Large commercial law firm in Leeds seeks a senior lawyer (miniumum 4 years' pqe but ideally upwards of 5) for key role in a small but busy team. get involved in many varied transactions which require a broad knowledge of the law and commercial arrangements. These include a full range of employee incentive arrangements; major property developments both commercial and residential; disputes with HMRC, often on very technical points; the full range of financing arrangements including swaps, bond issues, and securitisation; establishing venture capital funds and advising on their investments. Whilst the majority of the work is UK orientated this firm is often involved in the co-ordination of overseas tax advice whether on cross border transactions or offshore tax planning.
Clients range from large US based multinationals, large and mid sized corporates, to local entrepreneurs and property developers. The practice also has a particular focus on private equity and sport. As a result the work on offer is very broad ranging and interesting. Might suit someone looking to move back up North from London. Good prospects for someone looking for promotion in the future, would consider a director appointment for the right individual.