Corporate Solicitor/Associate

27 Sep 2019
25 Oct 2019
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Barristers
Full Time
Experience Level
Not Disclosed

Join a dynamic Corporate team

Part of a top 100 law firm, our boutique South West Corporate practice offers city-level quality advice and a solution-focused, pragmatic and tailored approach to client service. Our four-partner team is friendly, personable and proud of our reputation for a collegiate approach.

We have a particular sector focus in the financial services, health and social care, tech and innovation sectors; our clients include household brands and significant regional and national corporates such as Vodafone, Monsoon Accessorize, Rotork, M.J. Church and Refresco.

Described by The Legal 500 as a “go-to team for owner-managed and smaller listed companies”, we are the natural fit for forward-thinking, dynamic businesses and industry disruptors. We have also had notable high profile successes involving foreign entities, including the $133m sale of a UK care home provider to a US real estate investment trust listed on the NYSE, advising a Stockholm Stock Exchange listed electrical heating manufacturer on various UK acquisitions, as well as a sale of a local entrepreneurial digital business to global content and data transformation partner Welocalize.

The team has been shortlisted for numerous awards, including Advisory Firm of the Year at the 2019 Business Leader Awards and Corporate Law Firm of the Year at the 2018 Insider South West Dealmakers Awards.

Your new role

We are looking for a Corporate finance lawyer to join our South West corporate team. The successful applicant will be based in Bath but will also be working alongside colleagues situated at our offices along the M4 corridor from Bristol to London.

You would advise regional, national and international businesses on the full spectrum of corporate matters with particular focus on working with business owners with an entrepreneurial mindset and supporting them in achieving their businesses’ potential.

You must be a qualified 0-6 PQE solicitor who possesses the right ambition, attitude and aptitude to become and develop into a top class transactional lawyer. We expect you to have experience in corporate finance, share sales and acquisitions, reorganisation and restructuring.

We actively encourage the opportunity for you to develop and build your career alongside some of the leading corporate transactional lawyers in the region. As the newest member to the team, you will be handling matters in your own name, as well as assisting colleagues on higher value, more complex matters.

How to apply

About the firm

With over 500 people, we have principal offices in Bath, London, Oxford and Swindon and a consulting office in Bristol.

At Royds Withy King, people come first. We offer access to great work, structured career pathways and a really supportive non-hierarchical culture. Our people tell us that this is a firm with a flat structure, where everyone has a voice and everyone’s opinions matter.

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