Solicitor – Corporate Tax – Manchester
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Tax Solicitor to join our growing team. Based in Manchester, you will join our wider, well established Corporate and Commercial team and play an integral part in a broad range of work. From the outset, you will have the opportunity to work on high quality, high value work including assisting the team with real estate, corporate and employment taxation.
Role: Corporate Tax Solicitor
Hours: Full Time
Vacancy Reference: 943-LMR
Who we are
You’ll be joining a national law firm that enjoys a strong reputation, made possible by our exceptional people – each chosen for their industry knowledge and passion for their field. We want to help you to reach your full potential, love the work you do and deliver the best results for your clients. It’s our goal to make you feel great about working with us, and we work hard to cultivate a culture that makes it easy for you to stay with us for many years.
We work flexibly and you’ll be empowered to work where you do your best work, balancing your individual needs with the need for us to engage as teams and deliver excellent client service.
Most of our people choose to work in a hybrid fashion, working from home and attending our offices on occasion. Our offices are in Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Southampton, and Taunton.
Day to day, you’ll be successful in this role by:
As part of this role you will advise on a broad range of legal tax matters, including:
- advising on high quality tax aspects of a wide range of corporate structures and corporate transactions.
- advising on the tax aspects of partnerships and LLPs.
- drafting and reviewing corporate transactional tax documents such as tax warranties and tax covenants.
- drafting tax reports and applying for tax clearance on corporate transactions.
- advising on the tax aspects of property transactions and property ownership including real estate structures, sales and acquisitions with an ability to advise on all of CIS, SDLT,VAT and capital allowances matters.
- advising on the tax aspects of share ownership schemes and share incentive schemes.
- advising on Employment taxation of UK resident employees, taxation of employment termination payments and IR35.
The client base comprises of all types of companies, partnerships, joint ventures and private individuals.
It is an integral part of this role that you comply with information security and all firm policies and procedures.
This role is right for you if:
You will be responsible for dealing with high-quality, high-value work, so ideally you will already have prior experience in the fields of corporate, property, and employment-related transactions. However, we can offer training to support you in a particular area you have been looking to develop and progress in.
You will need to be technically excellent but equally, commercially aware. You will need to be a team player with a client focussed approach and a keenness to become involved in business development activities within the team as a whole.
You will have a strong academic background and excellent communication and organisational skills.
You will be someone who likes to be proactive, and who is flexible working both individually and as part of a team, with minimal supervision, able to manage a number of different cases and clients effectively.
Communication will be one of your strong points, both written and oral, and you will be enthusiastic about delivering excellent quality service to our clients.
We expect you to be able to use your initiative, and be a forward-planner, anticipating our clients’ needs in advance wherever possible.
What we can offer you:
A career at Clarke Willmott will feel different to other law firms. We thrive on our individual differences and diversity because as a team, we are united by our shared values and mutual respect. Working with us you will feel empowered, valued and free to be yourself in a safe and supportive environment.
Our mission is to help you realise your full potential whilst maintaining a positive work-life balance. We provide a comprehensive learning and development programme and a range of wellbeing initiatives to support your career journey.
There’s no doubt we expect the best from our people and even the occasional extra mile. In return, your dedication and commitment to the continued success of the firm will be rewarded with a comprehensive range of flexible benefits.
Listen to what a few members of our team have to say about what life here at Clarke Willmott is really like, to see if it’s the right fit for you.
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