Corporate Solicitor – Senior Associate/Partner

Employer
Boyce Hatton
Location
Torquay, Devon
Salary
To £80k and/or fee sharing agreement
Closing date
31 Dec 2021
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Job Details

We are an eleven-Partner boutique law firm located in the picturesque region of South Devon. We offer bespoke legal services to corporate and private clients drawn from both across the region and nationally.

We have a clear vision and plan for growth which is underpinned through our investment in our people, operational management, processes and systems.

Our highly respected Corporate Team is active across the South West and is currently ranked third for volume of corporate deals completed in the South West by Experian Market IQ. Forming an integral element of our plans for growth, we are now seeking to recruit a Corporate Solicitor at Partner level.

OUR COMMERCIAL PRACTICE

Within our commercial practice is our corporate team led by Cris Boyce. This is a commercially focused corporate team with a collaborative approach to the way they work and a ‘can do’ culture. The team have built up an enviable reputation in the market both regionally and nationally which has resulted in them consistently securing high-quality work. The team focus on providing the best legal advice to their commercial clients and upon achieving their clients aims and objectives. The volume of work regularly referred to the team is a testament to their expertise.

Our commercial practice offers a comprehensive service with specialists in Corporate & Commercial, Commercial Property & Dispute Resolution.

Our clients come from all sectors and we have close working relationships with accountants, business advisors, commercial agents and financial institutions who provide a steady flow of work into our commercial practice.

Recent transactions include;

  • Acquisition of a controlling interest in a league one football club
  • Management buyout of a traffic management specialist company
  • Sale of a unique and extensive costume and memorabilia hire collection business
  • Acquisition of a wholesale food supplier
  • Sale of a UK wine and cider producer

ABOUT THE ROLE

The role presents the successful candidate with an unrivalled platform for personal and professional growth. You will have the opportunity to work in an experienced team on a range of corporate transactions.

You can expect to handle a mixed case load of;

  • M&A
  • MBO’s
  • Disposals
  • Joint ventures
  • Partnership and LLP related matters

The quality of the caseload is high and the clientele and professional advisors you will be in contact with will give you an opportunity to build a network of high value contacts.

ABOUT YOU

You will be a mid-senior level corporate solicitor with wide ranging corporate experience. With good VC and M&A experience, you will have an eye for detail and be meticulous in your work.

You will be an excellent communicator with proven technical and organisational skills, you’ll be accustomed to working under pressure to meet challenging deadlines.

As an individual you will demonstrate ambition and determination to achieve and get satisfaction from building and developing relationships with clients and referrers.

OUR PEOPLE

We have completed a significant transformation over the last three years during which we have made a number of strategic appointments both in terms of our managerial capability, succession planning and to deliver our growth strategy.

Our people and their ability to deliver bespoke services to clients is at the heart of our strategy. People are attracted to the Firm by the quality of the work we offer whilst at the same time delivering a work-life balance and providing them with the financial rewards associated with a well-managed and profitable business.

All these factors enable us to have an enviable retention record of both clients and staff.

WORKING AND LIVING IN SOUTH DEVON

Working and living in South Devon offers a fantastic quality of life not just for you but for the whole family. South Devon offers miles of coastline, beautiful countryside and easy access to the rugged landscape of Dartmoor. Spend your evenings and weekends out and about, enjoying everything the region has to offer. 

  • Just 3 hours to London by train
  • Domestic and international flights from Exeter Airport
  • OFSTED ‘outstanding’ rated primary, secondary and grammar schools
  • Michelin star restaurants and cosy Devon pubs serving fresh local produce
  • Abundance of sporting activities in the water and on land
  • Vibrant high street shopping and market towns full of independent and boutique shops
  • Theatres offering the latest touring shows and local productions

BENEFITS FOR YOU

  • 25 days holiday + Birthday leave
  • death in service insurance x 4 salary
  • WPA cash back healthcare
  • Flexible working pattern – to be agreed including flexitime and remote-working
  • Parking space
  • Personal Development Opportunities


For further information please contact our retained consultant, Paul Norman of G2 Legal

on 01179 000 888 or email bristol@g2legal.com

 All direct or third-party applications will be forwarded to G2 Legal for consideration

Company

ABOUT BOYCE HATTON

We are an eleven-Partner boutique law firm located in the picturesque region of South Devon. We offer bespoke legal services to corporate and private clients drawn from both across the region and nationally.

We’ve been in Torquay for over 60 years and for the last 4 years have also enjoyed being part of the Totnes business community.

We have a clear vision and plan for growth which is underpinned through our investment in our people, operational management, processes and systems.

Our trusted advice, legal knowledge and supportive guidance means clients come back to us time after time and can be confident in referring us to others.

Our highly respected Corporate Team is active across the South West and is currently ranked third for volume of corporate deals completed in the South West by Experian Market IQ.

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