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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.”

Private Client

“I have worked with Origin for a couple of years now. I have always appreciated their friendly approach, openness and honesty. I know I will get solid advice that I can trust and that there is no hidden agenda. They really make an effort to connect with their clients and to get to know them. And when you genuinely get on, it is that much easier to work together.”


Corporate Immigration Senior Solicitor / Partner – London

By Taylor Day | November 28, 2023
My client a well-respected practice with offices in London & The South East are looking for an experienced senior Solicitor/Partner to join their specialist team of Immigration Solicitors in their London office.
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Commercial Property Development – Milton Keynes

By Taylor Day | November 15, 2023
A Leading Milton Keynes law firm is looking to recruit a commercial property development solicitor to join their team. This role will be working as part of wider large Commercial prop-erty team. This role offers a wide range of really good quality work and the chance to work with some excellent local developers.
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Commercial Property Solicitor – Nottingham

By Taylor Day | November 15, 2023
A Nottingham law firm is looking to recruit a commercial property solicitor to join their team. This role will be working as part of a closeknit Commercial property team. This role offers close working with clients on a wide range of projects from inception to completion
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NQ+ Corporate Solicitor Sussex

By Taylor Day | November 14, 2023
Highly regarded regional law firm due to growth are seeking a dynamic junior corporate solicitor to join their team.
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Commercial Property Partner – London

By Taylor Day | November 14, 2023
This well-established boutique London firm are looking for a senior commercial property partner of at least 10+ years PQE who can deal with high-value development work, as well as high-net-worth individuals.
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Origin Legals interview with Bexley Beaumont

By Jason Nottage | October 31, 2023
Origin Legal Interviews Bexley Beaumont On a recent revisit to Birmingham Jason Nottage got the chance to sit down again with Karen Bexley and Anna Beaumont to discuss the latest happenings at Bexley Beaumont and what life looks like for…
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The Rest is Politics

By Stuart Phillips | October 17, 2023
The rest is politics Although the title of a popular podcast, it also sums up what is happening in the Planning market right now.  Below I consider what impact this might have on recruitment for lawyers in the next 12…
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Why you should use a legal recruiter for your next career move.

By Taylor Day | September 26, 2023
Why you should use a legal recruiter for your next career move. Are you a solicitor contemplating your next career move? Whether you’re an experienced Partner looking for new challenges or a trainee approaching legal qualification, embarking on your legal…
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Thinking of accepting a counter-offer? Think again!

By James Wheelhouse | August 23, 2023
Thinking of accepting a counter-offer? Think again! Now before the eyes start rolling and you say “he would say that he’s a recruiter” hear me out. There is lots of data and comment available online over the past 12 months…
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Origin Legal interview with James Geary, Managing Partner, EMW Law

By Jason Nottage | August 1, 2023
Origin Legal interview with James Geary, Managing Partner, EMW Law Last month Jason Nottage, Director at Origin Legal took time out to take a summer lunch with new EMW Law Managing Partner James Geary. Under the gaze of St Pauls…
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