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Senior Associate - Housing Litigation

  • £85000 - £100000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits

This is a superb opening for a senior Hosuing litigation solicitor to join a celebrated team. Ranked highly in the Legal 500 you will work on the highest-quality matters.

This is an excellent moment for an experienced Housing Litigation Solicitor to progress their career withing a Top 100 UK law firm.

The Firm:

Ranked in the Top 100, this firm is different to many other City firms - they have a unique progressive culture, and unlike other City firms, it is common for people to stay with them for their entire careers. As a result, it is rare to find staff retention rates this good.

The firm is known for dealing with the highest quality work, and the London office has 400 members known for punching well above their weight.

In the last 12 months alone, the practice has advised its developer and social housing clients on £1.6 billion of residential sales and over £1 billion of refinancing.

The firm values work-life balance and has a friendly, progressive and supportive team dynamic but handles quality work like that of much larger City firms.

You will benefit from impressive support systems and a flexible approach to hybrid working.

The Role:

This Top 100 firm is seeking a Housing Litigation Solicitor 5 PQE to join its City of London office at the Senior Associate level.

You will find that the practice acts for the majority of London's major Housing Associations that together, manage assets valued at over £17.3 billion.

There is the opportunity to work on every aspect of housing litigation and residential property litigation matters - ranging from possession claims and injunction applications to risk advisory and everything in between.

The team works within both the social housing and private sectors leading to a diverse client roster consisting of developers, private individuals, companies, charities and institutions as well as large housing associations.

You will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from highly skilled Partners, a valuable opportunity to build upon your skills and abilities. While you will work closely with the Partners, you will also have exposure to dealing with clients directly as the firm is a strong believer in "learning by doing".

The Housing Litigation sub-team consists of a Partner, two senior associates, two solicitors and four paralegals. You will work independently on your own caseload with light supervision from the Partner.

As this is a senior position you will have the opportunity to mentor more junior members of staff as well as participate in business development to assist with continuing the growth of the department.

The Housing sub-team sits within the wider 21-strong litigation team and there are very solid prospects for progression as the Housing team has grown rapidly in the last 5 years.

Requirements:

England and Wales qualified solicitor with 5-7 years PQEExperience of Housing Litigation is essentialWilling to supervise junior colleaguesComfortable with business development

Benefits

You will receive a market-leading salary, which will vary dependent on experiencePrivate healthcare50/50 hybrid working policy25-30 days annual leaveSuperb training and mentoring from senior solicitors and partners

This will is a fantastic Senior Housing Litigation role in a well-renowned Top 100 UK law firm ranked highly in the Legal 500.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.

Associate - Housing Litigation

  • £75000 - £90000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits

This Top 100 UK full-service law firm's reputation is first class; you will not be disappointed by the quality of the work they have running throughout. They genuinely believe in a 'people-focused' approach.

This is an excellent moment for an experienced Housing Litigation Solicitor to join a highly respected firm within a celebrated department that is ranked highly in the Legal 500 and Chambers.

The Firm:

Ranked in the Top 100, this firm is different to many other City firms - they have a unique progressive culture, and unlike other City firms, it is common for people to stay with them for their entire careers. As a result, it is rare to find staff retention rates this good.

The firm is known for dealing with the highest quality work, and the London office has 400 members known for punching well above their weight.

In the last 12 months alone, the practice has advised its developer and social housing clients on £1.6 billion of residential sales and over £1 billion of refinancing.

The firm values work-life balance and has a friendly, progressive and supportive team dynamic but handles quality work like that of much larger City firms.

You will benefit from impressive support systems and a flexible approach to hybrid working.

The Role:

This Top 100 firm is seeking a Housing Litigation Solicitor to join its City of London office at the Associate level.

You will find that the practice acts for the majority of London's major Housing Associations that together, manage assets valued at over £17.3 billion.

There is the opportunity to work on every aspect of housing litigation and residential property litigation matters - ranging from possession claims and injunction applications to risk advisory and everything in between.

The team works within both the social housing and private sectors leading to a diverse client roster consisting of developers, private individuals, companies, charities and institutions as well as large housing associations.

