Corporate Associate

England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
17 Jan 2019
14 Feb 2019
Alex Brennan
Full Time
Practice Areas
Company/Commercial, Corporate
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level, Senior Level

Corporate Associate, Leeds

An award-winning legal firm is seeking to recruit an Associate or Senior Associate Solicitor to join its Corporate team based in Leeds.

The firm is a leading legal business with a strong reputation for excellent client service and has over 20 offices strategically placed around the globe.

The firm's Corporate team deal with mergers and acquisitions, Private equity transactions, Flotations, Joint ventures, Reorganisations, Takeovers, Compliance advice, Corporate governance, Shareholder agreements and Overseas transactions.

The main function of this corporate role based in Leeds will be to demonstrate technical and commercial expertise and the ability to deliver results within required timeframes in order to provide the highest service level to external clients, whilst demonstrating and communicating a clear understanding of business needs and changes to internal clients. Other fundamental duties of the role will be:

  • Understand client requirements and manage cases in line with service level agreements and best practice;
  • Analyse risk and further develop sound judgement enabling the justification of decisions to clients internally and externally;
  • Prioritise work effectively and to maximise efficiency in working practices;
  • Understand individual role in the context of the practice group and pro-actively seek to contribute to increased efficiency in developing a case load appropriate to level of technical, legal knowledge;
  • Build working relationships internally and externally in order to develop business networks and create a solid understanding of the firm's direction and client needs;
  • Develop increased levels of technical and commercial knowledge via training or supervised working practices.

Based in Leeds, this corporate associate opportunity is for an individual with up to 6 years' PQE*, experience of working within a busy commercial environment and handling a varied caseload. The successful candidate will be a team player with strong communication skills and attention to detail.

For further information on this Associate / Senior Associate role in Leeds, please contact Alex Brennan at Robert Walters (Leeds Office) on 07825 202 230 or

*Please note that PQE levels are only mentioned as a guide and do not preclude applications from associates / senior associates that have more or less experience and feel that they meet the above criteria.

We will aim to respond to your enquiry as soon as possible however Robert Walters receive a high number of applications; if we have not contacted you within 5 days, your application has not met the requirements of our client.

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