Senior/Principal Associate - Corporate - Cambridge

Location: United Kingdom
Office: Cambridge
Discipline: Corporate & commercial
Contact name: Aimee Kaja

Contact email: [email protected]
Contact phone: 0161 234 8727
Vacancy reference: 021589
Closing date: 07 June 2024

What does the role involve?

We need a Corporate Solicitor to join our growing Corporate Team, based in our Cambridge office. You will undertake a broad mix of corporate work including M&A, corporate finance, equity capital markets, private equity, joint ventures and general corporate advisory work. You will advise clients ranging from start-ups through to substantial private companies and PLCs on a broad range of corporate issues and transactions and much of your work will have an international aspect. 

What experience is required?

You will ideally have a minimum of 6 years PQE, gained within the Corporate field. You will have a good background in transactional work. You will also be able to demonstrate an understanding of, and an interest in business development.

What skills and attributes would I need?

  • Experience of transactional work
  • Evidence of understanding what is needed to help grow and develop a corporate practice
  • Willingness to initiate and participate in marketing and business development activities
  • Technically strong
  • Excellent drafting and verbal/written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good time and file management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team skills

Who will I be working with?

You will be joining an 8 partner team in Cambridge, working alongside  Tom Pickthorn,  Stephen Hamilton and  Dona Ardeman, to name a few. You will also work with members of the wider corporate team nationally, which has 24 partners. The NSL is supported by professional support lawyers.

Pre-employment screening

Please note that, in the event that we make an offer for a role, we will conduct pre-employment screening that includes, but is not limited to, a basic DBS check, right to work check, any disciplinary history recorded with the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and a self-declaration to assess your character and suitability for the role.  A full policy of the screening the firm undertakes is available on request.

Disclosure and barring service check and security clearance

This post is also subject to a satisfactory response from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) (to check for any previous criminal convictions and cautions) and, given the nature of the work-type, you may also be required to undergo national security vetting to SC level – the latter can be undertaken following commencement of employment.

And finally

Mills & Reeve is committed to building a diverse workforce and fostering an inclusive environment in which all our people can thrive. We hire people from a wide variety of backgrounds because it makes our firm stronger, and we have a collaborative culture that celebrates different perspectives and values respect for one another, working together, and openness and integrity. Our approach to flexible working means that we work in a way that achieves the right balance for our people, our clients and for our business.