You will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from highly skilled Partners, a valuable opportunity to build upon your skills and abilities. While you will work closely with the Partners, you will also have exposure to dealing with clients directly as the firm is a strong believer in "learning by doing".

The Housing Litigation sub-team consists of a Partner, two senior associates, two solicitors and four paralegals. You will work independently on your own caseload with light supervision from the Senior Associates and Partner involvement.

The Housing sub-team sits within the wider 21-strong litigation team and there are very solid prospects for progression as the Housing team has grown rapidly in the last 5 years.

Requirements:

England and Wales qualified solicitor with 3-5 years PQEExperience of Housing Litigation is essentialAble communicator with a client focusGood work ethic and the ability to perform in a fast-paced environment

Benefits

You will receive a market-leading salary, which will vary dependent on experiencePrivate healthcare50/50 hybrid working policy25-30 days annual leaveSuperb training and mentoring from senior solicitors and partners

This will is a fantastic Housing Litigation role in a pioneering and flexibe firm in the heart of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.

Family Lawyer

  • £50000 - £60000 per annum Excellent Working environment

This Legal 500 firm consistently punches well above its weight and now has an established international reach. They offer unparalleled support, training and progression in a collegiate working culture.

They are now seeking an ambitious and driven Family Associate with 2 years of relevant PQE to join their flourishing Islington outfit.

The Firm

Located in Islington, this firm are now woven into the fabric of London's family market and are renowned for their handling of high-quality matters.

Culturally, this practice is dynamic, autonomous and forward-thinking. As a result, there is a positive feel throughout this firm; the staff always feel valued, their impact is recognised across all levels, and consequently, they have maintained a very high staff retention rate.

The firm has ambitious growth planned over the next 24 months, making now an exciting time to join the practice.

The Role

Due to a steadily growing client base and workload, this firm is seeking a Family Solicitor 2 PQE to join its progressive outfit.

You will be joining a friendly, supportive team of highly experienced Lawyers who look to really invest in their staff and offer significant career progression.

The Family department deals with an excellent quality of work, including but not limited to Divorce, separation, adoption, child custody, financial settlements, distribution of assets and more. This will be a hands-on role in working with clients and having a real variety of work.

They are always looking for ways to evolve and maintain their 21st Century approach to work and use the most modern case management systems/software.

Requirements

You will be a Family Lawyer 2 relevant years PQEYou will be a dynamic and personable individualYou will have strong communication skills and the ability to work well within a team

Salary & Benefits

Salary is highly competitive, negotiable and dependent upon your level of experience. They are looking for long-term hires and pay well for the right candidate.Excellent Benefits packageFriendly, dynamic and modern working cultureHigh quality work

This is a standout opportunity for a Family Lawyer with 2 Years of PQE to join a high-quality and growing Islington firm with strong career prospects.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

Residential Property Solicitor

  • £50000 - £60000 per annum excellent benefits

Are you a Residential Property Solicitor looking for a role with real prospects and an opportunity to grow?

This Firm is a Legal 500 practice operating from London's vibrant Kings Cross area. There will be the opportunity to work from home and choose your hours, this firm has a very modern approach, and this is reflected in the culture.

They have significantly grown within the last 24 months with the creation of some niche departments which has put the firm on the map. Some the lawyers are ranked highly in the legal 500, meaning you will be joining a highly successful team.

The firm

This company is vibrant and boasts a relaxed culture, however, is always ready and willing to dig out it is pinstripe suit when required. They are well respected within the industry and offers a range of unheard of perks, including; Unlimited annual leave, Flexible working hours and the ability to work from home one day a week. They treat staff very well and do regular monthly social events which staff enjoys. They firm are highly regarded and ranked in the legal 500, with several Solicitors being listed as leaders in their field. The company has excelled in growth over the last 24 months and has opened a couple of niche departments.

The Role

The firm is looking to recruit a new Residential Property Solicitor to join there highly regarded London office.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Residential Property Solicitor to become a Head of Property with the view of moving up to Partner in a short space of time.

