Corporate Solicitor

Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum dependent on experience

Location: Bristol

Closing Date: 31 May 2018

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday

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Corporate Solicitor

Lyons Davidson is a national law practice of around 900 employees operating from offices in Bristol, Solihull, Leeds, New Malden, Cardiff and London, and our associated practice in Edinburgh, Lyons Davidson Scotland LLP. We also have employees based in our onsite client offices in Folkestone and Whitstable.

We are a full service legal Company committed to delivering high-quality professional services in a cost-effective and approachable manner to institutions, businesses and individuals.

 

 

Our busy Corporate team, based in Queen Square, Bristol, is looking for a newly or recently qualified Corporate Solicitor to help with a constant flow of transactional and commercial work. Recent work-streams have included major company and business acquisitions and sales for household name clients, as well as joint ventures, finance, private equity investment and a variety of commercial and contract work.

 

The successful candidate will assist with a caseload of commercial and corporate matters and take responsibility for running smaller transactions. They will be part of a friendly, close-knit and highly motivated group of people who believe in achieving client objectives and delivering a top quality service to our loyal clients. We are particularly strong in the food sector.  

 

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Corporate Solicitor who is looking to further develop their career. Salary will be commensurate with experience and capability.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility for running smaller transactions;
  • Assisting senior colleagues on larger high value corporate transactions;
  • Showing a good understanding and technical knowledge of company law;
  • Effective communication with clients and other members of the team;
  • Involvement in marketing initiatives and attendance at networking events;
  • Contributing to the department's ‘know how’ systems.

 

Key skills/competencies required:

  • Experience of corporate transactions;
  • Good technical skills and knowledge, especially in document drafting;
  • Ability to analyse complex legal problems and suggest effective solutions;
  • Good with people;
  • Self sufficient whilst also having the necessary qualities to work as part of a team;
  • Possess good communication skills;
  • The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines and targets;
  • Qualified Solicitor with previous corporate experience.
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