Corporate Solicitor (not for profit), 0-3PQE, Birmingham
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
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.
You would need the following skill set:
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
Experience in advising charities
Experience in some finance/banking beneficial
Confident at speaking with clients, presenting and natural