Newly Qualified Corporate Solicitor

Newly Qualified Corporate Solicitor

Job Category: Newly Qualified Solicitor Solicitor
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Cardiff Hybrid

About Acuity Law 

Acuity Law is a dynamic law firm with a modern organisational structure and an agile, fluid team-centric model. Not held back by tradition, we are always looking to improve our client service and grow our community of lawyers. 

We are a team of instinctively commercial lawyers, passionate about delivering the best legal service with our people and our clients at the heart of everything we do. 

We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional legal services to our diverse client portfolio which includes multinational corporations, SMEs, and start-ups. Our firm is renowned for its collaborative and dynamic work environment, fostering growth and innovation.

Job Overview

We are seeking a highly motivated and ambitious Newly Qualified Corporate Solicitor to join our market-leading Corporate team. This is an exciting opportunity for a recently qualified solicitor to launch their legal career within a supportive and forward-thinking firm. You will be working alongside seasoned professionals on high-profile transactions, gaining invaluable experience and exposure to a wide range of corporate matters.

As a key member of the team, you will assist in advising a wide range of clients, working with start-ups, high-growth companies, and large corporations on complex and high-value corporate transactions. These will include corporate finance & joint ventures with mergers, acquisition & disposals, partnering arrangements, management buy-outs, buy-ins, business transfers and restructuring and PE & VC investments. 

Key Accountabilities

To play a pivotal role in the Corporate team, helping to drive market share and brand presence, managing a varied caseload of corporate matters and working with the wider business.

  • To provide commercially astute, pragmatic and legally sound company law and business advice
  • To comply and adhere with all required processes, policies and procedures ensuing full compliance with all regulatory & firm legislation 
  • To act as a role model and champion Acuity values both internally and externally 
  • Contribute to Acuity’s strategic and business planning in addition to the Corporate Team’s other strategies and plans 
  • Keep up to date with key legal and business news
  • Engage with existing and new clients, building first-class and trusted relationships
  • Collaborate with peers and colleagues within the Corporate team and the wider business

Essential Skills 

  • A qualified Solicitor in England & Wales
  • Experience gained within a Corporate team at a City/national firm
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Commercially astute with sound judgement skills and knowledge of running due diligence and disclosure processes
  • A keen interest driving and participating in team business development initiatives
  • Proactive ‘Can do’ attitude with a flexible approach to working under pressure

Personal Qualities

  • Able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills
  • Diligent, rigorous, and consultative approach to work
  • Supportive of team members
  • Transparent in approach
  • Ability to be discrete and confidential
  • Collaborative and entrepreneurial mindset

What We Offer

  • Competitive Salary:  Attractive remuneration package commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Professional Development:  Continuous learning opportunities, including in-house training programs and sponsorship for further qualifications.
  • Career Progression: Clear pathways for advancement within the firm, supported by mentoring from senior lawyers.
  • Work-Life Balance: Flexible working arrangements and a supportive environment promoting well-being.
  • Inclusive Culture: A diverse and inclusive workplace where individuality is celebrated and everyone feels valued.

Join Acuity Law and be part of a team where your skills and ambitions are nurtured and your success is our priority.

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