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Corporate / Commercial Solicitor - Cumbria & Lake District Access

Actis Recruitment
Cumbria (with Flexibility)
£Based on Experience + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
29 May 2021
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Unique Opportunity – A wonderful lifestyle choice combining great career move, based in Cumbria with easy access to the Lake District.  

Highly successful practice is looking to appoint a Corporate/Commercial Solicitor to its established team.  All applications considered but the nature of the role expected to appeal at the 2-7 years' PQE. 

The firm is well established and enjoys an excellent reputation. An effective leadership team ensures a dynamic culture with a progressive outlook.  Staff throughout the business are engaged, supportive and can enjoy flexibility providing a sensible work life balance. Looking forward, the practice will continue to support balanced arrangements between remote, home and office working. 

Providing a comprehensive service, the team is retained by a varied client base including larger corporates, SME ltd companies, family businesses, partnerships, professionals and entrepreneurs. You will find there is a real variety of instructions with clients operating and trading in many sectors including professional services, manufacturing, technology, retail, hotel and leisure, construction and development, logistics and transport. 

Working as part of a team, typical instructions will include: 
•    New start-ups (corporate formations, partnerships, LLP conversions etc.); 
•    Corporate Transactions including mergers, acquisition and share distributions;  
•    Restructuring, Business Finance and Equity issues; 
•    Preparation of Terms of Business; 
•    Full spectrum of Commercial Agreements including supply, IT, franchise, data privacy – drafting generic agreements and advising and negotiation on bespoke instructions;  
•    Franchise Agreements and Joint Ventures. 

The firm looks to appoint pragmatic and commercially astute individuals, who take a real interest in getting to know their clients business and understand their plans.  You will work closely with wider colleagues in Employment, Real Estate and Litigation to provide a full wrap around service to clients.

The team is very active in business development and networking and so appealing to individuals who wish to undertake a client facing role and build links with the business community. 

Actis Legal specialises in the North West legal market and with such a detailed knowledge of the region, we are able to provide tailored and bespoke advice to individuals we act for and identify suitable career moves. All enquiries treated in the strictest of confidence.

** Please note that references to post qualification experience (PQE) are given as a guideline to the competences required for technical, client and case management skills, as well as budgeted salary for the role. We encourage you to apply for any job for which you feel you are a suitable candidate.



Actis Legal Recruitment is an independent, specialist consultancy, niche in its market and covering the North West legal business sector.

We have an outstanding reputation for offering law firms and lawyers a high quality service and sound advice in solicitor and legal recruitment. All our Senior Consultants have practised as qualified Solicitors and bring with them real life experience working as a lawyer before becoming professionally trained, legal recruitment consultants. This combination of experience and skills means that our consultants have extensive contacts and networks that open doors into the market that may otherwise remain closed. By sharing these networks and our expertise, we are able to add real value whether you as an individual or part of a team are seeking a new opportunity, or a law firm looking to appoint.

By focusing specifically on the legal sector within the region, our team is uniquely positioned to offer relevant and expert advice. We know the legal recruitment market inside out and we are in touch with firms of varying size and disciplines, Lawyers of all levels of experience and seniority. Based in Manchester, we are well positioned to cover all of the North West legal sector.

We thoroughly enjoy the business we’re in and the lawyers we get to meet. We’re proud of our reputation too.

Our mission statement is “Professional recruitment with integrity”, which extends across every element of our business.

Find Us
07855 312401
Barnet House
53 Fountain Street
M2 2AN
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