This opportunity gives you the exposure to work with great clients at an innovative firm that has a high level of technical know-how with commercial astuteness, putting you ahead of the curve.
This heavy-weight regional, Legal 500 and Chambers ranked practice are commercially aware, entrepreneurial in spirit and pragmatic in approach, making them an up and coming, innovative law firm. They have built a strong reputation for providing high quality, results-focused advice across all key commercial disciplines, giving you a taste of their success.
You will find there is very much an open-door policy where access to senior member of staff is commonplace. The firm places junior lawyers alongside Partners, ensuring that you do not just learn technical skills, but also equipped in becoming a strong business developer.
The practice is a genuine investor in people, making it a great place to work with countless opportunities for progression and no feeling of hitting a glass ceiling. They want you to excel and reach your full potential with a number of their partners being 'home grown', showing the level of career prospects.
By having a culture that challenges the conventional law firm approach, the firm prides itself on focussing their energy on getting results for their clients while attracting and developing industry leaders. The relationship they build and nurture with their clients is of paramount importance, which is why many clients stay with the firm for decades.
The firm recognised they not only have a duty of care for their clients, but also their staff, in turn offering competitive benefits, work life balance initiatives and agile working.
The firm are looking for a proficient Company/Commercial Solicitor to join their busy city centre department in Leeds, covering a multitude of commercial work.
You will deal with a broad client base covering many industry sectors, the sheer level of variety will make for an interesting caseload. Industry sectors will include but not be limited to; FMCG, IT, Finance, Banking, Media, Retail, Real estate, Construction and Medical.
The caseload will involve business start-ups, restructuring, investment and fundraising, shareholder agreements, partnership agreements, exiting shareholders and share buybacks, shareholder disputes, banking and re-financing projects as well as governance advice,
You will be a team player with strong communication and networking skills; combined with a friendly and professional approach to work and will be adept at working to targets within a busy team.
- You will ideally be 5 years PQE (there is no upper limit in terms of PQE and less may still be considered)
- You should have a strong background in this area of law
- A meticulous eye for detail
- You will be commercially minded and enjoy business development and marketing
- Salary is competitive around market rate, which will be dependent on experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme
- Excellent career prospects, no glass ceilings
This opportunity to join a substantial and dynamic firm in central Leeds of one not to be missed, with excellent career progression on offer.
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