Corporate Finance Lawyer

JMC Legal recruitment
England, Bristol
£50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Closing date
15 Mar 2021
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Are you seeking City-level Corporate Finance exposure, working with FTSE 250 clients, learning daily whilst your career progression mirrors your growing expertise?

Join the Tier 1, Chambers ranked team within a thriving Top 50 that continues to disrupt the market and set the norm.

The Firm

Top 50, with an abundance of Legal 500 ranked teams and colleagues across all notions of Commercial law, the firm's gravity perpetuates not only regionally but within the national market in terms of quality, service and legal expertise.

They were consistently hallmarked as "UK Law Firm of the Year" whilst being the leading Commercial firm outside of the City. Their longstanding excellence has been awarded nationally by Chambers UK (70% of Partners are specifically Chambers ranked) The Legal 500 and Legal Cheek to name a few.

The firm receives numerous accolades and leads by example regarding culture, empowerment, progression and diversity.

Calling Bristol home for over 100 years, the firm's growth has come naturally, resisting external influence and remaining independent to ensure they holistically support colleagues, clients and the local community.

Diversity and inclusion are a strategic priority, understanding that talent resides in the individual and committed to platforming staff to achieve their career and life goals.

Being a firm believer of "actions speak louder than words", staff thrive in an open, communal, and collaborative environment underpinned by people-first mindset. This is put into practice via continued and structured personal and career development, speaking for itself given nearly half of all existing Partners trained at the firm.

Working in the Bristol office or from home if preferred, your influence upon the team will be immediate. Day-to-day, you'll take advantage of a balanced team structure, approachable leadership and paralegal support, along with the use of technologies ensuring your time is used efficiently.

The Role

1+ PQE Corporate Finance Solicitor to join Tier 1 Chambers ranked team in Bristol Top 50

Tier 1, Chambers ranked and renowned for providing creative and practical solutions to an enviable and unique client-base. The team performs as a market juggernaut offering deep insight and performance comparable to that of the City.

The team's ongoing success has drawn the attention of FTSE 250 companies, charitable bodies, international conglomerates, and some of the largest public sector bodies in the UK. Often cross-border in the support given, they are considered the go-to across numerous sectors owing to the team's expertise.

You will join in a trusted position, given a broad range of matters from the onset to ensure your exposure is second-to-none, ensuring you continue to become an expert lawyer.

Involved with M&A, PE and VC, Equity Capital Markets, Joint Ventures, Re-orgs & Demergers and Company Law advice, you'll work closely with and form relationships with clients, whilst working collaboratively with Partners and the wider team.

In recognition of the vast array of matters you will handle, your influential position within the business and the structured pathway for career development in place from day 1, you'll see progression at lightning pace.

The Requirements

  • 1+ year PQE, demonstrated with prior success and performance within Corporate Finance
  • Willingness to continually learn and progress within the firm
  • Building strong client relationships
  • Commercial, hands-on mindset

Salary and Benefits

The firm ensures salaries eclipses the competition, whilst providing an ever-expanding benefits package that includes but is not limited to;

  • Above market-rate salary, benchmarked against London and the City
  • 25 days leave, 31 days following service
  • Private Pension
  • Private Medical Insurance

This is a rare opportunity to work at City-level whilst enjoying the lifestyle afforded to those living in Bristol, in what continues to be one of the leading Corporate Finance teams in UK.


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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