Corporate Solicitor

Location
England, Devon, Exeter
Salary
£40000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted
06 Mar 2018
Closes
03 Apr 2018
Ref
BBBH3847
Contact
Charlie Simpkin
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

This firm is ranked highly in the Top 100; they are due to go into the Top 50 within the next three years. They have a significant presence in the South West, with a growing London office. They provide corporate and commercial advice to businesses and individuals both nationally and internationally. The firm is modern and is a forward-thinking, collegiate, dynamic, entrepreneurial, and progressive firm with a flexible approach that allows for a good work-life balance and the team structure will provide solid client contact experience giving you expertise ahead of your PQE.

Lawyers are not just technically strong but particularly good at building a business; you will join a commercially minded company with strong ethics. What stands out about this practice is their friendly family culture, they started out as a family-run firm, they have a good social scene with many social clubs throughout the firm and a strong team ethos, their staff retention rate is unheard of. They have grown significantly in recent years and attracted many heavyweight Partners which has featured in the industry press. The firm is known for their flexible working policy, where fee earners enjoy more in the way of work-life balance.

The firm is seeking a Solicitor 3- 8 PQE with a solid background in a corporate, commercial and/or financing discipline. to join their Legal 500 practice in Exeter.

Their specialist energy team continues to be at the forefront of the sector. They have a national and international client base, with a focus on investment and transactional activity. Their work covers diverse technologies with a recent trend towards demand response, storage and 'smart grid' solutions in the electricity sector. However, this is by no means all that they do. Their lawyers are drawn primarily from their commercial, corporate and banking teams: with specialist support from colleagues in real estate, construction and planning.

They regularly advise on the corporate and commercial aspects of large transactions in the energy space, including site and plant acquisitions, as well as a variety of corporate, fundraising and structuring matters for clients in the sector.

The team's client base consists of a diverse range of quality local, national and international organisations.

Due to this department growing, this role comes with excellent prospects.

  • You will be an experienced Solicitor 3 - 8 years PQE
  • You will already have experience of working in the energy sector, along with a proven track record of advising on complex projects and agreements. You are likely to have a solid background in a corporate, commercial and/or financing discipline.
  • A commercial, pro-active, and professional approach to work.
  • Must be self-motivated, committed to working towards goals with high enthusiasm and career commitment.

Salary is negotiable, above market rate depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for an Energy Solicitor to join this ambitious, growing, top 100 firm based in Exeter.

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