23 Feb, 2021

Associate Solicitor – Corporate and Commercial

  • GL Law
  • Bristol, UK
Full time Solicitor

Job Description

GL Law (a trading name of Gregg Latchams Limited) provides a high quality, personal legal service using modern technology and communications media. Our Corporate business services focus is on looking after the needs of SME and owner managed businesses and their owners.

We are seeking to recruit an Associate Solicitor to join our Corporate and Commercial team, both working remotely and within our Bristol office.

The successful candidate will join a busy team with an established and growing reputation, a challenging workload from a varied client base and a supportive team spirit.

The Role:

The role will require an individual to undertake fee earning work in the Corporate and Commercial department as well as supporting the Digital Marketing and Technology, Food Drink and Hospitality and/or Manufacturing and Supply Chain sectors.

The incumbent will need to get involved in the development and work of the department by maintaining excellent relationships with our current clients as well as contributing to business development.

What are we looking for?

  • Qualified Solicitors (4/8 years PQE)
  • Thorough experience in Corporate and Commercial law.
  • Knowledge of company and contract law with a track record of assisting M&A deals.
  • An excellent knowledge of contracts, research and drafting skills and a good working knowledge of relevant regulations.
  • A confident approach and capability to deal with difficult situations, remaining robust under pressure.
  • A commitment to being involved in marketing and business development activities.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and work to tight deadlines whilst always ensuring high standards of quality and accuracy.
  • Self-motivated and clear thinking, able to carry out case work accurately and with minimal supervision.
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral at all levels with clients, staff and others.
  • Ability to work within a team.
  • Ability to work with minimal administrative assistance.

What we offer:

Hours: 37.5 hour working week, Monday to Friday (full time)

Contract: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Pension: 4% pension contribution

Pay: Monthly

Holiday: 27 days per annum

Flexible working

Development opportunities 

For a copy of the full job description, or for an informal chat about this opportunity, please contact us on hr@gl.law.  

Background:

GL Law (a trading name of Gregg Latchams Limited) is a national firm providing a wide range of legal services to both personal individuals and businesses. With roots dating back to the 1600’s, our headquarters are based in Bristol on prestigious Queen Square.

We are proud of our heritage and the reputation we have earned from always putting clients first. Personal relationships are key to our success and we strive to remain focused on caring for both our clients and our staff as the GL Law business grows.

Our mantra is simply ‘We deliver. We care.’ Every member of our team must deliver to the very best of their ability and be prepared to go the extra mile for both colleagues and clients.

With a growing market presence and the support of two sister companies, GL Business Consultancy and GL Integrity Financial Planning, the future of GL Law is bright and offers exciting opportunities to individuals who share in our vision and drive.

 

Equal opportunities:

GL Law is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Experience

PQE 4, PQE 5, PQE 6-9

Competitive Salary

Yes

Sector

Commercial, Corporate

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