Corporate Solicitor (0-2 Years PQE)

Job Description

Corporate Solicitor (0-2 PQE)

PermanentFull timeCompetitive Salary (Plus excellent benefits)Location: Cardiff

Are we the business for you?

Capital is a growing business; we are a commercial law firm and a consultancy business with headquarters in Cardiff and offices in London and Paris. Working with clients across the country and around the world, we have developed a distinctive organisation, providing the highest quality services across the private, public, and third sectors. We aim to be exceptional, both in the way we work and in the combination of our services.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Solicitor to join our thriving corporate team in Cardiff.

We have a large team, comprising 13 qualified lawyers (supported by trainees and paralegals) and are consistently at the top of Experian’s Welsh deal list, ranked tier 1 in the Legal 500. We have been shortlisted for Regional Legal Adviser of the Year at the prestigious Private Equity Awards for the last three years.

The Corporate Team

The Corporate team’s main focus is on M&A and Private Equity transactions; we handle complex and high-value matters, and our clients are generally based in London, but also across the UK and internationally. We have offices in Cardiff, London, and Paris. We work flexibly and team members work from home and/or from either of our offices.

What are we looking for?

We’re looking for a highly motivated junior lawyer who either has recent experience working on corporate transactions or has spent a seat as a trainee in a corporate team. You will be a strong team player, self-motivated and willing to learn.

If you’re looking for a career where your ideas are welcomed, and you have the chance to make a significant contribution to the business, we’d like to hear from you.

In return, we offer

  • a competitive salary: dependent upon experience and discussed at interview
  • career development opportunities: we’re a fast-growing and ambitious firm. We appreciate and value your ambition, too. We offer promotion opportunities twice a year, supported by a robust and supportive career development framework.
  • excellent rewards and benefits: Time to Move scheme, competitive pension scheme, comprehensive health plan, life assurance, flexibility to work from home, option to buy/sell annual leave, recognition scheme, cycle to work scheme, yoga classes, 1x a week Chiropractor onsite, Chef onsite - free lunch on Mondays and Tuesdays, shower facilities onsite, local business discounts, regular social events, and lots more.
  • a great location and working environment: Cardiff is a fantastic place to live and work. Our office, in the city center, is right in the middle of it all, yet only a short drive from some of the best of the Welsh countryside..

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to join Capital Law in a role that will provide crucial support across the Corporate & Commercial team as we continue to grow. If you are looking to be part of a company that values and encourages your input and is both supportive and flexible in its approach, then we would welcome your application and look forward to hearing from you.

We are committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. We encourage equality and diversity and treat all job applicants and colleagues fairly — regardless of age, gender, disability, ethnicity, religion or any religious or cultural beliefs, marital status and civil partnership, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity. We have no tolerance for discrimination.

Here, we can be ourselves, succeed on merit, and grow with people from all walks of life.

NB. Capital Law operates a PSL and will recruit via this should Agency assistance be required.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent, Graduate


  • Additional leave
  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted or free food
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Life insurance
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
  • Work from home


  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Work Location: In person

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