Senior Associate/Legal Director - Corporate

Employer
Clayton Legal
Location
England, Merseyside, Liverpool
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
28 Apr 2021
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Associate/Senior Associate/Legal Director - Liverpool - Salary Negotiable

My client is a leading and award winning international commercial law with offices throughout the UK and Europe and the Far East. They are looking for an experienced Commercial Property solicitor for their Northern Offices.

Regularly working against and alongside City based and national firms, the team is a leading corporate practice in Liverpool, and this role will focus predominantly on M&A (mergers and acquisitions) work with some investment work (private equity and venture capital) as well.

Introduction to the team:

The corporate team has a presence in Liverpool, Manchester and London and offer the following services:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private equity
  • Equity capital markets
  • Business sales
  • Joint ventures
  • Corporate reorganisations

Key responsibilities:

Essential:

  • Supporting on mergers or acquisitions or disposal transactions for corporate clients
  • Supporting/leading acquisition and disposal of business and assets and/or shares
  • Supporting/leading due diligence exercises, data room reviews or management and disclosure processes (be it in relation to buy side legal due diligence work or sell side legal disclosure work).
  • Preparation and finalisation of disclosure letters and supporting bundles.
  • Supporting on and reviewing investment documents either acting for investing institutions or management teams on PE backed transactions.
  • Drafting and negotiating the terms of transaction ancillary documents (such as completion board minutes, deeds of waivers, resignation letters, Companies House forms etc.)
  • General corporate work including corporate restructurings, shareholders agreements, joint ventures, and limited liability partnership agreements, specifically drafting the principal documents.
  • Assisting with business development and tenders including (where appropriate) research about clients and targets
  • Opportunities for early exposure to clients.

Desirable:

  • Law degree (or equivalent)
  • Demonstrable experience as a Corporate Associate
  • Proven experience of corporate transactional work
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Some experience in supporting and developing client relationships.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise.
  • Proficient in use of document management systems

Benefits of working for the firm include but not limited to; generous holiday allowance plus buy and sell, medical and dental insurance, childcare vouchers, pension, and season ticket loans. Home working is also a strong possibility for this role.

If this is a role that sounds of interest to you, please send your CV across to Simon at Clayton Legal on the link provided or alternatively call Clayton Legal to enquire about other opportunities. Please ensure before applying you have the prerequisite experience outlined above.

Clayton Legal recruits for law firms and In-House departments across the UK. Based in the North West, our pedigree and service levels give those looking to move in the legal market and law firms looking to recruit a refreshingly different recruitment experience. You will work with experienced professionals, dedicated to your success. Look at our web site www.clayton-legal.co.uk for our latest blogs and legal news and to keep up to date with current vacancies

Company

The legal job market has changed significantly in the last two years. Social media and our connected world mean that both law firms and the legal talent they seek to attract, want and expect more. A positive customer experience in today’s legal recruitment landscape is critical.

Time pressed leaders and busy legal professional’s want the advice, support and exceptional service of specialist legal recruiters, and this is where Clayton Legal excel.
Clayton Legal have been recruiting on behalf of Law firms across the UK since 1999 placing upwards of 5000 Partners, Solicitors, Paralegals and support staff into exciting new careers.

Our 20-year record of success has enabled us to develop trusted relationships with many of the UKs law firms including; the Legal 500, Top 200 and smaller and independent regional law firms. We work in partnership with all our customers to deliver on both career expectations and business drivers.

We recruit at all levels within a law firm and in-house legal departments including; Partners, Solicitors, Paralegal, and Legal Support Staff and in house a range of Senior and more junior General Counsel roles.

Our regional teams ensure that firms are guaranteed local and regional focus whilst having access to a national talent pool of opportunities. Our teams are focused in:- 

  • The North West 
  • Yorkshire /Humberside and Scotland 
  • The West and East Midlands  
  • London and the Home Counties 
  • The South West 

We specialise in all areas of private client and commercial law from Partner level, Associate, Solicitor and Unqualified fee earners to Paralegal in addition to specialist skills within a Legal Practice including:

  • Property Law Residential, Commercial and Real Estate
  • Litigation, Civil and commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Company /Commercial
  • Employment Law
  • Personal Injury Including all areas of Negligence.
  • Private client including Family law, will trust, Probate
  • Compliance and Regulatory Law
  • Banking
  • Cost Lawyers
  • Practice Management /Legal Cashiers
  • Legal Secretarial
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Legal IT

Our 20-year experience and record of success means we are able to give you access to the latest Legal vacancies within your specific sector and specialism we also give you access to:

  • Expert career advice guiding you through every step of the journey to secure your next career move including expert advice on salary, interview capability, offer management through our regular contact
  • Up to date salary and market information in your sector 
  • Regular market information including salary data and reports  
  • Assistance with offer management 
  • Access to a range of resources to assist in your next legal career move 
  • Access to our mobile app (Download Clayton Legal) 

If you want to take your legal career to the next level partner with the team here at Clayton Legal, your trusted legal recruitment expert, with a 20-year success record in the legal recruitment market.

Alternatively, you can visit our website www.clayton-legal.co.uk or email us at enquiries@clayton-legal.co.uk

 

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