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Role Description

This is a great opportunity for an Associate or Senior Associate Solicitor to join our expanding  Corporate team based in Reading. 

The ideal candidate will be well organised with a keen eye for detail, proactive and, most importantly, a team player. This role would ideally suit a Solicitor with 3 – 5  years’ PQE experience who is looking to grow their career at a leading independent law firm where they will be supported and encouraged to play a leading role in advising large corporate clients (often international organisations), ambitious investee companies and high net worth individuals on M&A, early stage investments, reorganisations, shareholder arrangements, option schemes and other day-to-day corporate law matters.

As an organisation we are also happy to offer this role on a hybrid or remote model, making it the perfect opportunity for a professional looking to add more flexibility to their home/work life and the opportunity to join our team regardless of their current location.

Experience/ Attributes required

  • Corporate Law Solicitor with 3 – 5 years PQE or equivalent
  • The ability to work independently, without close supervision, as well as part of a team
  • Strong legal and project management skills with an eye for detail
  • The ability to consistently meet deadlines and to manage competing priorities
  • Excellent communication, time management and interpersonal skills
  • Good client relationship skills
  • An enthusiasm for business development.

Work type:

  • Assisting and advising on all aspects of company law, private company mergers and acquisitions, early stage investment transactions and MBOs and MBIs, joint ventures and investor/shareholders' agreements, articles of association and other constitutional documents, demergers, company reconstructions and reorganisations.

Benefits

  • 25 days annual leave, 8 bank holidays, additional leave for Christmas closure, an additional day’s holiday for your birthday and the opportunity to purchase up to 5 days.
  • Pension scheme with a 4% employer contribution
  • Life Assurance – 5 x final salary
  • Travel season ticket loan scheme
  •  Cycle to work scheme
  • Weekly wellbeing hour (non contractual)
  • Bring your dog to work (non contractual)
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Cash back medical plan
  • Social committee events 
  • 1 day per annum charity work

Team structure

  • 2 x Partners
  • 2 x Senior Associates
  • 2 x Solicitors
  • 1 x Paralegal/ Secretary

Other information

Boyes Turner’s Employment team is ranked in Tier 1 by Legal 500.  Its partners are recognized as experts in their field. The Group is innovative and seeking to find ways of developing its offering and services to clients harnessing all modern technologies. We have excellent working conditions with a progressive and forward thinking management team.

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We have been voted as the leading UK regional law firm to work for in the South East by the Best Company Survey published by the Sunday Times in 2006 and best law firm to work for in the South East for three years in a row.

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