Corporate Solicitor

Recruiter
Kingsley
Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary
£50,000 - £60,000
Posted
04 Apr 2018
Closes
04 May 2018
Ref
LJL16979
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

We have the pleasure of working with a leading law firm in South Manchester who are looking a Corporate Solicitor to join its team. The Department has an excellent reputation which is recognised by The Legal 500.

A huge advantage of working for this firm is that you will not have an individual billing target as the firm instead operate a team/departmental target. So, if you are seeking a better work life balance, whilst maintaining an excellent quality of work, then this could be the firm for you!

A competitive salary and benefits package is on offer, which is negotiable, depending upon your previous experience. This includes 25 days holiday plus 3 additional days for the Christmas festive period. Plus, bank holidays and ½ day off for your birthday. In addition, they also provide private Monthly social events across the firm, early finish on Fridays, private healthcare, subsidised gym membership, a death-in-service scheme, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, cycle-to-work scheme, and a 3% contributory pension plan.

The role

My client is a niche Commercial law firm based in South Manchester. You will be working within the Corporate team. The team deal with a range of non-contentious corporate matters and have a successful track record in advising a range of businesses to include owner managed businesses, small to medium enterprises and larger companies (including PLCs) on corporate, financial, transactional and organisational issues.  

In this role you will be working directly with Partners and Senior Solicitors in the team on a wide range of non-contentious corporate matters to include: -

  • Mergers, acquisitions and disposals
  • Due diligence and disclosure
  • Investment agreements
  • Shareholder agreements (and bespoke articles of association)
  • Share restructuring/group re-organisation
  • Share options (including EMIs)
  • Company formation and administration
  • Non-contentious insolvency work
  • Banking (loans, security and deeds of priority)
  • Listings to AIM/Plus

The candidate

You will be a Solicitor qualified to practice in England and Wales with at least two years’ PQE. You will possess an excellent academic record and have a proven track record working as a Solicitor and dealing with a varied case load of Corporate matters. 

This is a great opportunity to join a well-established law firm and department that is growing rapidly with opportunities to advance and develop, whilst also offering you the opportunity to work alongside experienced members of the team, developing your legal career further.  

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.

We aim to respond to applicants within 2 working days. If you have not been contacted within 5 working days you should assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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 enjoy working with us. We believe our clients and candidates need recruitment consultants they can work with and trust. Kingsley also has dedicated teams that focus on engineering, property and business support.

Please see our website www.kingsleyrecruitment.co.uk for more jobs.

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