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Corporate Solicitor

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: Dependant of experience
Closing date
8 Feb 2022
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Corporate Solicitor 2-4 years PQE


A highly regarded, legal 500 firm based in Reading require a Corporate Solicitor with 2-4years PQE to join their team on a full time basis. 

The firm has been top ranked for many areas of expertise in both Legal 500 and Chambers guides. The successful Corporate Solicito will have a minimum of 2 years’ PQE in corporate transactional work essential.

Some experience of investment and/or corporate banking work desirable but not essential.

Main Duties include:
- Assist on corporate transactions and co-ordinate advice from colleagues in order to achieve positive results for clients;
deal directly and confidently with sophisticated clients and other senior professionals;
- Run due diligence and disclosure processes;
- Manage smaller transactions;
- Effectively and proactively interact with other colleagues from across the firm’s wider business services group; and prioritise work to fulfil objectives.

The team deals with the full spectrum of corporate advisory work with a large proportion of time dealing with shares and business acquisitions and disposals. Transaction values typically range from £1 million to circa £50 million.

The team provide ongoing support for clients requiring governance and strategic advice. This work includes advising on a wide variety of corporate issues including articles of association, shareholders’ agreements and restructuring. They also handle debt and equity funding arrangements (advising investors and investees) and advise on share schemes and joint ventures.

A significant proportion of the group’s work has an international element – particularly involving clients in the US.


Discretionary bonus scheme
25 days holiday
Pension scheme with a 4% employer contribution and the employee contributes 4%
Life Assurance - 5 x final salary
Private medical cover
Season ticket travel loan

The firm offers excellent working conditions and a modern, forward thinking, friendly team which fully embraces flexible working arrangements for all.


Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are multi-award winning legal recruitment experts.

Our business – put simply – is to remove the pain points candidates may otherwise experience on their journeys.
Sure, we act for legal professionals of all levels making lateral moves, taking steps up the ladder or looking for contract legal opportunities.
And yes we can boast a network of connections that spans nationwide private practice, the UK’s in house legal departments and now the Middle East, Asia and the Far East.
But we are the only REC and APSCO affiliated legal recruitment specialist with an ISO9001 accredited quality management system and the Investors In People Gold Standard award.
And by externally validating our day to day activities in the wider business community we have been able to place customer experience at the heart of our business proposition.
Which means people like dealing with our team – a very experienced, settled and happy bunch they epitomise the Douglas Scott brand personality and will demonstrate a genuine interest in you and your career.      




Find Us
0161 233 6360
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
M3 3EB
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