Corporate/Commercial Solicitor


Salary: £30000-£40000 per year


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Job Description:

James Ray Recruitment are working with one of Yorkshires leading law who have offices throughout Yorkshire. Due to their continued growth, they’re looking for a motivated Corporate Lawyer to work in their successful Corporate Department.

The Ideal Candidate

Experience in:

Corporate Finance
Acquisitions and Mergers including share purchase, asset purchase and MBO
Joint Ventures, Distributor, Agency and Franchise Agreements
Partnership Agreements
Shareholder Agreements
Company and LLP Formation and Compliance
Terms and conditions
Financial Services
Understanding of linked areas such as employment, intellectual property and commercial property will be an advantage.
We are looking for an experienced solicitor who has been working on high-calibre corporate transactions and who wants to develop their career, to lead on cases, develop and take on good quality client relationships and improve technical and commercial skills further through working on a wide range of quality transactions.

Outstanding communication skills are essential in this role in order to build on the firms existing business and ensure strong relationships with clients and colleagues.

2 years PQE of relevant experience (but will consider anyone who can demonstrate the skills and knowledge we are looking for).

The successful candidate will also need to be very comfortable marketing their skills and the firm to accountants, corporate financiers, business transfer agents, lenders and clients alike.

Key Duties:

  • Advising clients on corporate and commercial legal matters
  • Drafting and negotiating contracts, agreements, and corporate documents
  • Conducting due diligence for mergers, acquisitions, and corporate transactions
  • Assisting with corporate governance and compliance issues
  • Providing legal advice on business structuring and reorganisation
  • Handling intellectual property matters, including trademarks and copyrights
  • Representing clients in negotiations, mediations, and other dispute resolution processes

To find out more, call the office on 01482 533656

Please be assured all conversation are conducted within the strictest confidence.

Unfortunately, due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven’t contacted you within 10 days please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies.


Additional leave

Company events

Company pension

Health & wellbeing programme

Life insurance

Work from home

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