You will find an immensely diverse client base that continues to evolve constantly. The firm has performed exceptionally well over recent years and has grown year on year; they have strategic growth planned over the next 12 months in Manchester which will allow them to continue to obtain more market share.
This legal 500 and chambers ranked firm have a highly regarded reputation in and around the North West & West Yorkshire area. They have a rich heritage dating back several decades and are a well-known name in the local community.
You will find a strong leadership team at the firm; they have an ethos engrained that everyone has a voice and they are always open to listening to a new idea. They like to take on board fresh ideas so that they are still ahead of the curve.
Partners in the firm are very accessible and it is commonplace to find NQ solicitors sitting side on side with partners. Often junior lawyers will deal with a complexity of work that places them ahead of their years of PQE. Everyone is encouraging to get involved with the firms marketing and networking events, they hold regular interesting events that staff of all levels will get involved in.
The firm believes in nurturing and developing legal talent throughout their staff's careers, working side by side with their team to ensure they reach their full potential and achieving their career aspirations. Nothing demonstrates this better than their unrivalled staff retention rate and that fact that many of their Partners started at the firm as trainees.
The firm believe in work-life balance and offer agile working, they house many working parents and offer work from home.
The firm are looking for an entrepreneurial Corporate Partner to join their busy department in Liverpool, covering a multitude of corporate work.
You will work closely with the other Partners within the corporate commercial department, and more generally across the firm, to drive the business forwards. You will work as part of a driven and commercially successful leadership team.
You will deal with a broad client base covering many industry sectors, the sheer level of variety will make for an interesting caseload, ranging from entrepreneurs, start-ups, SME's, family-owned businesses and private investors. Industry sectors will include but not be limited to; Healthcare, IT, Finance, Banking, Media, Retail, Real Estate, Construction and Transportation.
The caseload will involve mergers and acquisitions, disposals, restructuring and reorganisations, private equity, venture capitals and joint ventures.
This role comes with strong prospects to progress, in line with the growth agenda. The firm are succession planning are keen to find the next generation of senior Lawyers.
- You will be a Corporate Lawyer with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE)
- A transferable client base or regional contacts is highly advantageous
- You will have a strong technical knowledge and first-class communication skills
- You will have good experience of dealing with large settlements
- You will have strong business development capabilities
- Experience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essential
- Salary is competitive around market rate, which will be dependent on experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme
- Excellent career prospects, no glass ceilings
This is an exciting opportunity for a Corporate Partner to join this flourishing, legal 500 ranked firm based in Liverpool.
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