Company: Shakespeare Martineau
Closing date: 30/11/2021
Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Team: Commercial Property and Development
Location: Milton Keynes
The opportunity

Are you an ambitious Corporate Solicitor with an interest in developing a specialism? Keen to join an expanding team and be at the heart of something exciting? Looking for plenty of client interaction?

We have big plans, a great team spirit and fantastic clients with long-standing and loyal relationships. Working alongside Jordan Glackin and the team, the role is to provide corporate advice and solutions to our clients with a focus on healthcare matters, predominantly M&A work.

This is a great time to join us and we’re keen to help you own and shape your career!

Your key duties will be:

  • working as part of a team to provide assistance on a range of Corporate work within our healthcare team with a weighting towards M&A activity
  • assisting on broad range of deals from the straightforward to the large and complex
  • providing excellent service to our clients and helping to develop and strengthen these relationships

Skills and experience you will have:

  • we’re quite open on the amount of experience you will already have but it is essential that you do have previous relevant experience in Corporate work (if NQ level this will have been gained during your training contract)
  • an enthusiasm to deliver a great service to our clients every time
  • a good grounding and interest in this area of law with a desire to specialise
  • strong IT skills
  • the ability to work to tight deadlines efficiently
  • a high degree of initiative and the ability to cope in a high performance environment
  • excellent organisational and prioritising skills
  • excellent communication 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, Leicester, London, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Solihull, Stratford-upon-Avon, Lincoln, Sheffield and Glasgow. This role will be a mix of home-based working, with travel as required into our Milton Keynes hub.

Find out more about us:

It’s the people at Shakespeare Martineau that make us so special. By understanding what our people want, giving them the support they need, recognising everyone’s contribution and realising the unique power of teams, together we win.   As a firm we are focused on proactively building and developing diverse teams, bringing different backgrounds, personalities and perspectives together. We play to our strengths, pushing ourselves to be consistently better than yesterday and deliver amazing solutions for our clients. We empower our teams with a high degree of individual responsibility; we self-manage and encourage everyone to be responsible for their own learning, knowing it makes us even better at what we do!    

We believe in trusting our people to make the right decisions for themselves, from when and where you work, to how you dress; we focus on outputs.  

Want to find more about our amazing benefits?

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.

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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.