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Newly Qualified Corporate Solicitor

Reference: 21099


Belfast, County Antrim


£35000 - £35000

Job Type


Date Posted

15 August, 2023

Location: Belfast

Workplace: Hybrid

Role and Responsibilities:

We are currently seeking newly qualified corporate solicitors for an exciting opportunity in a highly-regarded and growing team. You will have the chance to work on a diverse range of corporate transactions, often involving multiple jurisdictions, high-value deals, and complex matters. This role offers a unique chance to develop your skills and deliver exceptional service to world-class clients globally.

The successful candidate will:

  • Collaborate closely with various practice groups, including Corporate and Securities, M&A, Cross Border Transactions and Integrations, Reorganisations, Intellectual Property, Data & Technology, Data Privacy, and Capital Markets.
  • Provide valuable support to offices on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, spanning multiple jurisdictions. This includes undertaking significant due diligence projects, drafting comprehensive reports, and preparing corporate and commercial documentation.
  • Work as part of a project team, collaborating with lawyers, legal project managers, and members of the legal tech team from a global network of offices.
  • Assist in the process, coordination, and effective project management of matters.
  • Establish strong working relationships with partners and lawyers from various practice groups across different jurisdictions.
  • Contribute to specialized projects beyond billable matters, such as identifying innovative services, methods, know-how, and platforms to enhance efficiency and continuous process improvement.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Qualified solicitor in Northern Ireland and/or England and Wales.
  • Previous experience in commercial or corporate/M&A work within a reputable corporate/commercial firm is desirable but not essential.
  • Demonstrated intellectual curiosity and eagerness to learn.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, alongside individuals with varying levels of experience, as well as independently.
  • Sound commercial awareness and a strong client-oriented approach.
  • High standards of performance with the ability to achieve desired results.
  • Excellent writing skills and a pragmatic, commercial mindset.
  • Effective prioritization and deadline management skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and online research tools.

If you are interested in exploring this opportunity, please submit your application. We value diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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