Corporate Solicitor

  • Job Reference: 66363
  • Date Posted: 7 February 2018
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
  • Salary: £32,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Corporate, Private Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


Our client has a fantastic opportunity for a solicitor with 0 - 4 years PQE to join Cumbria's leading corporate team with a "thriving M&A practice" and "reputation for excellence". The successful candidate could work from either the Carlisle or Newcastle office, there is flexibility with this.

The award-winning Corporate department is looking to increase the strength of its team with the recruitment of a corporate lawyer to assist with its busy workload and strategic expansion.

Main duties

You will be involved in a broad range of Corporate work, but principally M&A transactions, reorganisations, joint venture and shareholders' agreements, advice on corporate governance, partnership matters, and general commercial advice.

You will have early exposure to market leading transactions working with the high quality client base. You will be expected to run your own caseload and will be supervised as necessary, in accordance with your level of PQE.

An enthusiasm for business development is important for this role, and you will be encouraged to build up a network of clients and intermediaries.

Key skills and experience

Background as a corporate/commercial lawyer.

M&A and corporate experience, with the ability to advise on commercial contracts as required.

You will be client facing, with excellent practical and technical legal ability.

The role

This is a full time role (37.5 hours a week) and in return we offer the opportunity to be part of a forward-thinking firm, a great working environment, a competitive salary and additional benefits.

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.