Lawyer | Corporate/M&A | 2-4 PQE

LegalVision Published: December 18, 2022
Location
Manchester, United Kingdom
Job Type

Description

Legal Vision is a market disruptor in the commercial legal services industry. Our mission is to power the success of every business by delivering legal support that is proactive, affordable and commercial. Our innovative membership model and custom-built technology allow our lawyers to provide a faster, better quality and more cost-effective client experience. After experiencing great success and rapid growth in Australia and New Zealand, we launched in the UK in 2022 and are looking to further grow our Manchester based team! If you are excited about the prospect of being a part of an innovative and disruptive business that offers challenging work, a fast-paced start-up environment, and impressive professional development opportunities, then joining our team will be the perfect career move!

The Opportunity: We are looking for a 2-4 PQE UK qualified lawyer to join our Corporate team. In this position, you will assist our growing number of clients with a varied range of corporate work as we have clients that span the lifecycle of a business - from company incorporations to exits. Ideally, we are also looking for a lawyer who is also willing to be flexible and to assist our other practice areas from time to time, including commercial contracts, IP and employment. This is an opportunity to practice law differently - without the inflexibility, micromanagement and face time of traditional law firms - whilst continuing to work on challenging matters with interesting clients. You’ll enjoy the benefits of autonomy and flexibility, whilst working alongside legal experts who genuinely care about and are invested in your professional growth.

How You'll Help Clients:

  • Assisting with M&A transactions, including business sales and share sales, and drafting and negotiating share/business sale agreements and ancillary documents.
  • Providing business structuring advice and assisting with company incorporations.
  • Drafting shareholders agreements and articles of association to protect the interests of founders and investors.
  • Advising in relation to the different employee share schemes available to a company, and drafting employee share scheme documents, including EMI option plan agreements.
  • Working on general corporate structuring matters, including share splits and share conversions.
  • Assisting with capital raises on both the company and investor side, including negotiating subscription and shareholders agreements.

The Ideal Candidate Qualified: A UK qualified mid-level lawyer (2-4 PQE) with demonstrated experience in assisting commercial clients in a variety of corporate advisory and transactional matters.

  • Attentive: Brilliant attention to detail; nothing ever slips through the cracks.
  • Efficient: Prioritises effectively; focuses on what matters; works productively.
  • Commercial: Demonstrates business acumen; cares about business growth (including helping to grow LegalVision further).
  • Collaborative: Gets a kick out of working with smart, fun and passionate people and learning from them. Adaptable: Grasps new concepts quickly; improves every day; goes with the flow.
  • Service Orientated: Loves assisting clients and providing an amazing experience.
  • Optimistic: Sees the best in situations; is solutions focused; never gives up.

The Perks: Fast-paced startup environment with accelerated growth opportunities for high performers. Talented and energetic teammates across the UK, Australia and New Zealand. No suits, and no unrealistic billable hour targets!25 days holiday (excluding bank holidays) plus contractual sick pay. Annual budget to spend on external learning and development. Regular team socials, drinks and meals.Paid volunteering, birthday, and parental leave. Vibrant office environment in Ancoats + WFH options.

Apply Today! If this sounds like your kind of role, we’d love to hear from you! Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and will close once the role is filled, so apply early to avoid missing out. A note to recruiters: we’re all over this role, so there’s no need for you to get in touch. LegalVision does not accept unsolicited CVs or responsibility for any fees related to unsolicited CVs. Thanks! View our Recruitment Privacy Notice for information on how we handle your personal data.

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