Solicitor Corporate – Full Time –

  • Permanent
  • Alconbury
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Address Region: Cambridgeshire

Legal

Are you an experienced and driven Solicitor? 
Here at Pertemps we are recruiting for a motivated, dedicated Solicitor who is ready for a new and rewarding challenge as a Corporate Solicitor. 
Our client is a well established firm that is seeking new growth, they will develop their staff and promote from within. 
This salary is competitive and negotiable depending on experience. 

JOB TITLE: Corporate Solicitor
DEPARTMENT: Company Commercial

JOB DESCRIPTION
The accountabilities within this job description support our strategic framework, which includes:

• Being trusted advisors to our clients and colleagues
• Working to become recognised experts in our chosen specialisms
• Developing longstanding relationships with key clients and our internal teams

While encouraging all our employees to become trusted advisors, always driving to be better in our processes and the way we deliver our client service.
We embrace individual talents and genuine expertise through a strong collaborative work ethic and support big-picture thinking whilst ensuring we also get the detail right.

Essential Skills include

• Experience of working in Company Commercial or Corporate , across a range of clients, handling a diverse range of issues
• A sound knowledge of the law requisite for working in a Company Commercial team
• A strong desire to learn and widen knowledge
• Experience of building relationships with both new and existing clients and professionals including a natural ability to promote marketing and business development initiatives in a dynamic way
• Good communication skills in order to explain legal matters clearly to clients
• Tackles tasks in a structured manner to ensure completion to a high standard
• Solid organisation and time management skills
• Experience of working in a team and the ability to develop relationships with colleagues
• Proven attention to detail and drafting skills
• Sound problem solving skills
• IT literacy with an understanding and willingness to pioneer and embrace system development to build efficiencies

Primary responsibilities

• Providing legal advice to a range of clients including the negotiation and drafting of documentation
• Management of Client/Matter files
• Carrying out in an effective, efficient and timely manner the various stages of legal proceedings with the aim of protecting the interests of the client
• Proactively developing new business opportunities from internal cross-referrals, existing clients and other professionals
• Meeting agreed targets and exhibit a commercial approach to financial management
• Commit to continued professional development in this specialist sector

Daily responsibilities

• An understanding of the Company Commercial sector and an appreciation of the specific needs of this client group
• Provide legal advice to a range of clients, including the negotiation and drafting of documentation
• Carrying out in an effective, efficient and timely manner the various stages of legal proceedings with the aim of protecting the interests of the client
• Assuming responsibility for important elements of the work that is handled by a designated Partner
• Operating effectively with clients and their professional and financial advisers – managing specific fields
• Working under the direction of a Partner and receiving assignments with specified objectives
• Ability to act independently to a reasonably high level, but also to work with more experienced Partners and Fee Earners on more complex and specialised matters as required
• Adapting to a broad range of situations and circumstances and remaining calm under pressure
• Undertake marketing and business development initiatives
• Management of client/matter files
• Management of fee income and collection of bills
• Discretion and the capacity to respect client confidentiality
• Meeting agreed targets for chargeable time, fee income generated, billing and fee collection

Sounds like you? 
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Salary:

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Alconbury

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.

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