About the Role
We are looking for a solicitor to join the Corporate & Commercial (Co/Co) team in our Chester or Shrewsbury office. You will be qualified to practice as a solicitor in England and Wales with between 1 to 3 years PQE of Co/Co work and a commendation or distinction in your LPC. You will have a second class or higher degree from ideally the Russell Group or equivalent standard University.
You will have the ability and willingness to do corporate/finance work and commercial contracts work.
You should have experience in at least three of the following:
- Taken lead role on at least one corporate acquisition or disposal transaction (with a value of £500k or more)
- Taken lead role on at least one banking transaction (acting for bank or borrower in relation to acquisition finance)
- Taken lead role on at least one major commercial contract negotiation
- Worked on corporate restructuring/reorganisations
- Drafted and negotiated an international or cross border commercial contracts
- Worked on venture capital/private equity investments
- Trained and qualified at a commercial law firm in a major city
You will be a confident person with excellent communication skills who is at ease when dealing with clients; ensuring that each client receives an excellent level of service. You will also have a good level of commerciality and mathematical ability.
You will have the ability to manage your workload; managing a number of cases at any one time. You will also have an excellent eye for detail and the desire to get things right first time.
You will have a willingness and aptitude in getting involved in the team/firm’s marketing and business development activities and therefore possess excellent client facing skills.
You will have a full UK Driving licence and your own vehicle.
About the Team
Our highly regarded Corporate & Commercial team has an enviable reputation and is highly ranked in the independent legal guides The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners. The Head of the team, Stuart Scott-Goldstone, is recognised as a “Leading Individual” by The Legal 500.
Details can be found at https://www.aaronandpartners.com/business/corporate-commercial/
About Aaron & Partners LLP
We are a Top 200 law firm with offices in Chester, Shrewsbury and Airport City, Manchester and more than 20 recommendations from the two main independent legal directories, Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.
We pride ourselves on providing high quality, results focused legal advice through a dedicated partner-led service. Much of the work we undertake is ‘bespoke’, requiring unique solutions to unique problems and a breadth of commercial understanding and appreciation.
The firm positively encourages solicitors at all levels to take on as much responsibility as they are comfortable with. We want individuals who are keen to build and broaden their technical abilities, whilst at the same time developing client-facing and marketing skills. We will provide the support and training you need to do this.
The firm is growing, ambitious and constantly evolving – and we expect the same from our solicitors.
Hours of work & Benefits
This position is a full-time position working hours 9am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday at either our Chester or Shrewsbury offices.
We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including:
- 26 days annual leave increasing with long service
- Enhanced pension
- Healthcare scheme
- Death in service benefit (4 x annual salary)
- Supported parking scheme
- and more…….
We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to ensuring that all job applicants are treated equally and without discrimination.
As a firm we proactively promote a positive working environment and “The A&P Way”.
If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please send your CV, along with a covering letter to Caroline King by email to:
[email protected] or by post to 5-7 Grosvenor Court, Foregate Street, Chester, CH1 1HG.