Corporate Solicitor

  • Location: Guildford or Southampton
  • Permanent
  • Deadline: 21/01/2022

About the role

What are we looking for?

This is a new role within our Corporate team due to growth. This position can be based in Guildford or Southampton, as we are looking for the right person to join our team and for it to also be right for you.
Who does our Corporate team act for?

We are trusted advisers for:
• Owner-managed businesses with a turnover of up to around £10m.
• SMEs with a turnover of between £10m and £100m.
• Owners of the above businesses, who are typically seasoned entrepreneurs.
• Serial acquirers, many of whom are private equity backed.
• PLCs – especially AIM-listed and those using larger and City firms who are looking to lower costs.
What are our sector specialisms?
• Technology – i.e. all activities around digital technology and information processed digitally.
• Financial Services.
• Healthcare.
• Life Sciences – i.e. all activities around the provision of medical devices and drugs.
• Industrials and Manufacturing.
• Real Estate.
• Retail, Leisure and Hospitality.
• Telecommunications and Media.

Key tasks will include:

We are seeking a 1 to 4 year qualified solicitor to join our top tier Legal 500 Corporate team to work on a wide range of matters, including:


·         Mergers, acquisitions and disposals.

·         Management buy-outs and buy-ins.

·         Private equity.

·         Debt and other fundraisings.

·         Joint ventures.

·         Corporate reorganisations and restructurings.

·         LLPs.

·         Shareholders agreements.

·         Option and employee incentivisation schemes.


What we look for:

You will have gained experience at a leading regional or London firm and be ready for the next step in your career. You will be working within a large, dynamic and collaborative team in a fun and supportive environment. Experience of share transactions is important to be considered for this vacancy. Working at Moore Barlow and why should you apply? The Moore Barlow culture is open, diverse, and inclusive; it’s an environment of belonging, where people can thrive and be the best version of themselves. We strive to nurture our people and offer enjoyable, fulfilling, and sustainable careers. This includes providing the best training, great pay and rewards, a fantastic set of values, and more control over work life balance. We offer a “hybrid” way of working and will consult with you so that it’s a balance between personal and business needs and we also offer great benefits including Private Medical Insurance, Income Protection, Life Assurance and Pension. We’ve also won awards! Named as one of the top 200 law firms in the UK in The Times Best Law Firms 2021 list, we have also been widely recognised in Legal 500 UK 2021, the UKs leading guide to law firms, as 8 of our practise areas have been ranked Top Tier. We are inspired by people who want to make a meaningful difference. As an employee, it’s important to understand the strategic direction of the firm, and your role in helping to achieve it. We encourage our people to be open about their ideas and views and to tell us what they think. Everyone at Moore Barlow has a part to play in our success. Interested in a career at Moore Barlow? Please send your CV and cover letter to the Talent Acquisition team at recruitment@moorebarlow.com Your personal data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. It is our policy to provide equal opportunities for all employees and prospective employees in relation to recruitment, training and promotion. Decisions in these areas will be made by reference to the requirements of the job and shall not be influenced by any consideration of ethnic origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation or disability.

How to apply

Interested in a career at Moore Barlow? Please send your CV and cover letter to the Human Resources team at recruitment@moorebarlow.com

We welcome and encourage a diverse workforce and ask that all prospective candidates complete our diversity questionnaire. Please submit this along with their CV and cover letter.

Your personal data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy.

It is our policy to provide equal opportunities for all employees and prospective employees in relation to recruitment, training and promotion. Decisions in these areas will be made by reference to the requirements of the job and shall not be influenced by any consideration of ethnic origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation or disability.


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