Business Lawyer (Manager)

Location
England, London
Salary
£55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
17 Jan 2019
Closes
14 Feb 2019
Ref
BBBH42818
Contact
Claire Browne
Vacancy Type
Solicitors
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Company/Commercial, Corporate, Tax
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

Are you a Lawyer with 3+ years' PQE?

Do you have corporate and commercial experience?

Would you like to work in-house within a unique accountancy practice?

This Top 15 Chartered Accountancy firm is seeking an experienced 3+ years' PQE Business Lawyer to join their small legal team. In this position, you will manage a range of corporate and commercial matters from initial instruction through to conclusion within the London region.

As a Business Lawyer, you will advise and assist on:

  • Corporate and transactional matters, including business sales, acquisitions, restructures, and MBOs;
  • Company matters, shareholder agreements, company secretarial matters and EMIs;
  • Commercial matters, including commercial contracts, intellectual property and GDPR;
  • Non-contentious employment law matters such as employment contracts, service agreements and settlement agreements.

In this varied and dynamic role, you will:

  • Work collaboratively with the Accountant and Tax teams to provide a full service on corporate transactions and restructure matters;
  • Develop and manage relationships with other managers within the business;
  • Have active involvement in all Business Development opportunities to expand the legal practice;
  • Give estimates of costs to new clients and be responsible for managing costs throughout all matters;
  • Liaise with clients, commercial agents, business sale brokers, other professionals and opposing solicitors by telephone, post, e-mail or in person, as necessary, at every stage of the transaction;
  • Be responsible for all file opening and AML procedures and to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements in relation to the same.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have 3+ years' PQE in corporate and commercial work;
  • Have a strong understanding of non-contentious business and transactional issues;
  • Have excellent knowledge of business drivers, legal, regulatory and business risks of owner managed businesses;
  • Corporate transactional work and general commercial law;
  • Good time management and personal organisation;
  • Ability to work effectively and flexibly in a team.

Contact me today to apply as interviews are ongoing claire.browne@pro-legal.co.uk or call 020 7269 6367.

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