Up to £75000.00 per annum
29 days ago
22 September 2023
Corporate Associate 4+PQE
Bristol, UK - Top 100 Law Firm - Salary £75,000
Yolk Recruitment are working alongside a Top 100 commercial law firm who are seeking to hire an Associate into their Corporate team. With flexible hybrid working options available, this firm provides a wide range of legal services across various sectors such as construction, energy & resource management, higher education, and financial services.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to work closely with the head of the corporate team, and with the national corporate team to deliver high-quality legal advice to their expanding corporate client base. The role will involve providing tailored and commercially focused advice on corporate advisory and transactional matters, covering both private and public sector markets.
As an equal opportunities employer, this firm welcomes applications from individuals of all backgrounds. The firm is guided by its core values of Relationships, Results, Reputation, and Responsibility, ensuring a collaborative and supportive working environment that encourages continuous improvement and acting with integrity.
This is what you'll be doing
This firm's corporate team offers transactional and advisory services to a diverse range of clients. Amongst this firm's clients are regional and national private companies, business owners and stakeholders, management teams, banks, secondary lenders and investment funds, central government bodies and local authorities, housing associations, development and regeneration vehicles, NHS Trusts, Foundation Trusts, Primary Care Trusts, GP consortia, and insolvency practitioners.
The corporate team's experience working at the interface between the public and private sectors gives our client a unique insight into cross-sector partnership working, and they frequently advise on matters involving both public and private sector participants.
Although you will be part of a larger corporate department, this role offers the opportunity to work within a smaller team, specialising in public sector corporate matters. This specialisation is a significant differentiating factor for this firm's practice. Additionally, this role provides ample opportunity to develop business development skills while gaining valuable experience.
This is what you'll bring to the team
The successful candidate will have a strong background in corporate work, including experience in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, restructurings, corporate governance, and general company law.
The ideal candidate will possess the following key skills and experiences necessary for the role:
- Demonstrable core skills and experience in supporting transactions of varying sizes, including mergers, business acquisitions and disposals, private equity, venture capital investments, joint ventures, and general company law.
- Sound legal knowledge and commercial awareness, with the ability to provide tailored advice to clients and colleagues as part of cross-discipline offerings.
- A willingness and ability to support business development activities and initiatives.
- A personable demeanour and a positive attitude.
- Strong communication skills with a professional approach to work.
- A willingness to work collaboratively with colleagues at senior and junior levels
This is what you'll get in return
This firm prides itself on it's employee care offering a substantial benefits package that includes:-
- 25 days of holiday (with the option to purchase up to 5 additional days)
- Generous pension scheme
- Private medical insurance through Vitality. This insurance comes with various perks, including discounted gym memberships, Vitality Partner discounts, and a "phone a GP service."
This firm prioritises work-life balance and offer flexibility in their hybrid working model. They are open to discussing flexible work arrangements that suit their clients, teams, and individuals.
Are you interested in this position?
If you are looking to pursue the next step in your career with a highly regarded law firm, we encourage you to apply by contacting Oliver Coodye on 07458 142 713 or alternatively send your CV
Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.
*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.