Corporate Solicitor

Employer
eNL
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary
£45000 - £65000 per annum
Closing date
10 Feb 2021

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Sector/Practice Area
Corporate, M&A
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
PQE
1-3 years, 4-6 years, 7+ years
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Corporate Solicitor, 3+PQE, Tyne & Wear, £Excellent plus extensive benefits. Top 45 law firm with offices throughout the UK. Having been recognised as the leading legal employer at the annual Britain's Top Employers awards and achieved record rankings in Chambers UK, this firm are definitely an employer of choice. To apply or to register your interest, please call Melanie on 0113 320 0575 and quote Job Ref:2856

Corporate Team:
This national corporate team provides a comprehensive range of legal services, with a particular focus on corporate transactional work, including mergers and acquisitions, management buy-outs and buy-ins and trade sales and disposals. They act on behalf of private equity funds, fund managers and investee companies and their management teams. The team also handle company re-organisations and re-structuring, joint ventures, shareholder agreements and investment agreements and offer advice on general company law compliance and corporate governance.

The Role:
To manage own workload and assist other lawyers in relation to corporate transactional work and company law advisory work. To deal with own workload of corporate transactional and company law advisory work (to include structuring and governance) for a variety of clients including owner managed businesses, private and public companies, public sector bodies, LLPs, partnerships and individuals. Assist other lawyers in the team with their work as required including supporting lead advisers in transactional work and supervision of more junior lawyers. Draft, review and negotiate a variety of transactional and corporate documents. To develop and build upon own case load of corporate/company law matters whilst supporting partners with larger scale matters. To train, supervise and develop junior team members, complete MI procedures as and when required and achieve set financial and chargeable targets. This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you will be expected to perform other duties and have other responsibilities that fall within the wider remit of the role.

Person Specification:
3years+ PQE, with proven experience in all aspects of private M&A transactions. A high level of commercial awareness with strong attention to detail and good drafting skills, with a methodical, organised, logical approach. Passionate about operational excellence, generating work opportunities through great service delivery and improving the client experience. The ability to work to strict deadlines, tight timetables, targets and client protocols while maintaining high standards in terms of accuracy and quality. Able to work as part of a team and on own initiative and be a confident communicator with excellent interpersonal skills.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact Melanie Daly at eNL on 0113 320 0575 or email melanie.daly@enllegal.co.uk with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion. eNL will never share your CV with a third party without your express permission. 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 Yorkshire and the North East. 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).

Company

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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