Senior Corporate Lawyer
Our Belfast office plays a central role in TLT’s UK strategy and allows us to have a presence in all 3 jurisdictions. We are looking to expand our service provision further in Northern Ireland and we are recruiting for a Senior Corporate Lawyer. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Associate, Legal Director or Partner to develop and lead our Corporate service. The wider Corporate team numbers in excess of 30 fee earners including 10 Partners, many of whom are recognised by Chambers, and focuses on a broad range of M&As, private equity, turn around, capital markets and renewables work.
In return we will invest in you. We want you to be successful. You will manage your own caseloads ensuring your experience is varied and broad. You will receive bespoke training throughout your career ensuring you have the technical and commercial skills to build an effective and successful practice. We do not operate a glass ceiling approach and your career progression will be entirely merit based. Our Corporate team truly lives this ethos and has promoted a high performing Associate to Partner in each of the last 4 years.
Transactions typically divide into the strategic advice and lead negotiations, key documents, ancillary documents and due diligence.This role will be assist with a wide variety of matters, including acting on M&A deals for vendors, SME’s and listed corporates.
The Ideal Candidate
Our employees are talented people, distinguished by technical excellence, with a willingness to embrace team working and a passion for client service. You will be able to demonstrate a similar supportive, flexible and driven ethos and will have accumulated the following experience and skills:
- A qualified solicitor with a minimum of 6 years post qualified experience gained within recognised, notable law firms.
- A proven track record delivering a Corporate legal service. We are open as to whether you specialise within a field such a renewables, or undertake broader M&A work.
- Drive and enthusiasm to build a practice through effective business development initiatives. You will be given ample support from the wider Corporate and Business Development teams, as well as the Belfast office.
- You will be adept at cross-selling and supporting the growth of other practice areas.
- Prior supervision experience is beneficial, but not essential as full management and leadership training will be provided.
We value our employees highly and we want you to feel valued. You will receive a competitive basic salary with an annual pay review. As a fee earner if you exceed your targets you will receive a generous annual bonus. You will also have access to an extensive range of benefits via our flexible benefits scheme including 25 days holiday (which will increase to 30 days based upon length of service) and private medical insurance. You will have discounted rates for the latest mobile phones and discounted gym memberships.
About the Company
We’re an ambitious UK law firm built around the needs of our high profile clients. With over 1000 employees and 100 partners across our six UK offices, we’ve grown considerably in the last three years – and so have our revenues. Open-minded? Definitively. Forward-focused? Absolutely. An energetic firm with an entrepreneurial, collaborative culture, we’re always looking to recruit highly talented individuals with the drive to succeed. So if you’re dynamic, determined and looking for a firm where you can develop your skills, join us and we’ll give you everything you need to thrive.