Senior Corporate Lawyer

Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience and capability, and will reflect the seniority of this post.

Location: Bristol

Closing Date: 31 May 2018

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

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Senior Corporate Lawyer

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 an experienced Corporate Lawyer 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.

 

This is a senior post and the successful candidate will manage their own caseload of high value commercial and corporate matters. 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, with clear progression opportunities.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility for running transactions;
  • Teamwork on larger high value corporate transactions;
  • Show a sound 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;
  • Assist in training members of staff and contributing to the department's ‘know how’ systems.

 

Key skills/competencies required:

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