Newly Qualified Corporate Lawyer

Employer
eNL
Location
Cheltenham
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Closing date
2 Dec 2020

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Sector/Practice Area
Corporate
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
PQE
Newly Qualified, 1-3 years
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Junior Corporate Lawyer – Cheltenham, Regional Law firm looking to hire the top talent – To apply please call Penny on 0121 454 1004 and quote Job Ref: 2159

JOB TITLE: Junior Corporate Lawyer
PQE REQUIRED: NQ – 3pqe
LOCATION: Cheltenham
SALARY: £35,000 - £40,000

THE ROLE:
The appointed Corporate Solicitor will join a team of experts who have established a well-deserved reputation for providing excellent technical advice and well as displaying exceptional commercial awareness. The team act on behalf of a diverse and wide range of clients including multinational companies, international investors and entrepreneurs. The Corporate Solicitor will have the flexibility to decide whether they specialise in a particular field or whether they undertake a more broad M & A caseload. It is expected that the Corporate Solicitor will hit the ground running from the outset and take on a busy caseload, in addition to supporting other more junior members of the team.

THE CANDIDATE:
The ideal Corporate Solicitor will have excellent academics and either be an NQ in their existing firm or may currently be a Corporate Paralegal who has been promised a training contract but this has not yet materialised. You will have ideally gained your experience within corporate law at another recognised law firm. The Solicitor should have a wealth of knowledge in all areas of corporate law, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and shareholder agreements. If you are a Paralegal you will have strong academics and a commitment to Corporate law, you will ideally have at least 12 months working within a Corporate team gaining exposure to elements of Corporate transactions. The Corporate Solicitor will be an expert at business development and committed to cross selling and supporting growth of other areas of the business. It would be a distinct advantage if applicants had prior experience of supervising other members of the team as, due to the experience level required for this appointment, the Corporate Solicitor will be expected to use their experience and expertise to help other members of the team reach their full potential. This, however, is not mandatory and full management and leadership training will be provided.

THE FIRM:
Our client is a leading law firm with an exceptional reputation for fostering a supportive and friendly environment where their staff are really encouraged to fulfil their potential. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Corporate Solicitor to join a progressive law firm where rapid career development is always a possibility for the right candidate. The financial rewards at this firm are also attractive in addition to a comprehensive benefits package and excellent salary.

PACKAGE:
This firm pay a highly attractive basic salaries along with an enhanced bonus package and an attractive benefits scheme as would befit an regional law firm.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact Penny Trotman at eNL on 0121 454 1004 or email penny.trotman@enllegal.co.uk with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

eNL is handling a number of Corporate Solicitor vacancies throughout The Midlands and South West. If you are a Corporate Solicitor looking for a move, please call now.

eNL has a number of permanent, locum and consultant vacancies for private practice law firms, the public sector and FTSE in-house organisations, throughout England & Wales. If you are legally qualified or in a legal business support role and considering a career move, do get in touch, or go to https://www.enllegal.co.uk/enl/register-with-us to register your interest.

In addition, if you know any legal professionals that may be interested in a new role, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (T&C’s apply).

eNL 
eNL’s team manage the recruitment of legal staff across a variety of sectors. With a strong presence within the private practice market, we also boast specific expertise in relation to public sector and in-house appointments. Our sector specialist consultants provide first rate market knowledge within their geographical location and individual markets.

Gemma Jones – Director

Gemma offers a wealth of experience in recruitment across the professional sectors. Before joining eNL, she worked in executive search for senior sales and marketing professionals. She joined eNL in 2006 as a Senior Consultant and got to grips with the legal sector very quickly. Gemma specialises in placing permanent, qualified legal professionals across the London and South East region. She has developed solid relationships with key firms in the City and leading, regional practices. Her remit includes individuals from newly qualified up to Partner level. Heading up the London & South East division at eNL, Gemma offers a personal service that has been commended by candidates and clients alike.

Rebecca Barry – Operations Director
Rebecca has worked with eNL for over 6 years and as well as contributing to the overall running of the business, also places candidates across the London & South East region. Rebecca is a skilled and professional recruiter offering an in-depth knowledge of the legal market, having worked in this sector for over 10 years. She has developed key relationships with some of the top firms in the City and nationally and has built her reputation upon successful career moves and expert advice. A keen networker, Rebecca is a prominent figure in the London & South East division.

Rachel Barnett - Consultant
Rachel is a consultant specialising in qualified recruitment on a permanent basis across London and the South East. She has been working in the legal recruitment marketplace since 2008, having joined eNL from a strong customer service and sales background. Initially Rachel provided comprehensive support to Senior Consultants, Managers and other Team Co-ordinators. She then spent 2 years as a consultant within the locum division, responsible for the recruitment of temporary Solicitors and Legal Executives and also the Paralegal/Legal Secretary division. An accomplished recruiter, Rachel is focused to deliver honest and commercially focused advice.

Pasquale Agatiello – Senior Consultant (In-house)
Pasquale is a specialist recruitment professional with over 12 years experience working for some of the most reputable global recruitment organisations in the world. Specialising in in-house legal recruitment he has developed influential client relationships with key organisations across the IT, telecommunications, energy, FMCG and financial services sectors. He has developed an extensive network of active and passive candidates from around the EMEA region, thus ensuring clients and candidates work with an expert who really understands their business and is ideally placed to meet their strategic hiring requirements. Recruiting at all levels up to General Counsel, Pasquale is experienced in retained, search and contingency based recruitment campaigns.

Kaye Thumpston – Divisional Manager
Kaye Thumpston is Divisional Manager within eNL’s  locum division and has responsibility for the temporary legal recruitment team nationally. She has been involved in legal recruitment since 2006  and  is well placed to offer sound career advice. Educated to postgraduate level, including a first class honours degree and a distinction in her postgraduate legal qualification, Kaye has a thorough  understanding of what  clients require and has built up a strong network of contacts throughout the UK. Her practical and honest advice has resulted in a successful commercial reputation respected by both candidates and  clients.

Felicity Simpson – Consultant

Following 4 years within the hospitality and sales sector, Felicity joined eNL in November 2016, after identifying legal  recruitment as an industry that interested her and  where she felt she could develop as an individual. Her aim is to add real value to her clients businesses and the careers of legal professionals.

  • Felicity is determined to become an expert in both recruitment and the legal industry, in order to provide her clients and candidates with strong market information and guidance.
  • As a  member of  eNLs London & South East Locum Team she will be recruiting for fixed term contract positions, holiday cover and interim support roles across the region.
  • A hardworking individual with a passion for customer service, Felicity strives  to deliver the best possible solution.
  • Excellent communicator, with an enviable work ethic, enhanced by a genuine down to earth approach and an infectious sense of humour.
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