Senior Corporate Associate (Partner potential) – 10 years+ PQE, Birmingham - Our client is a top tier law firm within the UK and is seeking a talented Senior Corporate Solicitor who is looking for the next move to Partner and who are looking to join a nationally recognised team. This is a firm who is genuinely committed to delivering excellent client service and who act for a large number of well recognised household names. The firm can genuinely demonstrate a track record of promoting individuals through the partnership into Equity. Fast paced but passionate this firm is truly going places and if your ethos mirrors the firms values, then this could be the right move for you. Please call 0121 454 1004 for more information.
JOB TITLE: Senior Corporate Associate
PQE REQUIRED: 10 years+ PQE
Our client has one of the most ambitious and rapidly growing corporate teams in any law firm in the UK. Their corporate team in the West Midlands is ranked highly by legal publications and this role offers a well rounded Corporate Solicitor the opportunity to assist in advising clients on range of matters including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and management buys outs. The team act on behalf of an impressive client list including listed companies, private individuals and investors. The clients come from a range of sectors meaning that the appointed Corporate Solicitor will gain invaluable experience working on a high calibre of matters and have the chance to become involved in major corporate deals taking place in a wide range of industry sectors. As part of the interview process you will be required to formulate a business plan and in effect this will be the basis of your job role for the first 12 – 18 months within the firm. The firm welcomes innovative ideas and like future candidates to be entrepreneurial in their approach and to think outside the box. The firm currently has a number of business spin offs which has come from this.
The ideal Corporate Solicitor will have at least ten years of post qualification experience gained in a corporate department at another leading law firm. The Solicitor should have had experience of a full range of corporate matters and should be well versed in mergers and acquisitions, join ventures and private equity. The Solicitor should have a strong team ethic and be prepared to become involved in business development activity. It is highly important that the Corporate Solicitor has a commercial approach to their work and excellent technical skills. You will either be a Senior Associate within your current firm chomping at the bit for Partnership or you will a junior Partner within a firm where you are frustrated by politics and the lack of opportunity to get decisions made quickly. What is crucial to the role is that you are passionate about Corporate Law, full of enthusiasm, ideas and really want to work within one of the most well respected teams in the area.
If you're currently frustrated at the lack of focus and direction at your current firm and in need of new opportunity where you truly progress to Partner level? I have worked with this particular client for over then years and have watched their considerable growth over a period of time. I have also seen individuals whom I have placed within the firm progress from a junior partner into Senior Equity. Partners frequently comment that their voice and opinion are genuinely listened to at partnership meetings and there is genuine scope to develop a team but also drive forward the strategic direction of the firm. If you are looking for a challenge within a fats paced, progressive and forward thinking firm then this could be the perfect role for you to really further enhance your skills and experience within Corporate law. If you would like a confidential discussion prior to sending your CV please do feel free to contact me in the strictest of confidence on either 0121 454 1004 or alternatively if out of hours is easier please do call me on my mobile on 07779 613717.
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