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Solicitor / Associate / Senior Associate - Corporate

Employer
Michelmores
Location
Bristol, Cheltenham or Exeter
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors – Private Practice
Contract Type
Permanent
Practice Area
Corporate
Experience Level
2-5yrs PQE, 5+ yrs PQE
Role Classification
Lawyer

Job Details

Are you keen to find an exciting new role where you will be part of a dynamic, forward-thinking, agile team? If so, come and join us on the journey.

Why Michelmores? Michelmores is the destination law firm for the ambitious, the imaginative and the distinctive. We help enterprises and individuals navigate change to find a positive future.

We are a flexible, friendly and inclusive organisation with as clear a focus on fresh thinking as we have on growth and success. We value and nurture our people’s potential and inspiration and give them a creative, open and collaborative environment in which to develop a career and succeed.

We believe that whatever your legal experience, you’ll find Michelmores different. From day one we encourage our people to forge relationships and expand their understanding and knowledge of areas that interest them – developing an understanding of commercial challenges and opportunities, rather than just knowing the law. We nurture creative and commercial thinking to help in your long-term career success – it mirrors our approach to ensuring the very best outcomes for our clients too.

Our highly regarded Corporate team is growing and we are seeking lawyers at all levels (Solicitor/Associate/Senior Associate) to join our network of offices in the South West (Exeter/Bristol/Cheltenham).

What sort of work? Working for clients across the UK and Internationally, as well as key national clients and individuals, you'll be advising a wide range of clients from start-ups to listed companies on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital and public and private capital investments working alongside some of the best corporate partners in the region. There is an opportunity to work with our MAINstream business angel network and MiVentures, our innovation support programme, and to do Equity Capital Markets and Emerging Markets/Impact Investing work for some amazing clients.

Why this team? You will be working directly with corporate partners recognised by the profession for their expertise and commercial approach. This is an opportunity to work on a wide range of corporate transactions and involve working with the large City law firms and many of the well-known mid-market investment banks.

How do we work? We take a flexible, agile approach to working patterns. As a team we agree together on the best working arrangements that will enable each of us to provide exceptional client service, to collaborate and connect with colleagues. Members of the team tend to work at least 2-3 days a week in the office, with the balance of time spent working from home. We pride ourselves on our high-performance culture whilst offering a good work/life balance.

Who are we looking for? We are looking for an individual who will understand our values and thrive in our culture.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 2 years' PQE
  • Solid experience in sectors where we have a strong national reputation, such as the Sustainable Economy, Impact Investing, Financial Services, Private Wealth, Real Estate, Consumer Goods/Brands and International
  • Strong interpersonal skills, being an effective communicator at all levels (written and verbal)
  • A commercial, pro-active and professional approach to work
  • Excellent drafting skills
  • The ability to master their business development skills and professional networks as well as their legal expertise
  • Self-confidence, initiative, and be an innovative thinker
  • Self-motivation and commitment to working towards goals with strong enthusiasm and career commitment

We work hard to create and sustain an open and collaborative environment. We embrace change and constantly evolve to meet our people’s diverse needs, in the same way that we help our clients to navigate and stay ahead of developments, to move forward together.

Next Steps To apply please click below or if you would like to talk to someone about the role, please call Lisa Gater in our Recruitment Team on 07355677986.

Michelmores LLP is an Equal Opportunities Employer

We do not discriminate on grounds of race, gender, marital status, age, religion, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, disability or sexual orientation in the selection, recruitment and treatment of our staff.

View our Inclusion and Belonging page for more information.

*No agencies please – any agency assistance will be via invitation only. Please note any speculative candidates submitted via agencies without invitation will not be considered as represented by that agent.

Company

Michelmores is the law firm for the ambitious, the imaginative and the distinctive. We always strive to be different, to behave differently, to be more open, more human. We do exceptional work, for forward-thinking clients.

At Michelmores, we’ve always believed that potential, inspiration, and teamwork should be valued and nurtured.

We work hard to create and sustain an open and collaborative environment. We embrace change and constantly evolve to meet our people’s diverse needs, in the same way that we help our clients to navigate and stay ahead of developments to move forward together.

We are a flexible, friendly and inclusive organisation with as clear a focus on fresh thinking as we have on growth and success.

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