New - Corporate Lawyer, 1-6 PQE, Leading National Firm, Manchester

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New - Corporate Lawyer, 1-6 PQE, Leading National Firm, Manchester

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    Chris Woodward

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    020 3005 3265

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    CGW CO S20

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    7 months ago

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    As soon as possible following end of notice period.

New - 1-6 PQE Corporate Role, Leading National Firm, Manchester

The firm

A leading UK law firm with a network of offices from the South Coast to Scotland, working together as one national team. An innovative practice and the first top 100 law firm to achieve “Gold Standard” Investors in People, our values and culture are not just words on our website but are the heartbeat of the firm. The lack of barriers between departments, a real lack of hierarchy, zero tolerance for arrogance and pomposity makes this a fantastic place to work.

The team

Our award winning national corporate team, which is consistently ranked as one of the UK’s top law firms for deal volume by Experian Market IQ's M&A Review, is led by a team of partners widely regarded as leaders in their field who are regularly recommended by clients for their reputation, personalities and outstanding expertise.

We advise companies, management teams, investors and debt providers through the business life cycle, from start-up and first round finance through M&A,
management transactions, venture and development funding, restructuring, capital reductions, private equity funding and exits. We also have a growing corporate finance practice, primarily advising listed clients on equity capital raisings in the public market. 

Our highly regarded Manchester team covers the full range of corporate work, with a focus on UK and cross- border M&A transactions for a range of local,
national and overseas clients.

The role

Despite the current pandemic and challenging market conditions our national corporate team is continuing to grow and we are looking for an ambitious Associate to join our team in Manchester and help drive that growth. Our successful strategy continues to provide excellent opportunities
for career progression. The successful applicant should be able to demonstrate hands-on experience in working on a range of M&A transactions following qualification.

There is plenty of scope to take ownership of transactions, as well opportunity to work with the Partners on larger or more complex matters. We pride ourselves in providing the best client experience and you will be encouraged to maximise your client contact and take part in a variety of client and BD activities from the outset.

Equal opportunities

We are a committed Equal Opportunities employer promoting equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who either applies to or works for the firm is treated equally, whatever their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.