National Legal 200 practice are looking to recruit a talented and enthusiastic Corporate-Commercial Solicitor for their Peterborough office. A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Corporate-Commercial Solicitor to join the growing team in the Peterborough office, advising on a broad range of corporate and commercial instructions with the opportunity to work closely with clients and other professionals.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team with a strong drive to succeed and to take on a mixed caseload of corporate and commercial instructions including:
- drafting, negotiating and reviewing general commercial agreements including product and services supply terms and conditions, contracts, online terms and conditions, and licences for trading businesses.
- assisting and advising business owners on establishing their company structure including drafting shareholder and partnership agreements.
- transactional work including share/asset sales and purchases, joint ventures, mergers and company restructuring projects and franchising.
- corporate finance including loans, debt to equity exchanges, refinances, investments.
The successful candidate will be able to run their own cases and will be expected to provide support to senior solicitors in the team on larger transactions. Whilst based in the Peterborough office, the successful candidate will work closely with colleagues in other offices and departments and will be required to attend other locations as required.
The role will be to provide support to an existing team with the opportunity to develop your own following and manage your own caseload. The successful candidate will have opportunities to work directly with a range of national and international clients and local professionals, helping them to succeed in their business affairs.
Applications are encouraged from solicitors or legal executives with at least 2 years’ PQE in corporate-commercial matters. Some employment law experience would be advantageous but is not essential.
Candidates should have experience of working in a corporate-commercial team in a reputable, commercial firm.
Excellent interpersonal communications skills, both verbally and written, and attention to detail are essential as are good organisational and time management skills to manage multiple clients, cases and activities to a high standard.
Proven ability to work under pressure and time constraints to meet deadlines.
The candidate will need to be self-motivated, have a positive attitude and be able to work efficiently as part of a team and individually.
A commitment to regular business development activities and managing client relationships is required.
The Firm is a successful, multi-office practice providing a wide range of services to individual and commercial clients on a national basis.
Staffed by a team of dedicated professionals, it is well regarded as one of the largest firms in the region. The Firm is able to deliver high quality, client-focussed work and is committed to building long-lasting relationships with their clients.
Located within easy access to excellent transport links across Peterborough and beyond.
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