11 months ago
Birketts is a full service, top 100 UK law firm, operating in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Ipswich, Norwich and the surrounding areas.
With a rich heritage spanning over 150 years we’ve built an enviable track record advising businesses, institutions and individuals in the UK and internationally.
Throughout our history our ethos has remained simple: we provide clear legal advice and value and insight to our clients.
We set out to truly understand our clients’ needs and help realise their ambitions.
We believe that through this approach and a combination of technical excellence and high quality service we can develop long-lasting partnerships and become our clients' solicitor of choice.
Top Ranked' Chambers 2018 and 'Top Tier' Legal 500 2017.
Birketts’ team of over 40 corporate lawyers has the legal expertise, range of experience and depth of resource to support and advise businesses on a wide variety of corporate transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and disposals, start-ups and new ventures, re-organisations, and private equity and venture capital fund-raisings. Our clients include entrepreneurs, private equity and venture capital funds and financial institutions, owner-managed and privately owned businesses, and UK and international public companies.
We advise clients across a range of sectors and at different stages in the business life cycle from start-ups to mergers and acquisitions, buy-outs and buy-ins, development capital fund raisings, re-financings and exits.
As well as UK deals, our team is experienced in dealing with international transactions, including acquisitions of overseas companies and disposals of UK companies to international buyers.
Additional support is provided to the corporate team by specialist tax, commercial, IP/IT, employment and property teams.
* Ensure you are aware of and comply with all information security policies of the organisation relevant to your business role;
* Report any actual or potential security breaches; and
* Contribute to risk assessment where required.
* All employees have the authority to act to prevent an information security incident from occurring or escalating, where possible.
We are looking to recruit a Solicitor/Associate with 3-5 years' experience gained within a highly regarded city, regional or national firm with a well-developed knowledge in corporate/corporate finance.
Our lawyers are proactively supported throughout their careers with an established career progression framework, technical and business skills training programmes and dedicated PSL support.
Competitive salary (dependent on experience/ability) and benefits including pension scheme, permanent health insurance, life assurance, individual bonus scheme, firm-wide profit share scheme, holiday from 25 days, cycle to work scheme and childcare vouchers.
We are committed to recruiting individuals on merits of suitability for each role, on the basis of qualifications and experience. All applications are treated fairly and equally regardless of sexual orientation, race, disability, religious beliefs and any other protected characteristic, ensuring that there are equal opportunities at all stages of the recruitment process.