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Corporate Managing Associate

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£78000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

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Are you an ambitious Corporate Lawyer seeking to undertake the highest quality work with an outstanding Top 25 firm, and significantly enhance your career progression opportunities?

With over 40 Tier 1 ranked practice areas, this award-winning firm is renowned internationally for its legal expertise. They are seeking a talented Managing Associate (5+PQE) to join their accomplished Corporate team in their central Leeds office.

The Firm

This business leads the field nationally across a variety of different disciplines. Particularly adept in commercial and corporate law, they attract some of the brightest legal talents in the country and a prestigious client base follows.

Its rapid international expansion over the past decade is a testament to the firm's approach, focusing on providing an outstanding service for its clients, whilst retaining a proactive working culture for its staff.

It is known for remunerating its employees very well, and for cultivating a diverse and inclusive working environment.

Professional development is a strong suit of the company and those who progress with the firm are often recognised as leaders in their practice areas, achieving accolades such as the Legal 500 Rising Star or the famed Hot 100.

The Role

Working with this Legal 500 Tier-ranked National Corporate Department, you will act on ultra high-value and complex transactions both nationally and internationally.

Within this role, you will advise on a wide range of corporate transactions including private and public mergers and acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, intra-group restructurings, cross-border transactions, Equity Capital Markets and a variety of strategic and regulatory-driven projects.

With renowned colleagues, you will have the opportunity to develop your technical and client relation skills while helping to cement the company's reputation as a leader in the Corporate world. As well as excellent career progression opportunities within the team, there is also ample scope for secondments.

The successful candidate will be in an enviable position to develop market-leading expertise in Corporate Law and take a significant and exciting step forward in their career.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Is an ambitious individual with 5+ years PQE of Corporate Law.
  • Ability to independently manage a complex and varied workload
  • Excellent verbal/written communicator with first-rate interpersonal skills
  • Has a proactive, innovative and value-adding mindset

What's on offer

  • Working for a Top 25 and globally renowned employer
  • An opportunity to develop a revered reputation in Commercial practice
  • Exposure to top-tier clients and high-quality/high-value work
  • First-rate career development opportunities
  • Excellent salary
  • Excellent benefits package and well-being considerations

If this exciting opportunity is of interest to you, call or email now for a confidential chat.

Alternatively, if this isn't quite right, reach out to find out about other roles we are currently recruiting for, or to have a general chat about your career and the current legal market.

We are here to help you make the most out of your career - get in touch!


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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