Corporate & commercial solicitor (full-time)
Willans LLP is a full-service law firm with a solid reputation in providing first-class legal advice, high-calibre yet approachable lawyers, and exceptional client care to local, national and international clients. We employ around 100 people from our Regency offices in Cheltenham.
A rare and fantastic opportunity has arisen for a junior solicitor to join our Legal 500 and Chambers rated corporate & commercial team.
A bit about what the role may include:
The successful candidate is joining us at an exciting time of expansion and will work closely with the partners advising on a wide range of matters as well as supporting lawyers in our wider corporate & commercial team whilst building their own caseload.
You may have a few years’ PQE or you may be newly qualified, possessing the drive and ambition to learn quickly to contribute to the continued growth of the practice in a supportive environment.
A bit about what we need from you
The successful candidate will be:
- providing telephone, email, virtual and face-to-face advice to clients on a variety of legal matters
- supporting senior lawyers with corporate transactions and other large-scale projects
- providing advice to our corporate & commercial lawyers
- managing their own caseload, but with an appropriate level of support and supervision depending on their experience
- a team player
- prepared to challenge themselves and develop their expertise
You will also be involved in departmental marketing initiatives, including writing newsletters, and will be given the opportunity to be involved in firm wide marketing events.
A bit about us
Willans has a reputation for its friendly and supportive working environment.
Offering training and career development opportunities is just a small part of how we invest in our people. We will support and guide you in building your individual profile, offering opportunities for you to get involved in marketing initiatives both online and offline, including local networking events and functions.
Our lively calendar of relaxed social events ranges from in-house baking competitions and quiz nights through to pizza evenings. We also support countless initiatives around the county from events at Cheltenham Festivals to the University of Gloucestershire Law School. Our charity committee also organise fundraisers across the firm to support our charity of the year, and we have a green committee which helps champion environmentally-friendly improvements across our offices from in-house composting and recycling outlets to energy efficiencies and carbon footprint reductions.
Contract: permanent, subject to a satisfactory probationary period
Hours per week: full time
As well as a competitive salary, we offer a pension scheme, health benefits, 25 days’ holiday plus bank holidays and excellent working conditions that offer flexibility and balance for those who work from home and in the central offices that overlook one of the town’s iconic parks.
To apply please email us your CV with a covering letter for the attention of Bridget Redmond, our managing partner.
Willans is an equal opportunities employer.
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