Company: Shakespeare Martineau
Closing date: 29/02/2024
PQE: 3 years
Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Team: Corporate
Location: Nottingham
The opportunity

Let us introduce ourselves…

  • A competitive salary with great benefits including private medical, 27 days holiday plus bank holidays and a bonus day off for your birthday
  • A varied workload covering M&A, ECM, venture capital and private equity and corporate governance
  • A culture of trust, empowerment and autonomy over your work
  • A vibrant, forward- thinking team to be part of, with the support of friendly, approachable partners who encourage and support your career development
  • Involvement in Business Development from the outset
  • Hybrid working from our Nottingham hub.

Meet the team

Our Corporate and Commercial group undertakes various corporate, commercial, tax, banking and employment work at all levels. Our specialist teams combine unsurpassed expertise with a sound understanding of the corporate landscape to provide exceptional solutions for every aspect of our clients’ corporate and business law requirements.

Our Corporate team act for financial institutions, SME's, owner managed businesses and PLC's on all aspects of corporate transactions. The team has specific experience and expertise in the energy, education, retail, logistics, healthcare, social care, technical and banking sectors. We also advise clients on matters relating to employee ownership, in addition we deal with shareholder agreements, joint venture agreements, company formation arrangements and other aspects of corporate life.  

Take a look at the teams fantastic achievements over the last 12 months Here .  

The opportunity

Working as part of a large and friendly team providing assistance on all aspects of corporate transactional and reorganisation work. You'll work with our senior lawyers to assist on large complex deals, build up your own caseload and help our team to deliver a fantastic service to our clients.

What you’ll need:

  • Corporate experience. We're interested in 2-4yr PQE.
  • A desire to enhance existing and build new client relationships
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A high degree of initiative and the ability to cope in a fast-moving environment
  • Excellent organisational and prioritising skills
How we work

We embrace agile working and offer a blended approach to where and how we work.

We appreciate that people have different needs and preferences and we’re keen to be flexible, after all, we value what you do, not where you do it.

We have hubs in Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Leicester, London, Lincoln, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Solihull, Stratford-upon-Avon and Sheffield. This role will be based from our Nottingham hub where there will be physical presence required in the office for 3 days a week.

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Additional information

Please be aware, for some vacancies, where we receive high numbers of applications we may need to bring the close date forward.

Due to the nature of the work undertaken, confirmation of employment will be subject to a variety of checks which will be carried out once an offer of employment is accepted. Details of the checks can be found here.


Equal opportunities

Shakespeare Martineau is a committed equal opportunities employer. We seek to attract, develop and retain talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures. We value and respect individuality and encourage a culture within our business where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths and experiences. Everyone who either applies to or works for the firm is treated equally, regardless of their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.