We are a full-service law firm based in Newcastle upon Tyne serving clients throughout the UK and further afield. We have an outstanding reputation for delivering high quality partner-led advice with exceptional personal service.
With over 200 employees, including 32 partners and 120 lawyers, we are one of the largest law firms in the North East. Our client base includes large companies, owner managed businesses, healthcare professionals, leisure operators and rural businesses.
With a history stretching back over 100 years, we recognise the importance the contribution that businesses like ours should and can have on the local community and we, therefore, encourage our employees to get involved and give back to the local community in which we live and work.
Our vision is to set the standard for legal excellence and in doing so, to become the law firm of choice for businesses, organisations and individuals. To meet our vision and deliver an outstanding service we employ individuals who understand our clients’ needs, take pride in what they do and how they do it. If this sounds like a vision you would like to be a part of and you meet the requirements of the role below, we’d be delighted to hear from you.
We are looking for a solicitor with experience of working with SMEs and owner managed businesses, as well as larger organisations. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to join a growing law firm based in the North East of England and to play an important part in supporting our ambitious growth plan. It provides the chance to work on high-value transactions alongside a senior partner which will offer plenty of professional and personal development.
Key aspects of the role are to deal with:
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Corporate Restructuring
- Corporate Finance
- Private Equity
- Due Diligence
- Corporate Governance and Compliance
- Company Secretarial
- Joint Ventures and Collaborations
In order to deal with the complexities of the role, the ideal candidate will have between 4-6 years’ experience as a Corporate Solicitor, an excellent knowledge of relevant law, experience of running a case load with minimal supervision and experience of business development.
Demonstrating an ability to prioritise and manage a demanding workload, working to strict deadlines and having good communication skills are essential, as is managing expectations across a wide range of competing needs, a willingness to cover a variety of tasks and to work outside of core hours on occasions.
Please send your CV with a covering letter to Anna MacKenzie (firstname.lastname@example.org) or upload below.