You will have excellent client skills and an eye for business development, with the ability to be able to spot opportunities where other may not. You may have worked at a regional, specialist, legal 500 or west end practice and should have a good billing history. This role offers fantastic prospects and a springboard up the career ladder as the department is currently experiencing excelled growth. Salary is negotiable based on experience, in addition to an industry leading benefits package.

Requirements

You will be an experienced Residential Property Solicitor (2 years PQE, with no upper limit)You will have a good technical knowledge.Be an excellent communicator.You should have a positive outlook and work well within a team.Salary is dependent on your level of experience, plus an industry leading benefits package.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Residential Property Solicitor to join this legal 500 practice, close to Kings Cross, London.

Apply now for immediate consideration.

Clinical Negligence Solicitor

  • £40000 - £60000 per annum Excellent benefits

Are you seeking a fantastic career at an award-winning, Top 200 firm with continuous progression and a competitive remuneration package? An exciting opportunity has arisen for an NQ Clinical Negligence Solicitor to join this City of London powerhouse.

The Firm:

This legal giant is a recognised leader in many areas of litigation, including contentious probate, with a commitment to providing excellent service. They have a diverse client base, working with the disadvantaged as well as sophisticated HNW clients. The department has an inclusive and supportive ethos, with a track record of developing lawyers' potential.

The Role:

This is an excellent opportunity for a NQ Clinical Negligence Claimant Solicitor, to join this growing practice, working alongside Partners and Senior Associates at their London Bridge office where you will have the opportunity to work a hybrid role. The practice has excellent benefits, training and career progression.

The successful candidate will work on the full range of claimant Clinical Negligence claims, in a busy department. You will be working with Partners, fee-earners, paralegals, trainees and support staff as part of a team and more generally across the firm, to drive the business forwards.

You will be joining a progressive, friendly and forward-thinking firm where clients recommend the firm because of the quality of work and the depth of experience across the whole team.

Requirements:

You will be self-motivated with a pro-active and professional approach to your work, able to manage a varied workload effectively. You are a team player with experience in motivating and developing junior members of a team.

You will have a genuine interest in promoting business development opportunities and/or activities and we will help you develop and build effective and positive relationships with both clients and colleagues that embrace the importance of trust and collaboration.

Renumeration:

The firm pay a very competitive SalaryMany benefits, including; Company events, Company pension, Cycle to work scheme, Gym membership, Life insurance, Private medical insurance, Store discounts

This is a standout opportunity for an NQ Clinical Negligence Solicitor to join a high-quality and growing South London firm with solid career prospects.

Contentious Probate - Trusts Solicitor

  • £40000 - £55000 per annum Excellent benefits

Are you seeking a fantastic career at an award-winning, Top 200 firm with continuous progression and a competitive remuneration package? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Contentious Probate-Trusts Solicitor to join this City of London powerhouse.

The Firm

This legal giant is a recognised leader in many areas of litigation, including contentious probate, with a commitment to providing excellent service. They have a diverse client base, working with the disadvantaged as well as sophisticated HNW clients. The department has an inclusive and supportive ethos, with a track record of developing lawyers' potential.

The Role

You will be working as part of a team with Partners, fee-earners, trainees and support staff as and when appropriate. It is important therefore to be capable of delegating tasks and supervising where appropriate.As a Solicitor with the firm you will be provide legal services and give legal advice to a diverse group of clients.Part of the role will be involved with business development and supporting marketing initiatives in line with our business plan.In addition, because of the developing nature of a solicitor's business, the firm may require you to retain to undertake different or additional aspects of work at various times.

