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Contact Victoria Kemp
Reference C-VK02159441
Salary Excellent salary
Job Type Permanent
Location Northampton Northamptonshire England East Midlands
Job Duration n/a
Date Posted 16 May 2018
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Fantastic opportunity for a NQ solicitor to join one of the UK’s leading firms

The Firm
One of the UK’s top-rated law firms, multi-accredited and highly respected, our client has offices in central and north London and East Anglia with an emphasis on providing bespoke legal services to its well-established client base.  The firm focuses on the provision of specialist corporate and commercial services and clients include not-for-profit organisations, property developers and entrepreneurs and HNW individuals in the UK and globally. Currently embarking on a period of expansion with a view to providing an ‘all-inclusive’ level of service for new and existing clients, the firm is also developing additional and new areas of practice. The firm has already found roles for its existing cohort of trainees and is now – unusually – looking for an additional external candidate to join the team in a newly-created post. This is a unique opportunity for an ambitious, high-calibre junior solicitor to progress his or her career with this highly-rated, heavyweight firm.

The Role
The corporate team is instructed across the whole remit of business-related matters including insolvency and corporate recovery and restructuring, directors’ duties, flotations, acquisitions, mergers and takeovers and has clients ranging from new start-ups through to international and global clients. Joining the team as a newly-qualified solicitor you will be assisting with a wide range of matters and should have good case management skills and a flexible, ‘can-do’ approach. This is a great opportunity to build on your existing experience and consider your options for specialisation as your career develops.

The Candidate
Our client is looking for applications from newly-qualified solicitors who can demonstrate an excellent academic record, previous experience in corporate work and an excellent work ethic;
A minimum of 2:1 at first degree level and excellent A level results are a prerequisite;
Previous experience working within a corporate team, preferably a Legal 500 firm; and with a demonstrable enthusiasm for, and a determination to specialise in, this area of law;
Flexible, a real team player, proactive and a creative problem-solver;
Possessing good time management skills, able to prioritise a busy workload.

For further details of this NQ corporate solicitor vacancy, please contact Victoria quoting reference VK02159441


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