Corporate Solicitor

Corporate Solicitor

Job Title: Corporate Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: Up to £45000 per annum
REF: 896721
Contact Name: Sarah Clarke
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

We are looking to recruit an experienced Corporate Solicitor for an established and professional full-service law firm. Excellent communication skills and a consistently good billing record are essential as well as the ability to assist with the firm's business development.

To be successful you will have proven experience of working across a full spectrum of corporate transactions across a wide variety of sectors. Our client is particularly interested in hearing from highly ambitious 3-5-year PQE solicitors. However, we are also open to considering talented candidates outside of this PQE bracket.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Undertaking fee earning work in the field of Corporate Law
  • Providing full legal advice and assistance to clients
  • Managing a caseload to completion
  • Providing expert legal support and advice to clients
  • Taking instructions from clients and advising on the necessary courses of legal action
  • Conducting matters on behalf of clients, providing an excellent service and communication to client
  • Working with a good client base of long established customers with the ability to develop new clients via networking and referrals
  • Carrying out risk assessments on all files and notifying compliance of any risks
  • Managing client caseload to completion
  • Working where necessary as part of a project team
  • Delegating work to trainee solicitors, paralegals and legal secretaries as appropriate

Skills and experience required:

  • 3-5 years PQE in Corporate Law
  • Evidence of completion of a Solicitor Training Contact / CILEX Equivalent
  • You will be expected to maintain your CPD record and comply with SRA/CILEX requirements
  • Previous experience within a reputable law firm
  • The ability to work independently
  • Stamina and resilience
  • Excellent relationship building skills and communication
  • Strong client management skills, professionalism and integrity

Salary and benefits:

  • £45,000 plus an attractive benefits package