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    Corporate / Commercial Solicitor - 3/7 years - Lancashire

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Corporate/Commercial
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 19/11/2020
  • Job reference: 47700_1605778979

Solicitor - Corporate / Commercial | Lancashire | Salary Competitive

My client is a market leading Firm of solicitors with offices in Lancashire and Cumbria servicing both business and private clients.

They are an employer of choice because we have a culture that challenges the conventional law firm approach and focusses our energy on getting great results for our clients, while attracting and developing brilliant people.

Summary

My Client are seeking technically sound candidates with experience of advising on a range of corporate and commercial matters, including asset and business sales, M&As, re-organisations, shareholder agreements and investments, within a variety of sectors.

In addition to the requisite technical skills, you will be an ambitious self-starter who is well connected and enjoys business development activities. I am especially interested to hear from candidates motivated to progress their careers with the drive and capability to realise growth for the firm.

What the firm will do for you:

You can expect to be challenged with complex legal work. Whilst they expect a lot, they really value their team members. They want their staff to stay with them for the long term, and they work hard to create a culture and environment that people flourish in.

In return for your expertise and dedication, they will provide you with the support required to help you succeed as a trusted adviser to clients and professional contacts alike.

They have heavily invested in technology to develop and refine their sophisticated work management software and communication networks. This provides you with the time and flexibility to concentrate on what matters most.

Skills & Experience

* Qualified Solicitor, 3 - 7 years PQE

* Commercially focussed

* Proven, effective management of matters

* Experience of company formations, mergers / demerger, business sales and purchases

* Drafting and reviewing of Commercial Contracts and Shareholders' Agreements

* Experience of advising upon and drafting commercial contracts, including Distribution Agreements and Franchise Agreements.

* Marketing and business development activity

The offer:

In exchange for your hard work and commitment, they will offer:

* A competitive remuneration package and additional benefits

* A supportive and friendly working environment

* The opportunity to work for a firm that prides itself on top quality, complex and challenging work

* Excellent training and a structured approach to personal development through our competency framework

This role will suit someone who is looking to take the next steps in their career and is a self-starter. Due to the uniqueness of the firm they are offering this opportunity for someone who is happy to have a mixed office / home working balance and there is also potential to open a satellite office down the line.

If you would like to apply for this role, please forward an up to date copy of your CV to s.scott@clayton-legal.co.uk or call Simon on 01772 259121 for an informal discussion.

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