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Corporate Senior/Managing Associate 4+PQE

Hays Legal
England, Devon, Exeter
Closing date
23 Dec 2020
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Corporate Lawyer Senior/Managing Associate Job in Exeter with leading national firm - flexible working

Your new firm
This corporate team have specialist industry knowledge across a variety of sectors, including: aerospace & defence, charities and social enterprise, education, energy law & utilities, family-owned business, healthcare, and technology. The team are experienced, boasts several highly-rated Lawyers and advise clients on a broad range of corporate transactions and provides specialist corporate legal services to businesses throughout the UK and internationally. Due to continued growth, they are now seeking a Senior Associate/Managing Associate to join the team in Exeter. They have built close relationships with entrepreneurial private clients so this will be the main focus of the role, as well as supporting the wider Corporate team.

Your new role
You will be central to the continued success of the team, managing your own caseload and driving business development initiatives. You will take a solutions led approach, listening to the clients' challenges and providing a bespoke, premium solution. You will be involved in a wide range of work, to include Acquisitions, disposals, MBOs, JVs and investment agreements. You will have excellent opportunities for client contact and good quality work.

What you will need to succeed
You will have at least 4 years PQE and will be looking to progress your career within a buoyant and thriving Corporate team. This is an exciting opportunity as you will have genuine scope to fast track your career within a team with a proven track record of developing and progressing its lawyers. This will be a challenging and demanding role, working to tight deadlines and supporting highly valued clients. You will have experience of working in a corporate team in a leading firm; a tenacious attitude and a highly commercial approach to business are essential. You will have the confidence to handle a sizeable and good quality caseload for a broad range of clients and will be able to build effective and positive client relationships quickly and fully embrace the importance of client service.

What you will get in return
This is a great opportunity to join a progressive and forward thinking national firm where they are renowned for the quality of their people and the depth of experience across the whole team. Your career progression will be entirely on merit and under your control and the quality of work you are given is in no way impacted by your location.

What you need to do now
If you are interested in applying for this position click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new role, please contact Harriet Chapman in complete confidence at Hays. We would expect a lawyer with the given PQE to have gained the level of experience required, but this does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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