Corporate Associate / Senior Associate Manchester

Area of Practice: Corporate

Location: Manchester and Greater Manchester

Type: Private Practice

Salary: £50,000 - £75,000

Posted On: Friday, April 29, 2022

Recruiter Name: Tony Seymour

Recruiter Telephone: 07813 605881

Job Reference Number: TS/893591


Corporate Solicitor – Associate / Senior Associate Manchester – NQ-5

Corporate Solicitor – Associate / Senior Associate – Manchester

Corporate Associate / Senior Associate Manchester – This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Manchester office of a leading law firm whose Manchester office is set for significant growth over the next 18 months. With a particular focus on M&A work, the team sees massive opportunities particularly amongst its clients in manufacturing and technology as well as more niche areas such as life sciences. They also intend to deepen relationships with long-standing institutional clients both in the public and private sector.

Corporate Solicitor – Overview

  • Job title: Associate / Senior Associate (NQ-5 PQE)
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £45,000 – £75,000
  • Reports to: Head of Department
  • Previous experience: 0-5 PQE – Ideally a solid background in M&A work with experience acting for the Buyer. Private Equity experience would also be useful. Hiring managers are looking for candidates with real passion for corporate law and a real desire to develop a strong career in the Manchester market.

Join the team at a very exciting time in its growth trajectory

This is a really exciting time to be joining our client. The Manchester office in particular is set to undergo some significant changes over the next 18 months or so. Moreover, the new financial year looks promising as the steady flow of work continues. Another buoyant year is expected with deal volumes predicted to increase once again and our client is perfectly poised to take full advantage.

Particular areas of growth are manufacturing and technology. Leisure and retail are also showing positive signs of recovery and growth. Our client also has a real presence in the professional services and real estate / development sector which is expected to see more growth and consolidation.

Overview of recent corporate work

The breadth of work is truly impressive. Recent deals include advising:

  • a PE house on the £10m investment into a leading tech / analytics firm;
  • a national professional services brand on the strategic acquisition of a leading business advisory practice;
  • on the disposal of a portfolio of real estate assets of a major food manufacturer.

The team also advises on other corporate work including major JVs as well as cross-border transactions.

Facetime, support and the chance to nurture a fantastic career

The department operates in small, Partner-led teams offering lawyers fantastic support and facetime with Partners and Legal Directors. This is a team which will give you fantastic exposure to quality work as well as the support to enable you to develop.

As well as a source of exciting and challenging instructions, our client has taken steps to ensure the wellbeing of colleagues is promoted at all levels especially in light of our changed way of working over the past 18 months. Positive culture is paramount and our client recognises the importance of creating a supportive environment where all may flourish.

If you are interested to find out more, please don’t hesitate to apply.

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