Next in our series of ebriefings on the Government’s Green Paper: Transforming public procurement; looking at the Chapter 4 proposal to change the basis of contract awards.
This is an exciting time to join Anthony Collins Solicitors, winner of the Birmingham Law Society Law Firm of the Year (16 plus partners), as we continue our record-breaking growth through a succession of high-profile and ground-breaking projects with our clients.
We have an exciting opportunity for a lawyer to join our Governance & Commercial Team, winner of the Birmingham Law Society Awards 2018 – Business Law Team of the Year.
Within a fast-growing team of over 40 lawyers, you will work directly alongside our 3 Housing Corporate Partners on high-value and high-profile corporate transactions and governance projects for our housing clients. These are very large social businesses with asset bases of between £50m and £5bn and turnovers of between £20m and £500m pa, and have all of the demands of mainstream private sector companies, coupled with a strong social purpose.
As a pivotal member of that team, you’ll have a varied role, allowing you to use your experience to lead on medium to large housing governance and corporate projects (including mergers (and de-mergers), joint ventures, financing exercises, group restructuring and governance reviews), supervising the junior members of the team and building strong relationships with our clients via their Executives and Board Members.
Ideally, you will have 4 years + PQE in a corporate and/or a governance team (housing experience is not a prerequisite), and you should be skilled at engaging confidently with clients at a senior level. You will be a highly motivated self-starter and committed team player who has a proven track record of supervising and developing a team. You will build a strong and positive relationship with the partners in your team, Victoria Jardine and Gemma Bell, and Senior Partner Peter Hubbard, and other seniors within the Governance & Commercial Department, to support with client work and line management responsibilities.
As a values-led business, distinctive in - and passionate about - the work that we do, our purpose is to “improve lives, communities and society”. Our an approach is built upon long-term, high-value relationships with out “blue chip” housing client base.
This role offers an tremendously exciting opportunity for someone who has strong corporate and/or governance experience, is aligned with our social purpose and values, looking for long-term career development at a supportive firm with a national reputation for the corporate work we do in the housing sector.
Anthony Collins Solicitors is an equal opportunities employer.
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