The Corporate, Commercial & Finance team are looking for a lawyer to join one of the largest corporate law practices on the South Coast. Please note that a mix of home and office working is available for this role.
You will need a minimum of four years PQE and have experience in a variety of corporate matters including:
- mergers and acquisitions;
- private equity funded transactions;
- venture capital; and
- other more general corporate work.
In addition, the successful candidate must be a team player, and possess the following attributes:
- Strong technical ability
- Exceptional client care skills
- The ability to communicate complex law, scenarios and solutions in a simple and clear way, both verbally and in writing
- Be organised and a good time manager
- The ability to think strategically and focus on outcome rather than just process
- A commercial mindset
The team attracts a high quality of work from a broad range of clients in a wide range of sectors. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional levels of client care, case management, creativity and the ability to understand not only the detail but also to stand back and take in the bigger picture.
This is a rare and exciting chance to step up with a very successful and highly regarded department and firm as ranked by both Chambers and the Legal 500.
We offer an attractive remuneration and benefits package including a performance related bonus and flexible/hybrid working. The right candidate will enjoy excellent career progression prospects which will be enhanced by our own “Paris Smith Academy”.
Working in the Corporate team represents a fantastic opportunity to work in the region’s market leading transactional team alongside 4 highly experienced partners, 2 associates and 2 solicitors, all supported by the department’s secretaries.
You’ll work alongside like-minded ambitious, friendly and supportive professionals to enable you to succeed in your career.
As a firm we strongly encourage a work-life balance and have various initiatives in place to make sure you’re supported. This support is far reaching and includes a mentorship programme, wellbeing initiatives and social activities.
We actively encourage open and transparent working environments across the firm so there is space for you to flourish as an individual.
Both of our offices are situated in the heart of a City, within walking distance from a train station, high street shops and green spaces. Winchester has a cathedral and a river running through it, whilst Southampton has a thriving port, a 10 minute walk from the office.