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    Corporate / Commercial Solicitor - Newcastle

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Corporate/Commercial
  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 19/11/2020
  • Job reference: 47675_1605778932

Solicitor - Corporate / Commercial | Newcastle City Centre | Salary DOE

My client is a dynamic and growing law firm. If you need a modern approachable law firm. They have just opened their Newcastle office as part of their expansion plans, this office currently houses their Corporate /Commercial team, but the long-term plan is to become a full service office.


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.

The candidate:

  • Qualified Solicitor or FILEX (5+ years PQE, no upper limit)
  • Commercially minded with business development skills to support plans for growth and develop your own career.
  • Excellent technical, IT, client care and communication skills
  • Able to lead on transactional and advisory corporate and commercial legal work, whilst knowing when to ask for supervision
  • Self-motivated and professional

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 or call Simon on 01772 259121 for an informal discussion.

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