Corporate Solicitor (no agencies)

Term: Permanent
Department: Corporate
Location: London
The Team

The Corporate Group acts for a wide range of clients in all industry sectors ranging from multinational companies and government enterprises to entrepreneurs.

Due to continued Firm growth we are looking to recruit a talented corporate solicitor to join this market leading team.

Responsibilities

Working closely with the partners and involving high levels of direct client contact, the work will include:

  • M&A work for UK and international clients
  • Advising on IPOs and secondary fundraisings
  • Establishment of UK operations for overseas clients
  • Drafting, especially of sale and purchase agreements, subscription and shareholder agreements
  • Group structuring and restructuring
  • Joint ventures
  • General corporate work.
Key Skills & Experience
  • Qualified lawyer with good experience gained in a well rated practice..
  • Corporate M&A / ECM experience.
  • Relevant ‘hands-on’ work experience
  • Proven project and time management skills
  • A confident and professional manner

The Firm

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technology, finance & financial services, energy & natural resources, life sciences and media.

Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley and China colleagues. We also work in a number of other jurisdictions through dedicated country teams.

Among our clients we count social media sites and high street coffee chains as well as pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and technology leaders.

Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget.

Our network has more than 1,550 people working across 25 offices providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.

We operate across our offices in Belgium, China, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom and United States.

In June 2019, Fieldfisher was awarded a 5 star ranking for client service by The Legal 500. It was one of only five firms in the top 25 list of UK-headquartered firms to receive 5 stars based on client feedback.

2018 saw Fieldfisher named Law Firm of the year at the Legal Business Awards. In 2017, we were named Law Firm of the Year in Western Germany at the Juve Awards, and Law firm of the Year at the British Legal Awards.

The firm was ranked in the list of top 20 most innovative law firms in Europe in the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards 2018.

Fieldfisher's Condor Alternative Legal Solutions won the award for ‘New Business and Service Delivery Models’ at the FT Innovative Lawyers Europe Awards 2017. We also won Personal Injury Team of the Year at the Solicitors Journal Awards 2017.