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Job Title Corporate Solicitor (not for profit), 0-3PQE, Birmingham
Location Birmingham
Description

Bevan Brittan is a UK Top 100 law firm providing a comprehensive range of legal services from offices in Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds and London. The firm advises over 800 businesses and is market-leading across housing, health and social care and local and central government throughout the UK.

We employ over 450 staff, including 65 Partners and our award-winning teams provide commercial, corporate, property, regulatory, employment and litigation (commercial and clinical negligence) legal advice.

We are looking for a Solicitor at 0-3 years PQE to join us in Birmingham. The successful candidate will join our corporate team, working on corporate governance matters primarily for our housing sector clients.

The role would include working closely with the lead in this area to deliver strategic projects including mergers and joint ventures, and advisory work in relation to constitutional changes, establishing new corporate entities and governance best practice.

Whilst you would be part of a larger corporate department, this is an opportunity to work in a smaller team develop an area of strategic growth for the firm. The role offers plenty of opportunity to gain experience in business development.

The Individual

You would need the following skill set:

Essential

  • Interest in advising in the not-for-profit sector
  • Constitutional arrangements including advising on company law requirements and directors, trustees’ duties and responsibilities
  • Corporate transactional matters including group structures, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and collaborations
  • Self-motivated and proactive approach
  • Ability to manage own time efficiently
  • Excellent drafting and legal analysis skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Desirable

  • Experience in advising charities
  • Experience in some finance/banking beneficial
  • Confident at speaking with clients, presenting and natural rapport-building skills
  • Interest in strategic business development
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