Senior Corporate/Commercial Education Lawyer – 6+PQE – Birmingham/Leeds/Manchester

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Location:Birmingham, East Midlands, Leeds, Manchester, UK

About the job:

Our client is a large international law firm whose Global Education Group is rated as a Tier 1 firm in the legal directories. It acts for over 60 universities and private sector higher education providers. They are looking to bring in a high quality Senior Corporate/Commercial Education Lawyer (6 years + PQE) to join the Universities and Higher Education Team in their Birmingham, Leeds or Manchester office. The successful candidate will have gained experience in a mid to top tier commercial practice specialising in corporate/commercial transactional work with either existing education sector experience or a desire to specialise in this area. An understanding of charity law and its applicability to exempt charities and the corporate structures utilised in the education sector (i.e chartered and statutory corporations and companies limited by guarantee) would be desirable for the role, although training and support to develop sector knowledge will be provided in a coaching environment. Candidates must be technically excellent, commercially-minded and have strong problem-solving and drafting skills. They will be team players, adaptable and able to think ‘outside-of-the-box’. They will be enthusiastic about developing knowledge of the education sector and business development,

The role would involve undertaking a varied caseload of corporate/commercial advice primarily for clients in the higher education sector. The firm has a fantastic training and development platform, with an excellent remuneration package on offer. For more information, please contact QC Legal on 0161 880 0118