Corporate Solicitor

JMC Legal recruitment
England, Bristol
£45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Closing date
5 Mar 2021
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Join an award-winning and rapidly growing Corporate team, working with an enviable client list that performs at City-level.

Top 50, Legal 500 & Chambers ranked, the firm sets the standard for excellence whilst offering a platform to progress and develop from the onset.

The Firm

Awarded as "The Best Law Firm in the UK", the firm's exponential and market-disrupting growth is unmatched.

Acting as a lynchpin within the Bristol legal market, the Top 50 Chambers ranked firm strides amongst Magic and Silver Circle competitors, being one of the largest and most robust Commercial Law firms headquartered outside of the City.

1000 strong across 6 offices and committed to diversity, and with over 50 Legal 500 ranked teams across numerous legal specialities, throughout the firm's history they have pushed boundaries on what can be achieved.

70+ Partners are Chambers ranked, many of these home-grown from training and have played their part in the firm's 1000% revenue growth in the last 20 years

Considered the go-to by numerous UK and internationally placed institutions, the firm offers unmatched expertise in Clean Energy, Digital, Financial Services, Leisure, Food & Drink, Public Sector, Real Estate and Retail & Commercial Good.

Whether based in England, Scotland or overseas, clients enjoy a strategic advantage and operate ahead of the curve.

Advising in day-to-day legality, conflict mitigation and management, and transactional matters that support client's agility, staff receive ongoing development and progression as strategic importance.

Offering a structured Business Development Program, Leadership Mentoring and an open and collaborative culture that's done away from unnecessary hierarchy, lawyers move quickly and realistically to achieve their long-term goals.

Resonating within the local community, the firm takes pride in supporting numerous local initiatives in Bristol, forever giving back to the community that serves as the bedrock of their ongoing success.

The Role

Corporate transactions, including corporate acquisitions and disposals, management buy-outs/ins and private equity and venture capital investments, are the team's lifeblood.

You will be consulting with large listed and unlisted companies, PE/VC backed companies, mid-market PE investors, venture capital firms, ambitious management teams and founder shareholders on their strategically important transactions.

Joining the team with up to 3 years PQE, you will manage matters that consider M&A, private equity and public equity transactions for listed corporates, more often divided between strategic advice and lead negotiations, key documents, ancillary documents and due diligence.

Working closely with the Partner, at the beating heart of what remains to be the leading Corporate Law Firm outside of the City, you will be challenged, exceeding your expectations on what you can achieve.

Taking pride in what you do, offering deep legal insight and working in collaboration with the team. You will experience structured progression from day 1, be it in your aspirations for future leadership and development of expertise

The Requirements

  • NQ to 3 years PQE Solicitor with a strong academic background
  • Experience, or keen interest in Corporate transactions
  • Prior practice or training with a reputable firm
  • Drive to develop expertise within Corporate Law

Salary and Benefits

  • Above-market salary
  • Performance based bonus
  • Generous annual leave allocation, increasing with service.
  • Company Pension
  • Private Medical Cover and Life Assurance

Numerous other benefits are offered in a tailored package fitting your preference.

For those looking for City-level work in Corporate within a prestigious forward-thinking Top 50, this serves as a springboard for ongoing success.


JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

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