28 Mar, 2024

Business Team 3-5 year PQE

  • Birkett Long
  • Hybrid (Chelmsford, UK)
Full time Solicitor

Job Description

We have a full time vacancy for an experienced 3 – 5  years PQE Solicitor to join our highly regarded Commercial and Corporate Finance Business team. The position is based in our Chelmsford office and, subject to work commitments, there will be the opportunity for some working from home, if desired, in line with the Firm’s working from home guidelines.

You will be part of our multidisciplinary Business Team and demonstrate an aptitude for corporate commercial work.  You should have experience of handling transactions, advising on corporate structures, drafting commercial contracts, shareholder agreements and terms of business. 

Ideally you will have experience in or an interest in developing a specialism within the Corporate Commercial arena. The team currently advises a wide range of charities, clubs and not for profit organisations, has a strong presence in the health care sector and is developing a technology and IT offering.  An interest in one of these sectors or another would be advantageous and the Firm has a record of investing time and resource into helping people develop their own particular niche specialisms. 

The Team

Our highly regarded team acts for a variety of clients from SME’s to multinational corporations. Team Members include Leading Individuals and Next Generation Partners within the Legal 500 rankings. The team has a vast array of experience and knowledge which it is keen to share with new members to assist in developing their practice. 

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have proven experience in handling a busy caseload, whilst all the while delivering excellent customer service, and a minimum of 3 years PQE. 

You will have the ability to deliver succinct high quality advice, excellent client and team communication skills, drafting and negotiation skills and a desire to play a key role in the future development of the firm and the team. 

You will need to use your own initiative and provide good succinct commercial advice to clients. You will be computer literate, able to use a case management system and be able to type. 

The role will involve marketing and business development and therefore the ideal candidate must be flexible enough to work outside normal office hours when required and preferably have their own vehicle as well as a clean driving licence.

This role is an excellent opportunity for progression. 

Birkett Long offers a competitive package, details of which can be found here what do we offer? - Birkett Long Solicitors

 If you believe you have the skills we are looking for please send your CV to:  Recruitment@birkettlong.co.uk

Staff Type

Legal Staff


PQE 3, PQE 4, PQE 5

Competitive Salary



Commercial, Corporate, Banking and Finance

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