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Corporate law, also known as business law or company law, is the area of law governing the rights, relations, and conduct of persons, companies, organisations and businesses. It refers to the legal practice of law relating to corporations. Corporate law describes the laws relating to everything from the formation through multi-facetted roles in funding, acquisition, governance, restructuring and finally the disposal or merger of a corporation.

Each of these stages require specialist skills including banking roles in finance and refinancing, share issue and stock market floatation, merger and acquisitions, management buy outs and management buy ins, company sales.

We are in the era of corporates. The corporate or business sector has shown extraordinary growth in the last few decades resulting in the creation of new career opportunities for solicitors in this highly lucrative market. Whatever the economic climate there is always demand for good corporate lawyers as businesses are constantly changing and requiring legal advice at all stages. A business may be expanding through acquisition or contracting through selling off. They may need to raise funds through banks, venture capital companies or a floatation to acquire assets or property. Conversely, they may need lawyers to restructure ands sell off part of a business. So, whatever the market forces lawyers will always have an important role to play.

At Origin Legal we work with the majority of law firms both in the UK and overseas in common law jurisdictions to fill wide ranging roles in the key areas of corporate law.

We discuss your strengths and preferences, your industry specific experience and whether you would like to work in the UK or overseas and aim to meet your expectations with the best suited corporate solicitor jobs.

Placing candidates in the perfect corporate law jobs

At Origin Legal, we have a strong track record of advising candidates looking to either begin or advance their corporate legal career and find applicable corporate law jobs. This often begins at pre-qualification stage where we regularly provide advice to trainees who are looking to qualify into corporate roles and will often find them their first role. We regularly work with Associates looking to make a lateral move and Senior associates who looking to advance their career to partnership. We provide trusted and confidential advice to Partners exploring the market and have brokered many high-profile moves.

We have a dedicated team who will help you step by step to make the key decisions in where your path leads in the corporate legal world.

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Birkett Long LLP

“Birkett Long LLP has worked with Origin Legal on many occasions over several years. Origin Legal have always taken the time to carefully establish our recruitment requirements and we have a good working relationship with them. They identify candidates who are most suitable for us and successful placements have been made.”

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City Law Firm

“I have been impressed with the degree of personal service received by Origin Legal. Their approach seems to be to not bother clients unless they have someone suitable or a valid and relevant question to ask, which is appreciated, particularly in the current climate. The consultants are also honest, professional and friendly.”

Flint Bishop

“Flint Bishop have used Origin Legal for a number of years and in particular retained them to deal with several high profile Partner appointments. We have always been delighted with the service that we receive and in particular the consultant’s practical approach coupled with sound commercial advice. I would have no hesitation in recommending Origin Legal to others.”


Corporate & Commercial Solicitor, Sussex/Surrey

By Taylor Day | May 23, 2024
My client who are a leading practice with offices throughout Sussex, due to succession planning are now seeking a Corporate and Commercial Solicitor to join one of their offices near the Sussex/Surrey border.
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Corporate Lawyer (Fintech/ Digital Assets) BVI

By Charlotte Hooper | May 23, 2024
This prestigious offshore law firm is looking for a junior to mid-level corporate/ finance lawyer to take on a broad practice which will include exposure to the fast-growing fintech/ crypto/ digital assets sector.
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Senior Corporate Associate – Bermuda

By Charlotte Hooper | May 15, 2024
Advising on high-value and complex cross border work, you will take on a busy practice that spans mainstream corporate including M&A, private equity and joint ventures, but which also offers exposure to banking and finance and some corporate insurance matters.
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Russian speaking Commercial Litigation Solicitor – London

By Taylor Day | April 16, 2024
This leading litigation firm has a new permanent role for a Russian speaking commercial litigator.
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Commercial Litigation Solicitor – North London

By Taylor Day | April 3, 2024
A brand new role has arisen with a highly regarded firm based in North London.
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Securing Tomorrow: The Vital Role of Succession Planning in Law Firm Partnerships

By Taylor Day | April 29, 2024
Securing Tomorrow: The Vital Role of Succession Planning in Law Firm Partnerships In the dynamic landscape of legal practice, where expertise, client relationships, and reputation are paramount, succession planning stands as a critical pillar for the sustainability and growth of…
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Moving to the UK as an Overseas Planning or Environment Lawyer

By Stuart Phillips | April 17, 2024
Moving to the UK as an Overseas Planning or Environment Lawyer The demand for Planning and Environment Lawyers in the UK is strong.  With continued investment into infrastructure projects especially in areas such as renewables as well as the continued…
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Origin Legal – A Take on Legal Apprenticeships with Howes Percival LLP

By Jason Nottage | March 18, 2024
Origin Legal – A Take on Legal Apprenticeships with Howes Percival LLP. Last week Jason Nottage spoke with Howes Percival’s HR business partner Katy Tebbutt to discuss all things to do with Legal Apprenticeships. As an innovative law firm, Howes…
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Origin Legal interview with Nexa Law

By Taylor Day | February 27, 2024
Origin Legal interview Nexa Law Jason Nottage recently sat down with John McAuley and Eliot Hibbert from Nexa Law to discuss the world of consultancy and all things Nexa. The firm has been going from strength to strength in recent…
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Why you should consider practicing Planning & Environment Law in the UK. 

By Stuart Phillips | February 5, 2024
Why you should consider practicing Planning & Environment Law in the UK.  I began recruiting Planning & Environment Lawyers in 2002.  I didn’t take long to realise that they are nice people who were enthusiastic about the work that they…
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