Requirements

Degree in Law or relevant CILEx level and previous experience of working in a Court of Protection roleContentious probate: 1 year (Required)The successful candidate will work on the full range of contentious probate claims, including trustee disputes, will challenges and family provision. The firm are looking for experience in the sector and a willingness to learn.The ability to manage work on complex cases with relevant support for the level you are working at.The ability to provide solutions for clients and communicate this in a way that they can understand, both in writing and on the telephone.The willingness to grow the business through networking and social media communication.A detailed approach to the work.The ability to work to tight timescales as required by the cases.Good advocacy.The ability to think in a business focused way to balance fees, time and the expectations of the client.The ability to delegate work appropriately to support staff and paralegals

Renumeration

The firm pay a very competitive SalaryMany benefits, including; Company events, Company pension, Cycle to work scheme, Gym membership, Life insurance, Private medical insurance, Store discounts

This is a first-class opportunity for a Contentious Probate-Trusts Solicitor to join a leading Legal 500 practice based in the City of London office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

Real Estate Associate

  • £52000 - £58000 per annum Excellent benefits

Real Estate Associate NQ-3 years PQE l Top 50 Firm l Cambridge

The firm:

This high-ranking firm stands out from the crowd for its focus on quality, ethics and transparency.

Their real estate team advises on every aspect of commercial property matters including the structuring and financing of property transactions, planning and development, occupier services as well as property portfolio management.

They seek to provide a collaborative 360? service to their clients, both internally and with external partners, given the nature of real estate investments which often involve a multitude of complexities.

The role:

Outstanding opportunity for a Real Estate Associate NQ-3 years PQE with the drive and ambition to be part of a powerhouse practice operating out of Cambridge.

You will be exposed to a broad diet of work making for an interesting caseload across acquisitions and disposals, development work, asset management, leases and more

The team deals with some of the most relevant and high-value transactions available and offers a platform to network amongst the biggest and best in the industry

The ideal candidate:

Real Estate Solicitor NQ-3 years PQE with training and experience in a quality practice
Excellent technical knowledge and open to a varied workload
Proven track record in business development activities

Benefits:

Highly competitive salary package and excellent benefits
Access to the most impactful and high-profile work available
Opportunity to work alongside leading individuals and next-generation partners

Sought after opportunity for a Real Estate Associate NQ-3 years PQE to join one of the best teams based in Cambridge.

Restructuring and Insolvency Solicitor

  • £60000 - £80000 per annum Excellent benefits

This modern and progressive Top 100 firm has had another record-breaking year even with the pandemic. Having invested heavily across the board with strategic hires, you will be part of an ambitious firm who have a number of leading individuals amongst its ranks.

The Firm:

This Top 75 firm has one of the most well-respected names for quality work across London. They are a multi-service practice, with HNW flavour throughout their departments. The firm punches well above their weight and their main competitors are impressively some Top 50 firms, they deal on par with some of the country's most well-known law firms.

They are ranked highly in the Legal 500, and in the last five years they have nearly doubled in size, this is due to a dynamic team, some strategic key hires, and an influx of work, which covers both domestic and international matters, standing at over 120 partners across practice areas that include Media, Technology, Corporate, Agriculture, Private Wealth, Environment and Charities.

The firm is very entrepreneurial and is ahead of the curve on the changing legal landscape; they have invested in artificial intelligence, using state of the art software allowing staff to save days of work. This firm is the only SME sized law firm using it, other big international names have used it for several years. It is this approach and strong leadership why they remain to be highly profitable.

They are multi officed, notably in Manchester and London. They have won many awards and accolades and this is paramount to the core values engrained within the firm. This firm show a vibrant approach to the legal sector and work with Celebrities, Sports Stars, HNW families and Businesses.

The Role:

This is a highly progressive opportunity for a Restructuring & Insolvency Senior Associate to join the firm's vibrant office in London.

Your caseload will be diverse, including Covenant breaches, debt restructuring, capital restructuring, supply chain issues, asset tracing, liquidations, cross-border recovery and more.

You will act for Banks and other lending institutions, Private equity companies, Investment funds, Creditors, Retailers, Healthcare suppliers, Charities and Commercial organisations, many of which have a multi-jurisdictional element.

Requirements:

You must have 3-5 years PQEThe ability to handle a caseload with minimal supervision and have a good understanding of relevant risk management issues;The ability to work in a team environment with good training and motivation skills;Good client care and quality control skills;Awareness and exercise of financial management skills;Good management and supervisory skills;Good business development and marketing skills.

