Corporate Solicitor

Date Posted: 02/12/2022

Location: Aberdeen

Job Description

Position Type: Full Time / Permanent
 
About us:

Aberdein Considine is a forward thinking, ambitious law firm, described by the Legal 500 guide as an “excellent proactive firm providing first-class service and advice”.  With over 500 Partners and staff across the UK, we offer property, legal and financial services to private and commercial clients from offices in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth, Stirling and Newcastle.

About the role:

We are looking for a talented and ambitious lawyer to join our growing Corporate team based in Aberdeen.

Our Legal 500 ranked Corporate team works with entrepreneurs, shareholders, management teams, SMEs, international businesses, banks and investors and advises on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters including mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, start-ups/scale-ups, equity investments, bank funding and commercial contracts.

The candidate will be given autonomy and hands-on client facing experience of transactions from start to finish working closely with the Partners in the Department to support our clients’ legal requirements.  There is a genuine opportunity for the right candidate to play a prominent role in transactional and other work and for career advancement with the Firm.

We enjoy what we do and working as a team to help our clients achieve their business goals and are looking for a candidate who shares our passion for this and who wants to learn, challenge and develop their skills in a fast-paced, exciting and rewarding environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  •  Assisting with project management of transactions and matters including collating input from professional advisers and colleagues internally
  • Assisting in drafting main transactional / complex legal documents (with partner-led guidance and supervision as appropriate)
  • Assisting in corporate transactions including undertaking / responding to due diligence enquiries and undertaking / reviewing disclosure aspects of a transaction, preparing and negotiating ancillary documents, assisting with completion meetings and completion process
  • Attending to client communications, by meeting, email, phone and video conferencing
  • Preparing reports and advice notes to clients on terms of legal documents
  • Assisting with company secretarial matters
  • Promoting the Department and the Firm through Business Development

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS
Essential
  • Bachelor of Laws – LL.B Scots Law & Diploma in Legal Practice
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Essential
  • NQ – 3 years post qualification experience in a Corporate Department
KNOWLEDGE
Essential
  • Knowledge and experience of company law and corporate transactions
  • Commercial and business awareness
APTITUDES
Essential
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills and time management
  • Ability to swiftly analyse situations and solve problems
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Enthusiastic and hardworking
  • Adaptable and accommodating
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good team player
 


How Do I Apply?

Online: Application Form

Download: Application Form

E-mail: hr@acandco.com

Mail: Human Resources Department
Aberdein Considine
5 - 9 Bon-Accord Crescent
Aberdeen
AB11 6DN