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Job Title Professional Support Lawyer (Corporate)
Job Location Cheltenham

Professional Support Lawyer ( 12 month fixed term contract)

Cheltenham or London

The firm

We're a law firm that specialises in media, technology and intellectual property. We advise clients on the financing, exploitation and protection of their creative and commercial assets. Our mission is to help clients to realise the value of their ideas in a digital age. For more information, see www.wiggin.co.uk.

Our firm is on a sustained upwards trajectory and has doubled in size, both in revenue terms and lawyer numbers since 2015. Recent milestones on our path to becoming the destination law firm for a digital world includes the combination with computer games law firm, Purewal & Partners, and the launch of a new telecoms team, and expanding our Brussels office with local experts.

Our culture is unique among law firms - both in what we expect from our people and the way we create value in the industries we serve. We empower people, expect commitment and excellence, and celebrate when we achieve it.

Our values are at the heart of everything that we do and define Wiggin as a workplace: being visionary, authentic, unified, responsible and excellent across-the-board.

There isn't a typical Wiggin person. We aim to build teams that are diverse in thought, perspective and experience to provide a more rounded service to our internal and external clients.

The team

Our corporate lawyers have many collective years of experience advising media and technology companies on a broad range of corporate and corporate finance transactions. We regularly work on investments, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures in this space. We now have a fantastic opportunity for a professional support lawyer to join our growing corporate team.

The role

We are looking for a PSL to join our corporate team on a 12 month fixed term contract to manage and review our corporate precedent bank. The candidate should have 4+ years of precedent experience, ideally in corporate or M&A. Precedents include:

  • buy side and sell side share purchase agreements
  • buy side and sell side asset/business purchase agreements
  • subscription and shareholders agreements
  • private company articles of association
  • Attention to detail, the ability to work autonomously and excellent organisational skills are a requirement for this role.

Wiggin prides itself on acting for industry leaders across its sectors of focus while maintaining a unique culture which seeks to provide its employees with a truly enjoyable and rewarding working environment.

Wiggin provides a fantastic opportunity for individuals to progress their career within a collaborative team, and we are looking for people who are excited by the opportunity to contribute to that growth, whilst developing their own expertise.

If you are able to demonstrate the requisite experience and would like to be considered for the role, please apply without hesitation.