share incentive schemes

In addition, you will play a lead role in being responsible for not only acting for the firm’s existing clients, but would also be involved in assisting the partners and other senior members of the department to generate work from the existing client base and contact network.

The candidate

You will be a Solicitor qualified to practice in England and Wales with at least five years PQE. You will have a proven track record working as a Solicitor, dealing with a case load of Corporate Commercial matters. You will also be keen to take part and contribute to the development and growth of the department at the firm. You will be highly motivated Solicitor with the ability to maintain strong client relationships and actively promote the services the team offer to existing and new target clients also. A client and contact following would be advantageous but is not essential.

This is a great opportunity to join a leading law firm which can offer you a fantastic senior opportunity to work on many exciting projects and plenty of opportunity for excellent client contact.

If you would like to find out more about this role and other potential opportunities, please contact me today for a confidential chat.

Key Contact

Please contact Laura-Jayne Levine on 0151 242 1630 to discuss this position in more detail, or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

Kingsley is a specialist recruitment consultancy. The legal division has a diverse client base that includes medium-sized commercial practices, long-established civil practices, and niche boutiques through to larger regional commercial firms and top-ranked nationals. We enjoy what we do and we want others to relish working with us. We believe that our clients and candidates need recruitment consultants that they can work with and trust. Kingsley also has dedicated teams that focus on engineering, property, architecture, and business support.

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