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Greenwoods Solicitors
Location: Peterborough
Job type: Permanent
Category: Solicitor Jobs
Solicitor Corporate & Commercial 0 - 2 Years PQE - Peterborough

Department Corporate & Commercial

PQE range 0 - 2 Years PQE

Reporting to Director within Corporate & Commercial

Hours Full time: Monday - Friday (9:00am - 5:30pm)

Location Based in our Peterborough office but with an opportunity for some work from
our other offices.

The The role is for a solicitor who has specialised in Corporate & Commercial work, Opportunity including mergers & acquisitions and commercial contracts and advice. The role
involves: • the opportunity to be involved in interesting and varied client

work • develop long term relationships with clients, referrers of work and
others; • assisting on and leading transactions; • providing advice on contracts of many types; • client contact, so a customer focused approach is key.

As with all members of the team, you will be involved in business development
as well as providing legal advice.

The Team Our Corporate & Commercial team has a strong reputation within the region and
has strong long lasting relationships with great clients and effective multipliers.

The team specialises in mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations and
drafting/advising on a wide range of business contracts. Key facts • The team currently consists of 6: three directors, one associate, one

solicitor and one trainee. • The team works across our three offices, in Peterborough, Cambridge
and London. • Our client base includes listed companies, other PLCs, large private
companies, owner-managed businesses and high growth start-up
businesses. • We also advise national and local charities and organisations in the
education sector. • Our work has great variety ranging across a large number of business
sectors. We have particular expertise in advising clients in the media,
food, technology, education, construction and manufacturing sectors. • The Legal 500 2016 rates us as a first-tier firm for our Corporate &
Commercial advice.

We place significant emphasis on building long term relationships with our

The team consists of skilled and specialist lawyers who are focused on providing
an outstanding service to our clients and who take pride and satisfaction from making a difference to clients’ businesses. And enjoy doing this with a smile. Greenwoods Solicitors LLP Peterborough | Cambridge | London

August 2017


Ideal candidate
Our ideal candidate has: • specialised in, or had good exposure to and involvement in corporate

and commercial work during their career to date; • displayed a passion for this area of work; • good drafting skills and is able to express himself/herself in legal
documents and in general in plain English; • experience of working in a corporate and commercial department in a
reputable commercial law firm; • a hard-working approach and is a bright networker; • an interest in business and is keen to learn.

As you will expect, our ideal candidate will also: • be able to prioritise workloads whilst remaining resilient under
pressure and competing demands; • be self-motivated and capable of working to deadlines; • be a team player whilst also able to work alone; • enjoy building relationships across our teams and locations and be
able to do so quickly; • possess strong communication skills, a flexible approach and a
willingness and desire to help grow the team; • have a strong belief in delivering excellent client service. Interviews First interviews will be carried out by the Head of our Corporate & Commercial

Department and a member of the HR team.

Second interviews will include an opportunity to meet the team.

To apply for this role send your CV with a covering letter to our HR Officer, Rosa Preston. You can You can apply via the link below or send them by post to:
Greenwoods Solicitors LLP, Monkstone House, City Road, Peterborough, PE1 1JE Greenwoods Solicitors LLP Peterborough | Cambridge | London
August 2017


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