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Corporate Associates / Legal Counsel

Actis Recruitment
Leeds or Manchester (with flexible homeworking)
£Based on Experience + Benefits
Closing date
30 Dec 2021
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Manchester or Leeds based. Have you considered a career outside of private practice?  

Excellent and interesting career opportunities have arisen with a national business.   The corporate team is exceptionally busy and looking to appoint specialists. The nature of the roles are likely to appeal to solicitors with 0-4 years' PQE. Applications are welcome from NQ and recently qualified applicants, who have gained experience in corporate and/or commercial

Forming part of well-structured legal team and wider national business, you will be engaged in a diverse range of transactions.  Receiving excellent guidance and mentoring from high calibre legal directors, you develop excellent technical and negotiation skills.  You will have the opportunity both to manage your own projects and work as part of director led teams on more complex matters. Typical instructions will include: 

•    Corporate Mergers, Acquisitions and Sales
•    Management Buy Outs
•    Share sales and purchases 
•    Corporate Finance 
•    Taxation  
•    Corporate Restructuring 
•    Company Commercial instructions

There is vibrant, friendly and supportive culture in a well-structured team, which will provide a great platform to further your skills.  Attracting high-calibre lawyers, many of the team have previously worked for national, top Legal 100 law firms. Mindset is as important as legal experience and the business is looking to recruit ambitious and astute lawyers who are also down to earth and pragmatic in their approach. 

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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