Remunerations:

Competitive salary above the market rateLucrative benefits packageFree travel insuranceAnnual promotions process open to all staff

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

Commercial Property Solicitor

  • £80000 - £100000 per annum Excellent benefits

Young and explosive firm need a Commercial Property Solicitor adding to their roster. This modern, dynamic and forward-thinking firm have an opportunity which could lead to Partner in the near future. This would be a great opportunity for someone looking to propel their career forward in a well-respected and growing law firm.

The firm

This Legal 500 ranked firm have recently merged with another practice. They are a modern firm with traditional values, there is a family feel which runs throughout the firm and having visited them many times myself, there is always a warmness felt with no matter who you speak to, junior or senior.

The firm has two offices, one in the West End and one in Hampstead, North London. There is a nice social aspect to working at the firm, with their being regular events for staff and their families.

The firm has been established 15 years and have grown year on year and now have a head count of over 50 members of staff. The company has attracted many lawyers out of the city who are looking to deal still with a high quality of work but want better work-life balance, progression, and prospects.

You will find that they punch above their weight regarding quality of work. The firm is dynamic, innovative, and quick to adapt to changing market trends. The team has a friendly, supportive, and progressive culture which has allowed them to have a staff retention rate of 95% in recent years.

The role

The firm are seeking to hire Commercial Property Solicitor into their West End office.

Since the firms' acquisition of a new office in the West End, the firm are seeking to offer commercial property services out of this new office, working in collaboration with their established and busy team in their new office. You will work as part of a friendly, supportive and dynamic team and will be well supported. This role would suit an ambitious candidate who wants to build on an already successful department and have the autonomy to shape their own destiny.

The firm have so many enquiries currently coming in which they are unable to service at present and a number of really strong leads, which will give the perfect platform to build off. You will find the variety of work will make for an interesting caseload. You will work with companies across a number of industry sectors ranging from SME's to National companies.

Requirements

You will be a Commercial Property Solicitor with at least 5 years PQEA meticulous eye for detail is essentialExperience of leading and mentoring more junior members of a team is to advantage but is not essential

Salary is above market rate and negotiable depending on your background and level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package

This is a stand-out opportunity for a Commercial Property Solicitor to join this legal 500 ranked firm, based in their West End London office.

Life Sciences Associate

  • £60000 - £70000 per annum Excellent benefits

Life Sciences Associate 3 years PQE l Top 50 Firm l Cambridge

The firm:

This firm has a strong presence in technology innovation sectors like fintech, cloud computing and artificial intelligence.

Their client base is made up of market disrupters operating across the new technologies industry, ranging from entrepreneurial start-ups to major international corporations.

They have been able to attract the highest calibre of lawyers due to their location and the quality of work they do, which is bolstered by their links within the local technology industry and affiliations to the most innovative University faculties in the City and East Anglia.

The role:

Opportunity for a Life Sciences Associate 3 years PQE to progress within a commercial team in Cambridge operating at the forefront of the new technologies sector.

You will be joining the Life Sciences team that's highly renowned for its expertise in general commercial law and technology-related matters. You will find a wide range of interesting clients, from start-ups and research organisations to household names and technology consultancies.

The team's clients work in areas of technology including bioinformatics, cell & gene therapy, diagnostics & biomarkers, devices, digital health, AI, data and agritech, and small molecule drug development.

They are looking for someone who has an entrepreneurial spirit and wants to get involved with business development projects to drive forward the continued success of the department.

Requirements:

Commercial Solicitor 3 years PQE with training and experience in a quality commercial practice
An understanding and interest in the life sciences are essential for this role
Desire and ability to contribute to business development projects

What's on offer:

Salary is negotiable depending on your level of PQE plus an exceptional benefits package
Opportunity to work alongside leading commercial and life sciences lawyers
Varied and interesting workload with a good level of autonomy from the outset

Exciting opportunity for an ambitious Life Sciences Associate 3 years PQE with an interest in cutting-edge technologies to be based in Cambridge.

Apply now for immediate consideration or give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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