Corporate Commercial Legal Director

England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£100000 - £170000 per annum
04 Jun 2019
02 Jul 2019
Joseph Kersey
Full time
Contract type

Exclusive: Corporate Commercial Legal Director position. This is stand out opportunity to work within Global firm on an exciting pioneering project in Leeds. If you are a Corporate or a Corporate Commercial solicitor looking to work on intra-group complex matters for one of the largest companies in the world, this will give you the platform to be part of something of big.

You will be entrepreneurial, driven and successful individual working alongside leaders in their field. This firm have a number of prestigious Employers awards due to their progressive and innovative approach, utilising the best facilities and technology!

The Firm

This powerful and global firm provides large Professional Services companies with a range of Financial and Legal services. They are a world leader re-imagining and shaping businesses, products and technologies in more than 150 countries driving change and innovation across Audits, Consulting, Financial advisory, Risk Management, Legal and other related client sectors. With revenues upwards of £30 billion pounds and over 240,000 staff, they are the culmination of a diverse and ambitious corporation. Working with the largest and most influential companies across the UK and the Globe.

Originating in the UK over 150 years ago, this firm have become a recognisable household name across many cities. They have brought real investment and pro-growth into the UK, contributing to the UK having over 50% of all Fortune 500 companies European Headquarters. In the UK, they are showing real investment across Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Research & Development and Legal Sectors.

Within Legal they are looking to build a market-leading corporate re-organisation business leveraging off the stellar first-class client in the UK and the Globe. You are part of a ground-breaking legal advisory business networking with the Tax team. You will focus on intra-group work serving on domestic and cross border projects on varies degrees of size, complexity and value.

This firm are ranked in the best companies in the Sunday Times, Best Employers in the Bloomberg, Top Employers of Women, Top Employers of Working Families and a multitude other awards across Diversity and opportunity. Working your way is promoted, its simply important that their staff wellbeing is taken care off. A diverse way of working is on offer, with even long extended breaks on offer to really give you the time off you deserve.

The Role

The role is for a legal Director to assist in the continued growth of the Corporate & Commercial legal business with a focus on corporate reorganisations.

The role is for a legal pioneer who is determined to be amongst the first to be setting up a Corporate & Commercial legal team. You will be developing and delivering technical advice and senior supervision on delivery, being the principal point of client contact for legal work; cross-fertilised with other departments of the Business.

You will be part of an entrepreneurial department working alongside leaders in their fields demonstrating intra-group transactions (e.g Re-organisations, financing agreements and entity reductions exercise).

The Corporate and Commercial department will be handling Strong Corporate work in the areas of M&A, PC, VC, Funds, Restructuring alongside partnerships, commercial contracts, intellectual property, data privacy and debt listings. You will be providing and recognising new streams of revenue and grow the legal capability of the company whilst training lawyers and non-lawyers on a range of legal capability.


  • You will be a Corporate or Corporate Commercial Solicitor with at least 5 years PQE
  • Have been exposed to a high-level of Corporate or Corporate Commercial exposure
  • Entrepreneurial and driven
  • You will have a strong track record with a respected law firm
  • Qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales
  • Salary is above market rate and is negotiable depending on your level of experience

This is a brilliant opportunity for a Corporate or a Corporate Commercial Legal Director opportunity to be part of a leading, innovating project in this companies Leeds office.

Apply now for immediate consideration, alternatively please feel to email