For DWF's high profile Leeds Corporate Team, we are seeking to recruit a Solicitor (0-3PQE). There has never been a more exciting time to join this growing and evolving team, which is going from strength to strength. We’re proud of our many long-term and developing client relationships. You will have the opportunity to work with these high-profile clients – domestically and internationally- from day one, as a member of a dynamic Leeds team and the international Corporate practice. This is a great opportunity for someone keen to work with and learn from the best! Be a part of our journey!
The Corporate team represents public and private companies from a variety of sectors, as well as private equity funders, financial institutions, management teams and public bodies. The work covers a mixture of private company and public company matters including mergers and acquisitions, re-structuring, capital markets and private equity.
We are keen to hear from a commercially astute corporate lawyer. You will be joining a friendly, supportive team, dedicated to excellent client service. We are seeking candidates with good presentation and client handling skills who are looking to join an environment where they can develop their career and be part of a team that will invest in them. The successful candidate will have the ability to work as part of a team in addition to being autonomous and confident working under their own initiative. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a drive to succeed and move their careers forward.
This role will also provide the successful candidate with the chance to work alongside Partners and lawyers in DWF's other specialist practice groups, both in Leeds and in our other offices, and offers unrivalled opportunities for career progression in a non-bureaucratic environment.
Life at DWF is both dynamic and fast paced so you will need to possess an entrepreneurial approach, be resilient and respond well to multiple levels of change.
Are you interested in joining a global legal business and help us define a future vision? Then get in touch with us, we would love to hear from you and discuss your future career at DWF.
Benefits package and flexible working:
We want you to feel valued and rewarded by your time at DWF. We understand the importance of offering you a reward package that goes beyond simply salary. That’s why, when you join DWF, you’ll be given a choice. You can pick from a range of benefits, allowing you to build a package that suits your needs and lifestyle, as well as those of your family. In addition to our standard benefits (medical insurance, life insurance, pension and 25 days annual leave), we offer flexible benefits which include season ticket loans, gym memberships, health assessments, cycle to work, retail vouchers and a buy as you earn share scheme. You will also have access to additional wellbeing programs such as an online GP and an Employee Assistance Programme.
DWF is a flexible business which has adopted a hybrid working model where our people enjoy a mix of home and office working. We believe that by operating in a hybrid way, our people enjoy the advantages of both office based collaboration and learning, as well as working from home. This way of working allows us to honour our commitment to being a responsible business, offer flexibility and better work life balance as well as ensuring we preserve the DWF culture and values. We welcome applications from people looking for a flexible and agile role and we are happy to explore your preferred working patterns as part of your application.
DWF is a leading global provider of integrated legal and business services, operating across eight key sectors in over 30 global locations with over 4,000 people. Our purpose is to deliver positive outcomes with our colleagues, clients and communities. The legal market has changed profoundly in the last decade and the speed of change continues to increase. There is a clear and growing desire for legal services to be delivered in an easier and more efficient way. So we’ve listened to our clients and designed a range of services to meet these needs. Our vision is to deliver integrated legal and business services on a global scale through our three offerings; Legal Advisory, Mindcrest and Connected Services. Our ability to seamlessly combine any number of these services to deliver bespoke solutions for our clients is our key differentiator. This Integrated Legal Management approach delivers greater operational efficiency, price certainty and transparency for our clients. Without compromising on quality or service.
DWF is a global legal business, transforming legal services through our people for our clients. Like us, our clients recognise that the world is changing fast and the old rules no longer apply. That’s why we’re always finding agile ways to tackle new challenges together. But we don’t simply claim to be different. We prove it through every detail of...
DWF is a global legal business, transforming legal services through our people for our clients. Like us, our clients recognise that the world is changing fast and the old rules no longer apply. That’s why we’re always finding agile ways to tackle new challenges together. But we don’t simply claim to be different. We prove it through every detail of our work, across every level. We go beyond conventions and expectations.
We connect on a global scale, sharing our knowledge and technical expertise to identify and anticipate challenges for clients within their sectors. We work with a range of FTSE 100 multinational household names to private individuals, from both the public and private sector. Building business relationships that inspire trust and confidence across all levels of our business, means we deliver an exceptional client experience.
By questioning traditions and thinking beyond conventions, we achieve outstanding levels of innovation through our range of consultative services, technology and products that complement our legal offering. We have received recognition for our work by The Financial Times, who named us as one of Europe's most innovative legal advisers.
Join us on our shared journey to redefine legal services and you’ll benefit from the most innovative thinkers, technical experts and outstanding sector specialists, and together we will find agile ways to tackle your business challenges.
Employing over 2,800+ people across 27
locations, the firm has core strengths in corporate and banking, insurance, real estate and litigation, and in-depth industry expertise in several chosen sectors including central and local government, energy and industrials, financial services, retail, food and hospitality, technology and transport.
London, United Kingdom
Manchester, United Kingdom
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Newcastle, United Kingdom
Bristol, United Kingdom
Leeds, United Kingdom
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Panama, North America