If you are a corporate solicitor who is
ready to take on a new challenge with a regional firm who can truly
compete with London based firms, come and expand your
professional opportunities with a career at Ashfords.
Ashfords are a top 100 leading law firm. Our Technology practice are
Tier 1 ranked in both Legal 500 & Chambers. We are proud of what
we do - see what the directories have to say about the firm and this team;
'Strong team offering expertise in M&A, MBOs and
restructurings as part of a broad transactional practice. Notable
experience acting for national and international clients from the
financial services, retail and technology sectors, among others.
Specialist teams across the South West provide a full range of
corporate services throughout the region. Frequently handles
large-scale share transactions and significant venture capital work.'Chambers, 2022
Nationally ranked for venture capital practice: 'Respected
venture capital practice with a strong reputation in the South West.
Advises from both investor and company perspectives, and offers core
strength in the technology field. Exhibits particular expertise in
complex syndicated investment transactions.' Chambers, 2022
Culture is key at Ashfords and organic and sustainable growth is at
our core. The Bristol office has enjoyed significant growth over
recent years and we are continuing to expand our market leading
As a corporate lawyer, you understand the importance of choosing the
right business with which to align your career aspirations. At
Ashfords, you will benefit from professional development and
visibility on the path to advancing your career. You will be used to
staying calm under pressure and you will be joining a team where
colleagues will always be on hand to support you; we operate an open
door policy and collaborative working environment across the team and
demonstrate the ambition and drive to continually build upon your
skills and experience.
be able to demonstrate a client orientated approach and
exceptional team skills, you will have an enthusiastic, can-do attitude.
be ready to jump in and take on early responsibility to showcase
have the desire to work in a highly successful team.
be focused on delivering first-class client service.
contribute to the future success of the team.
demonstrate a strong understanding in
the areas of mergers, acquisitions, venture capital and private equity.
The team combine established corporate expertise with deep sector
knowledge across Technology, (FinTech, Cyber Security, IOT, SAAS)
Healthcare and Digital Health, Life Sciences along with a
collaborative approach to delivering first class client solutions
across their wide range of corporate clients, including scale-ups,
institutional investors, large privately owned companies, UK-listed
companies, and multi-nationals. Ashfords operate in a wide variety of
sectors which means there is plenty of opportunity to work with
colleagues across the firm.
There is no doubt that our work is exciting; we operate at the
forefront of a number of sector technologies and with emerging and
established enthusiastic clients. Working opposite leading London and
international firms, the range of work will challenge and develop your
professional skills whilst also making you proud of the work that you
are involved with.
Be part of a team that inspires each other
to be the best they can be, this is a great environment to develop
your career. We recognise people need to have fun at work and enjoy
what they do, it is the perfect firm for a corporate solicitor
looking for something different!
We are looking to bring in talented individuals at a number of levels
to support the future growth of the team.
Your role will be closely aligned with
your PQE and corporate experience to provide a full range of
corporate legal services across a blend of your own caseload along
with assisting on more complex matters enabling you to keep building
your corporate skill set.The team can offer excellent autonomy and
client contact from a very early stage.
The firm can offer the best
combination of office and agile working to support your ongoing career
development.You can expect a leading
regional salary, full benefitsand generous bonus package;
it's reassuring to know that your hard work is being recognised.
You'll also enjoy our range of flexible benefits, which include:
Private Health Insurance
Private Medical Insurance
25 days annual leave, all bank holidays plus your birthday off and
an extra day at Christmas. Your holiday entitlement increases with
length of service.
Holiday Purchase Scheme
Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Pay
Free Legal Services to Staff: Including wills and conveyancing
Medicash: Health care cash plan for employees
Find out more…
For an informal and confidential discussion about this opportunity,
please contact Toby Tompkins, email@example.com
Or apply now, and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible.