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Corporate M&A - NQ Solicitor

Burges Salmon
Bristol (City Centre), Bristol
Closing date
1 Sep 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors – Private Practice
Contract Type
Practice Area
Corporate, M&A
Experience Level
0-2yrs PQE
Role Classification

Job Details

Are you a talented and ambitious trainee, qualifying this September?

Are you passionate about corporate law and ready to take the next step in your legal career? 

Look no further! At Burges Salmon, we are growing our corporate team and looking for Septembers qualifiers to join us on our journey.

What Sets Us Apart:

At Burges Salmon LLP, our corporate team doesn't just navigate legal complexities; we thrive on them. We're seeking a newly qualified lawyer who shares our passion for innovation, collaboration, and making a real impact.

Our corporate lawyers are the architects of business deals, the strategists behind mergers, and the guardians of corporate integrity. Here's a glimpse into the exciting work we do:

  • M&A: Advise on transformative, multimillion-pound cross-border acquisitions and mergers.
  • Private Equity/Venture Capital: Join the journey from seed funding to exit for innovative entrepreneurs and investors.
  • ECM: Guide companies through IPOs, offerings and regulatory compliance in fast-paced capital markets work.
  • Listings: Ensure seamless transitions to public markets under UK Listing Rules and AIM Rules.
  • Company Law: Provide robust advice on governance, compliance and commercial agreements.
  • Joint Ventures: Facilitate strategic collaborations through complex negotiations.
  • Reorganizations/Demergers: Streamline corporate structures for maximum operational impact.
  • Restructuring/Insolvency: Steer businesses through insolvency while protecting stakeholders.

As a newly qualified lawyer you will be part of a talented and collegiate corporate team dedicated to your training and development. Gain hands-on experience across all core areas of corporate law from reorganizations to joint ventures. Work on high-quality work for premier clients across diverse industries, and benefit from a bespoke professional development program and pathway to partnership.

What you'll need

  • Relevant experience working on corporate advice and transaction as part of your training contract
  • Be a strong team player, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to manage a complex and varied workload effectively
  • Be self-motivated and willing to learn
  • Must be a SRA or Law Society of Scotland registered lawyer

The Firm

Our working environment is professional yet progressive, where quality of work and quality of life go hand-in-hand. Our collaborative approach is what attracts some of the best legal minds in the industry and it's why our people love working here.

We're committed to finding the right person for this role and we're open to discussing flexible working, full time or part time working patterns. It's important to us that our organisation represents the diverse community in which we operate and we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and identities. As a Disability Confident employer we will provide a fully accessible recruitment process.

Get in touch!

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, please contact Victoria Lewton - 0117 307 6942 - for an informal and confidential conversation.

Are you ready to blaze a trail with industry leaders? Make a leap. Make a splash…


Standing with you. Ambitious for you.

Standing with you, we’re ambitious to provide the best service for you – and it’s ambition with purpose. 

In a rapidly changing world, our commitment to environmental sustainability, and our social, inclusion and diversity responsibilities, are central to that purpose – enabling us to support you with your own response to these opportunities.

We’re down-to-earth, straightforward and strategically switched-on. You benefit from our specialism in complex legal areas, along with market sector expertise that’s as deep as it is focused.

We’re always accessible, always responsive. Between you and us, there are no barriers. 

Above all, you’ll find our commercial edge is matched by a genuine caring culture – for you, for our people and for the wider communities around us.

It’s what makes us a law firm you can trust. One you’ll enjoy working with.  

Our vision

Our vision is to be the market-leading independent UK law firm that provides the best proposition for its people and its clients.

By focusing on the markets and areas of expertise where we have extensive knowledge and experience, we achieve the best outcomes for our clients, who range from large organisations, entrepreneurial businesses and public sector bodies, to individuals, families and their global wealth. We are trusted to help them with everything from their everyday legal needs to their business critical issues and all points in between.

  • UK-wide: We have lawyers who are qualified to work in all three legal jurisdictions in the UK – England & Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
  • International: Across the world, we work with a select number of like-minded independent law firms – our Preferred Law Firm network.
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+44 (0) 117 939 2000
One Glass Wharf
United Kingdom

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