Junior Corporate Solicitor

Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £65000 - £75000
Reference 18810_1719212402

A prestigious Legal 500 law firm in London is seeking a Junior Corporate Solicitor with up to 2 years of post-qualification experience (PQE) to join their dynamic team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a solicitor to work with a leading firm known for its excellence in the legal industry.

The Junior Corporate Solicitor's Role

The successful Junior Corporate Solicitor will join a firm renowned for its positive work culture and commitment to professional development. Working directly with the lead Partner, this is an opportunity to assume a key role in the growth and development of these practice areas, gain experience across a broad range of advisory, regulatory, and transactional legal work, and ultimately become a recognised expert in specialist areas of law.

Core clients of the team include:

  • UK, US, and international professional services firms (notably law firms and accountancy practices)
  • Financial services and investment firms (including hedge funds, investment managers, corporate and debt advisory firms, and private equity houses)
  • Other owner-led / people businesses - including in the creative industries
  • Member organisations structured as companies limited by guarantee

The range of work undertaken by the team is diverse and challenging, and will include advising on the following:


  • LLP formations and structures
  • LLP and Partnership Agreements
  • Governance and constitutional arrangements
  • Profit sharing and goodwill / tenancy models
  • Restrictive covenants and other business protections
  • LLP Member / Partner issues, including partner admissions, duties, liability risks and protections, incapacity, succession planning and performance management
  • UK and international M&A, disposals and restructurings
  • Investments in and acquisitions of law firms, accountancy practices, and other professional services firms
  • LLP / company conversions


  • LLP Member / Partner exits - expulsions, compulsory retirements and negotiated exits
  • LLP Member / Partner misconduct issues
  • Team moves and enforcement of restrictive covenants and other business protections


  • Advising professional services firms on SRA, IPReg, Law Society of Scotland, ICAEW, FRC and international regulatory, structuring, and conduct issues (including new firm authorisation and change of control approvals)
  • A key focus of the team is SRA regulation, with work ranging from advising on new firm approvals, conflict and confidentiality issues, through to misconduct, investigations and reporting

The successful candidate will benefit from one-to-one training and support, and will be expected to grow into the role as their knowledge and experience develops. They will be encouraged to work with and gain experience in other complementary practice areas, including workplace investigations and corporate transactions.

The Junior Corporate Solicitor

  • NQ-3 years PQE in corporate law within a reputable law firm
  • Strong experience in handling complex corporate transactions
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proven track record of building and maintaining client relationships
  • High level of professionalism and ethical standards
  • Excellent academics and strong interpersonal skills
  • Previous experience of LLPs & Partnerships and/or SRA regulation is helpful but not a prerequisite

In Return?

  • Competitive salary within the range of £65,000 - £75,000
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, pension scheme, and bonus opportunities
  • Generous annual leave and additional perks such as flexible working arrangements
  • Continuous professional development and career progression opportunities
  • Engaging and supportive work environment with regular social events

If you are a Solicitor considering your career opportunities, please contact Matthew Markham at Brandon James.

01628 367045

Ref: # 18810

Junior Corporate Solicitor / Corporate Law / Legal 500 / London Solicitor / Mergers and Acquisitions / Corporate Transactions / Legal Career Opportunities/ Lawyer