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Manager - KPMG Law, Corporate Team - Manchester

Date: Nov 17, 2021

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Legal, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.

With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.
Job Description:

KPMG Law has an exciting opportunity for a mid-level corporate lawyer with an enthusiastic and entrepreneurial mindset to join its expanding Northern team, based in Leeds, to focus on legal solutions for private enterprise clients.

The Team:
KPMG Law is a disrupter in the legal services industry offering legal advisory services combined with new law and technology driven offerings and multi-disciplinary solutions. Our lawyers have the benefit of being part of an exciting start-up business within a leading global professional services firm.
The successful candidate will have broad experience across M&A, equity investments and joint ventures, equity incentive arrangements and corporate reorganisations. gained at a national or other high-quality practice and be:
• an entrepreneurial self-starter who is excited by the opportunity to provide multi-disciplinary legal services in a different environment and manner while delivering a great service to clients
• able to understand the legal solution within the wider picture and who is keen to become a more rounded business adviser
• a driven and proactive team player who enjoys working with people from different backgrounds and disciplines and is keen to assist with the development of a new regional team
• a relationship builder who can spot and develop new opportunities and client relationships both within the KPMG network and externally
• a good technical lawyer with a solid knowledge of the Companies Act
The role will involve:
• providing corporate legal advice on a broad range of client solutions spanning mergers and acquisitions, equity investments, joint ventures and equity incentive arrangements, as well as corporate reorganisations, and corporate advisory projects
• building relationships with other KPMG teams and KPMG clients to develop and provide multi-disciplinary solutions
• project managing and driving projects to conclusion
• training and mentoring more junior team members

It is expected that the successful applicant will be an English-qualified solicitor with a minimum of 4 years’ PQE experience, gained in the UK at a reputable firm (but applicants with other suitable experience will also be considered). Strong academic, technical, and personal skills are essential.

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