Corporate Associate/Senior Associate

Location
England, Essex, Chelmsford
Salary
£55000 - £75000 per annum + Good Package
Posted
12 Feb 2019
Closes
12 Mar 2019
Ref
CF51373
Contact
Connor Franks
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

My client, a top 100 law firms with over 40 corporate lawyers on the corporate arm has a brand new opportunity to join their successful department based in Chelmsford. Their clients include entrepreneurs, private equity and venture capital funds and financial institutions, owner-managed and privately owned businesses, and UK and international public companies.

They advise clients across a range of sectors and at different stages in the business life cycle from start-ups to mergers and acquisitions, buy-outs and buy-ins, development capital fund raisings, re-financings and exits.

As well as UK deals, their team is experienced in dealing with international transactions, including acquisitions of overseas companies and disposals of UK companies to international buyers.

Additional support is provided to the corporate team by specialist tax, commercial, IP/IT, employment and property teams.

Purpose of job
Strong technical drafting and negotiation skills are essential as is the ability to deliver a strongly client-focused service, giving clear, timely practical legal advice.

He/she should demonstrate an enthusiasm for and/or experience in business development as all our lawyers are expected to play an active role in marketing and practice development.

This is a great opportunity to join a thriving practice with an outstanding reputation, offering excellent career prospects for the right candidate. Working in modern open plan offices in a young, thriving and enthusiastic team for one of East Anglia's leading law firms, our lawyers are engaged in the highest quality work.

The candidate
They are looking to recruit a Solicitor/Associate with NQ-5 years' experience gained within a highly regarded city, regional or national firm with a well-developed knowledge in corporate/corporate finance.

Their lawyers are proactively supported throughout their careers with an established career progression framework, technical and business skills training programmes and dedicated PSL support.

Competitive salary (dependent on experience/ability) and benefits including pension scheme, permanent health insurance, life assurance, individual bonus scheme, firm-wide profit share scheme, holiday from 25 days, cycle to work scheme and childcare vouchers.

Please contact Connor Franks, Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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