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Senior Corporate Associate

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, London, City of London
£100000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Closing date
6 Jun 2024

Job Details

This market leading firm is changing the legal landscape with the way they operate and has developed a market leading reputation. A high percentage of their staff trained at top City firms and due to their continued growth and success, they are looking for a Senior Corporate Solicitor to join their City office and work closely alongside a Partner.

A clear pathway to partnership is on offer and they have a very flexible, hybrid working structure.

Firm Profile

This Top 80 law firm has recognition across 28 disciplines and over 50 individually ranked lawyers. Having launched in 2010, the firm has grown to over 450 solicitors, including 360+ Partners.

With a national and international presence, the firm has offices throughout the UK, Scotland, Germany, and the US. Their purpose is simple; to deliver a positive impact for our clients and to provide a better life for their people.
The firm's innovative 'revenue share' model has helped to reshape the way that the law is practiced in the UK. Each Partner runs their practice within the firm. This quasi-autonomous structure provides Partners with the freedom to work only with the clients they truly want to work with, charging fees that are commercially viable for both the Partner and the client.
Due to continued success, the corporate department is seeking the addition of a Senior Associate to join their high calibre team of six.

The Role

This highly ranked national firm are looking for a Senior Associate 8+ years PQE to join their Corporate Partner's fast-growing team.

You will require a high level of experience and knowledge of corporate law, mostly in M&A, corporate restructuring, investment transactions and much more.

The ideal candidate will have prior supervision and management experience. In this role you'll be responsible for managing and supervising a young and dynamic team of 5 Corporate lawyers.
Main responsibilities include:

  • Working with the Partner to develop process and improvement initiatives.
  • Overseeing the development of improvement initiatives.
  • Leading, supervising and managing a team of corporate lawyers and consultants.
  • Providing end-to-end technical support to the corporate team.
  • Preparing and presenting work and strategy reports to the Partner.

The role will play a key part in supporting one of their London based Corporate Partners
This is suitable for individuals who want to step away from business development and networking, this role will involve 60% supervision and 40% fee earning.
Personal Specification
To be successful in the role, you will have 8+ years PQE or more, with previous experience at Top 200 firm. You will have previous experience managing a varied corporate caseload. You will be pro-active, efficient, organised, keen to take the initiative and to drive transactions forward.
The ideal candidate will also be able to demonstrate:

  • Commercial awareness and negotiating skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Accuracy and strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to build strong rapport and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and colleagues at all levels.
  • Strong IT skills (specifically Outlook, Microsoft Excel/Word and Data Rooms).
  • Ability to plan work and prioritise tasks.


JMC Legal Recruitment was founded by highly experienced Legal Recruitment Consultant, Jason Connolly. His motivation to establish JMC was to create a refreshingly friendly agency with a truly consultative approach and who are always a pleasure to deal with.

We're a dynamic business with our sights set high and a growing client base spanning the country. We believe that in any business the most valuable assets are the people – and it’s true of JMC, too. Whether dealing with candidates or firms, our consultants’ passion for legal recruitment and excellent market knowledge always shines through.  Our state of the art software means our consultants are more accessible to you and we keep ahead of the curve in the changing legal landscape to ensure you are always given up to date advice.

What can you expect from us? We will always manage your expectations and come back to you with updates as soon as they become available. We pride ourselves on the highest level of integrity, as we understand that when looking for a new role or member of staff it is often highly confidential. You will find that we always take the time to really listen and understand before we advise. We will get to know you, taking into account not just technical ability, but personality and cultural fit. We’re also easy to get hold of; we appreciate that when looking for a new role it can be difficult to talk during the working day, so we will make ourselves available and find a time that works for you. Give us a call and talk to one of our friendly team today. We’re waiting to help you.

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