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Legal Counsel - Corporate

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment Limited
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10 Apr 2021

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Job Title: Corporate Legal Counsel
Location: Manchester
Basic Salary: Up to £65k + Car, Bonus
Working Pattern: Currently fully remote. Post Covid plan to do 2-3 days from home flexibly.

Douglas Scott are supporting a UK plc in the search for a Corporate Solicitor to join their existing in-house legal team.

Reporting into the General Counsel, the role will provide the opportunity for a Corporate Solicitor to lead on M&A transactions as part of a dedicated acquisitions team, whilst also contributing to the day to day workload of the legal team. It's a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious solicitor to get large scale exposure to an excellent mix of in-house legal matters, and development opportunities specific to a UK plc.

The ideal candidate will responsible for leading on all Corporate Transactions across the Group, forming a key part of a project team who identify, plan and deliver on strategic targets to grow the business. You will negotiate key documents, advise business areas on a variety of corporate and project related matters, manage external counsel, and ensure a smooth transition post acquisition. In addition, you would be exposed to a wide range of commercial, corporate governance, and company secretarial matters, providing tailored legal advice to support business strategy.

Applications are invited from UK Qualified Solicitor from 5 years PQE upwards. You will have demonstrable experience of leading on transactions as part of a Corporate Practice with a National / International Firm. The team here is self-sufficient, so you must be comfortable in handling large volumes of work as part of a fast- paced legal team in a listed business. An exposure to Commercial contracts is beneficial.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading UK business at a time of continued growth, underpinned by the M&A work that the successful Solicitor will be a key part of. You will be joining a well-established, supportive in-house team which is integral to the performance of the Group.

Send a CV or get in contact immediately to discuss further details.
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