Corporate Lawyer (Corporate Governance) - Leeds/Manchester
We are working exclusively with a well-established, premium international law firm which is actively looking to bolster its already stellar Governance & Compliance team in both Manchester & Leeds with the addition of an Associate (NQ-3 PQE). This is a career enhancing opportunity for an ambitious and dynamic lawyer to join a Tier 1 ranked Governance & Compliance team.
This newly created role will see the successful candidate join a collegiate & dedicated team which strives for excellence and innovation in all that it does.
The team focuses on addressing the governance and regulatory needs of directors, general counsel and company secretariats of larger private, listed and AIM quoted companies. You will advise on a broad range of high profile matters including market announcements, board & governance structures, shareholder communications, directors duties and conflicts of interest and constitutions. Further more the role will see you regularly intertwine with a number of other teams, encompassing members of the firms Corporate, Employee Incentives, Pensions, Financial Regulation, Corporate Crime, Environmental, Health & Safety and Employment teams.
Please note: You do not necessarily need any previous experience of advising clients in this area but you will need to be able to demonstrate a good grounding in Corporate law.
Furthermore the successful candidate will need to:
- Be between NQ-3 years' PQE
- Completed a seat during your training contract in a general corporate team
- Evidence a stellar academic background including a minimum 2:1 degree
- Have excellent drafting skills and be able to draft complex provisions without the comfort of direct precedents
- Excellent interpersonal, communication and legal technical skills
- A commitment to business development
SALARY & BENEFITS
This opportunity offers a competitive salary package and access to exceptional benefits. In addition to a fulfilling and rewarding career, this firm provides a supportive environment, flexible working arrangements and a good work/life balance. All in all, an outstanding opportunity.
To register an interest in this role, please contact one of our specialists on 0161 880 0118 or send a copy of your updated CV to Josh Hudson at firstname.lastname@example.org