Location: Wellington Street, Leeds
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full time
PQE: 4-6 yrs PQE
The Freeths Group is one of the UK's leading regional law practices. We offer services to both the commercial and private client across the entire legal spectrum. We operate from offices in Birmingham, Bristol, Derby, Leeds, Leicester, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Oxford, Sheffield, Stoke and Liverpool.
The firm has a wide range of clients throughout the UK with many clients having strong international connections. We have over 150 partners and more than 800 members of staff in total.
Our client base reflects our nationwide strength and our nationwide service delivery. We are committed to continuous improvement and our increasing success as a business is built on achieving success for our clients. We work in close partnership with clients, providing positive, practical solutions and clear, comprehensive advice.
Our aim is to attract and retain the most talented people, and part of this is providing a great place to work. So, to support fairness and equality and to encourage a healthy work-life balance, we continually monitor and improve our benefits.
We are proud that what we have achieved has been recognised over the past few years, being awarded Best Companies star status on a number of occasions and have featured in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For. We are also a silver standard accredited Investor in People Company, which means we are recognised for our efforts to improve work place engagement, leadership, personal growth, wellbeing, team working and our impact on society.
We are looking for a talented Corporate Lawyer to join our growing and vibrant team within our Leeds office.
Candidates will ideally be between 4-6 yrs PQE and able to demonstrate broad M&A experience. Banking experience and/or Private Equity experience would be an advantage.
We are looking for enthusiastic candidates who are ideally already networking within the local market and/or keen to develop their skills within this area.
In return we can offer an excellent remuneration package and working environment, the opportunity to help develop junior employees together with a clear promotion pathway.