Job Reference: PA/corp/LON/184
Location:London, Manchester

About the job:


The accountants are coming! Our client is a premier UK accountancy firm looking for a NQ to 5 PQE Corporate lawyer for its London or Manchester office. As you will have observed in the legal press, the larger accountancy firms are ramping up their legal offerings and utilising their huge international reach to take work away from less well connected “trad” law firms. Where once this was limited to, say, tax or employment law, the breadth of legal services which is now offered by some MDPs is increasing markedly. In respect of this mandate, which is exclusive to QC Legal, the firm is looking to bolster its offering in corporate/M&A advisory at the junior to mid-level. The global presence of this firm is truly astounding, the clients are, in many cases, already there – although possibly still instructing a law firm alongside the accountancy practice. MDPs are increasingly likely to gain a much greater foothold in the legal space as clients attempt to check rising costs whilst dealing with increased internal demand for legal services. It makes sense for them to look for a provider of multiple service lines in an increasingly complex and international business environment. This MDP is in the vanguard of that change and it seeking to grow its corporate offering to deal with increasing volumes of work from existing and new clients alike. You can expect only the highest quality work: clients are often FTSE 100, blue-chip and globally established. We are looking for an adaptable mind, someone who is ambitious, dynamic and willing to shoulder high level responsibility from the get-go. The work our client provides is market leading and as such, from a learning and development standpoint, the firm is equal to the market leading law firms. The ideal candidate should have trained at a firm with an established and well recognised Corporate M&A; have good hands on experience and demonstrate experience of being proactive in key transactions. Good academics are a given. You must really enjoy Corporate M&A and be looking to make a difference; as such, you will be pro-active and not scared of getting stuck into large, complex and challenging multi-jurisdictional transactions. In return, our client offers a flexible working environment, highly competitive remuneration package and excellent benefits. Please call me, Paul (Atherton) on 0161 8800 118 or 07852 399 266. We are an equal opportunities recruiter that is always looking to promote a more reflective work environment.