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SJP Law Solicitors in Hull and East Yorkshire

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At SJP Law we provide our clients with the right guidance and advice so that they achieve the best outcome. Our aim is to forge lasting relationships, and we’ve been successfully supporting clients for over 160 years.

We are not looking for short term appointments – we want high-quality personnel who will stay with us for many years, becoming an integral part of the team and embracing the firm’s values in the process.

Post Title:      Solicitor / Legal Executive (Corporate / Commercial)

As part of our strategic plan for expansion, we are recruiting for experienced, talented and enthusiastic individuals to join our Company Commercial teams in both Hull and York. 

We are seeking technically sound candidates with experience of advising on a range of corporate and commercial matters, including asset and business sales, M&As, re-organisations, shareholder agreements and investments, within a variety of sectors.  

In addition to the requisite technical skills, you will be an ambitious self starter who is well connected and enjoys business development activities.   

We are especially interested to hear from candidates motivated to progress their careers with the drive and capability to realise growth for the firm.

What we will do for you:

You can expect to be challenged with complex legal work.  Whilst we expect a lot, we really value our team members. We want our staff to stay with us for the long term, and we work hard to create a culture and environment that people flourish in.

In return for your expertise and dedication, we will provide you with the support required to help you succeed as a trusted adviser to clients and professional contacts alike.

We invest in technology to develop and refine our sophisticated work management software and communication networks.  This provides you with the time and flexibility to concentrate on what matters most.

Our history of investing in people and our proven track record when it comes to training, will give you the opportunity to enjoy a successful career and progress at SJP Law.

The candidate:

  • Qualified Solicitor or FILEX  (5+ years PQE, no upper limit)
  • Commercially minded with business development skills to support plans for growth and develop your own career.
  • Some following is preferred.
  • Excellent technical, IT, client care and communication skills
  • Able to lead on transactional and advisory corporate and commercial legal work, whilst knowing when to ask for supervision
  • Self motivated and professional

The offer:

In exchange for your hard work and commitment, we offer:

  • A competitive remuneration package and additional benefits
  • A supportive and friendly working environment
  • The opportunity to work for a firm that prides itself on top quality, complex and challenging work
  • Excellent training and a structured approach to personal development through our competency framework 

How to apply:

To apply please submit a full CV and a cover letter to Ms Kirsty Cuckson, Human Resources Manager, SJP Law, 5 Parliament Street, Hull HU1 2AZ.  Alternatively, you can send these via email: kcu@sjplaw.co.uk  

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