Charity/Corporate Solicitor, NQ - 3 PQE, Bristol – This is an opportunity to join this rapidly growing charities team and work alongside members of the charity and corporate teams supporting education and charity sector clients in relation to transactions and wider corporate, commercial and governance matters. There can often be an interesting international element to transactions. The firm welcome applications from those who may have qualified into other areas and are now looking to work with schools and charities and particularly to provide support on transactions. Outstanding and rare opportunity!
JOB TITLE: Charity/Corporate Solicitor
PQE REQUIRED: NQ - 3 Years
OVERVIEW: A leading firm in the education sector, having succeeded in expanding their broader charity sector work. Approximately 35% of the firm's turnover is in the charity and education sectors, making it a core part of the firm's work. Clients include charities from a variety of sectors: from education sector clients that fall within both the charitable and for profit sectors such as independent schools, academies, colleges, universities and investors; smaller charities working in local communities, through to much larger organisations working nationally and internationally; public sector spin-outs; social care and religious organisations and social enterprises. The firm are top tier in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 for their work with schools and education institutions and Charity Finance ranks the team as a leading adviser to the Top 350 Charities.
CHARITY/CORPORATE SOLICITOR: This is a role for a Charity Solicitor with up to 3 years PQE, wishing to get involved with the further development of the firms charity corporate practice, with a particular focus on transactional work involving independent schools. The successful Solicitor will provide a wide range of advisory work on transactions, charity governance, regulatory and other matters and some involvement in mergers, acquisitions and constitutional reviews as well as advisory work on charity regulation. Charity law is a highly specialised area and the firm do not expect all applicants to have extensive experience of advising charities, but it will help in this role if you have experience of either advising charities or in relation to corporate transactions. The firm are more interested in finding someone who has the enthusiasm, intellect and legal and commercial skills to get involved in this sector.
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