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Newly Qualified Corporate Solicitor


  • £42500 - £45000 per annum
  • Exeter
  • Posted: 19/03/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 215283629

Job Details

Penny Trotman a member of eNL’s specialist Midlands and South West Private Practice team, is currently recruiting for a Junior Corporate Lawyer based in Exeter. This is a unique opportunity to join a small and friendly team with an excellent quality of work and the opportunity t develop your career. To register your interest or to apply for this role please call Penny on 0121 454 1004. Job Ref: 3629

JOB TITLE: Junior Corporate Lawyer
PQE REQUIRED: NQ – 3pqe
LOCATION: Exeter
SALARY: £42500 - £45,000

THE ROLE:
The appointed Corporate Solicitor will join a team of experts who have established a well-deserved reputation for providing excellent technical advice and well as displaying exceptional commercial awareness. The team act on behalf of a diverse and wide range of clients including multinational companies, international investors and entrepreneurs. The Corporate Solicitor will have the flexibility to decide whether they specialise in a particular field or whether they undertake a more broad M & A caseload. It is expected that the Corporate Solicitor will hit the ground running from the outset and take on a busy caseload, in addition to work alongside other more junior members of the team.

THE CANDIDATE:
The ideal Corporate Solicitor will have excellent academics and either be an NQ in their existing firm or may currently be a Corporate Paralegal who has been promised a training contract but this has not yet materialised. You will have ideally gained your experience within corporate law at another recognised law firm. The Solicitor should have a wealth of knowledge in all areas of corporate law, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and shareholder agreements. If you are a Paralegal you will have strong academics and a commitment to Corporate law, you will ideally have at least 12 months working within a Corporate team gaining exposure to elements of Corporate transactions. The Corporate Solicitor will be an expert at business development and committed to cross selling and supporting growth of other areas of the business. It would be a distinct advantage if applicants had prior experience of supervising other members of the team as, due to the experience level required for this appointment, the Corporate Solicitor will be expected to use their experience and expertise to help other members of the team reach their full potential. This, however, is not mandatory and full management and leadership training will be provided.

THE FIRM:
Our client is a leading law firm with an exceptional reputation for fostering a supportive and friendly environment where their staff are really encouraged to fulfil their potential. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Corporate Solicitor to join a progressive law firm where rapid career development is always a possibility for the right candidate. The financial rewards at this firm are also attractive in addition to a comprehensive benefits package and excellent salary.

PACKAGE:
This firm pay a highly attractive basic salaries along with an enhanced bonus package and an attractive benefits scheme as would befit an regional law firm.

YOUR CONSULTANT:
Penny’s aim is to give candidates and clients the best level of service professionally possible, taking into account not only their professional legal ambitions but also any personal circumstances. Penny’s role is to help people make the best career decisions helping them to personally progress and take the next step in the career ladder. With over 18 years legal recruitment experience and a strong network of connections Penny is well placed to assist you in your next move.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact Penny Trotman at eNL on 0121 454 1004 or email penny.trotman@enllegal.co.uk with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion. We will review your application and get back to you as soon as possible. If it’s a fit, Penny will talk you through all the details of the role, the company, team culture, career opportunities, package etc. If you feel it ticks the right boxes, only then we will share your CV with our client. eNL will never share your CV with a third party without your express permission. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days, if you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

eNL is handling a number of Corporate Solicitor vacancies throughout The Midlands and the South West. If you are a Corporate Solicitor looking for a move, please call now.

eNL has a number of permanent, locum and consultant vacancies for private practice law firms, the public sector and FTSE in-house organisations, throughout England & Wales. If you are legally qualified or in a legal business support role and considering a career move, do get in touch, or go to https://www.enllegal.co.uk/enl/register-with-us to register your interest.

In addition, if you know any legal professionals that may be interested in a new role, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (T&C’s apply).