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Legal Director - Corporate

  • £70000 - £80000 per annum


Join this Top 50 law firm known for elevating careers and offering an excellent quality of work.

The Firm:

This leading national law firm has offices throughout the UK and is highly ranked across several practice areas in the Legal 500. Their reputation has seen them recently attract talented Lawyers that have seen them grow to one of the leading practices in the UK.

The firm is well-known for investing in its employees, and you can expect to have ample opportunity to develop your skills. They have an award-winning L&D programme, and you will be surrounded by talented individuals who are well-known throughout the market.

The Role:

You will join this highly ranked Corporate team as a Legal Director in the firm's Manchester office.

Working closely alongside renowned Partners, you will be working on exciting deals for businesses ranging from SMEs to PLCs and everything in between. Your practice will be focused on M&A, but there will be the opportunity to get involved in buy-outs and buy-ins, restructures, and ECM deals.

As a Legal Director, you will be given the responsibility to take the lead on deals whilst mentoring and supervising a small team of Solicitors, Trainees and Paralegals who will directly assist with your caseload. This will allow you to focus on the more complex/technical matters whilst also developing your leadership and project management abilities.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading, Legal 500 ranked Corporate team in Manchester. You will have a clear path to partnership and receive a highly competitive remuneration package.

Requirements:

You will be a Corporate Solicitor with a minimum of 6 years PQEExperience in public and private M&AYou will have first-class communication skillsBe a commercially astute individual, and comfortable getting involved in business developmentAble to work closely with colleagues within your team, and the wider department



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

Property Litigation Partner

  • £80000 - £120000 per annum

This firm are respected and ambitious, with a reputation for innovative thinking. They are looking for like-minded individuals who share their entrepreneurial flare and commercial astuteness to join their award-winning team.

The Firm

This top 100 firm houses Legal 500 leading individuals mentioned and ranked on the Legal 500 chambers. With multiple tier 1 departments in many areas of the law, this firm have become the leading law firm in the North. This firm service a range of clients from some of the largest businesses to HNW and UNHW individuals domestically and overseas.

They are truly made in the North, to which they are very proud of the roots that they have. Growing from a small practice to a leading Law firm has allowed them to invest in their staff and Clients. You will find a truly re-awarding atmosphere working with a range of private and public Sector Clients. This firm have won multiple awards and are leading practice in terms of Staff Welfare.

The firm have grown substantially due to their dynamic team and strategic heavyweight hires. Despite their continuous expansion and continued organic growth plans, they have committed to preserving a real family feel throughout their offices.

Agile working, and a healthy work-life balance are important principles to the firm. Working from home is commonplace amongst their workforce and you have the ability to run your own day.

The Role

The firm is looking for an entrepreneurial Property Litigation Partner to join their office in the heart of Manchester.

You will work closely with other Partners more generally across the firm, to drive the business forwards and be part of a driven and commercially successful leadership team.

The firm work closely with the social housing and real estate departments who are as much the litigation teams' clients as external instructors. Their client base ranges from portfolio holders including charities and retailers, developers plus social and institutional landlords.

This is an opportunity to work on high profile disputes, which includes many iconic builders across the North West and further afield. Your will cover aspects such as leasehold disposal issues, L&T matters, service charge disputes, asset management, judicial review, tenant insolvency, valuation disputes, enforcement of covenants, professional negligence and rent reviews.

Requirements

You will be a Property Litigation Partner with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE)You will have first-class communicationOutstanding business development skills and an entrepreneurial flairExperience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essential

Remuneration

Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and very lucrative bonus scheme

This is an exciting opportunity for a Property Litigation Partner to join this legal 500 firm based in the centre of Manchester.

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

Company Commercial Partner

  • £70000 - £110000 per annum

This Legal 500 and Chambers ranked firm have a highly regarded reputation in and around the North West area. They are commercially aware, and pragmatic in approach, making them an innovative law firm.

The Firm

This Legal 500 and Chambers ranked regional firm have a rich heritage dating back several decades. Despite them being well established for a number of years, they are innovative, forward-thinking, and dynamic and continue to evolve; it is this approach that ensures they continue to stay ahead of the game. They still have the same values and ethos of which the founding Partners built the firm on, which continues to serve them well.

You will find that the practice is spearheaded by leading individuals, several of them being 'home grown' Partners and this is indicative of the complex influx of work they deal with. This coupled together with their pragmatic approach, will give you a flavour as to why they are successful and industry leaders.

The practice invests heavily into ensuring they are using and utilising the best technology available. They have good infrastructure and excellent support teams, all allowing fee earners to be as streamlined as possible, allowing you more time to focus on generating fee's and having more in the way of client contact.

The firm have grown substantially due to their dynamic team and strategic heavyweight hires. Despite their continuous expansion and continued organic growth plans, they have committed to preserving a real family feel throughout their offices, they have a great social element, there are sporting and social committees and regular events that all staff like to get involved in.

The Role

The firm are seeking to hire a Company Commercial Partner to help grow its established team in their Manchester office.

The firm is in growth mode. They are looking for a Partner to help drive forward the company commercial offering. You will be working at the forefront of the firm, working alongside the other Partners and leading the business development effort to secure new work.

The team has capacity to take on more work and the firm has a genuine appetite to invest in the growth of this team and wider firm.

The work will be high-quality and the existing varied caseload will include mergers and acquisitions, shareholder agreements, company formations, share and asset buy backs, company sales and purchases, articles of association and commercial contracts among other areas.

You will also be responsible for driving the business forward, developing the department whilst looking to offer strategic advice whilst achieving their exciting growth targets. You will have top-level support from the firm's Partners.

Requirements:

You will be a Company Commercial Partner with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit with PQE for this role)Strong billings historyYou should have good business development experience

Salary & Benefits:

Salary is above market rate and dependent on your experienceYou will also receive an excellent bonus and benefits package

This is an excellent Company Commercial Partner role with great prospects and career development based in the firms Manchester office.

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

Corporate Partner

  • £80000 - £120000 per annum

Top 100 law firm that has an exceptionally high quality of work, whilst being able to offer an unrivalled work/life balance. The firm is a market-leader across a number of sectors and specialisms and you will be surrounded by heavy-hitting Lawyers, many of whom are individually ranked in the legal directories.

The Firm

The practice is highly ranked in the Legal 500, making them stand out for their notable strength, experience, and presence in several industry sectors. They house many Partners and several that are ex London City lawyers.

The Partners work synonymously and collaboratively together to really drive the practice forward by combining their critical legal expertise with commercial nous and strategic thinking. They pride themselves on being entrepreneurial, dedicated and versatile.

The high retention of staff has allowed the firm to grow substantially and organically, and this is echoed by the abundance of opportunity to progress within the firm. There is a strong management team with several partners being personally recognised in the Legal 500 for their work at the firm.

The practice has a strong leadership team. They have an increasing number of home-grown partners, which demonstrates well, their level of career development and investment. They have a first-rate reputation for delivering industry leading development by outside organisations that come into the firm to conduct training on a wide range of subject matters.

The firm have an exciting client base, advising major household names and thus giving them a high-profile reputation while maintaining their identity as approachable, sociable, yet a professional firm.

The Role

The firm are seeking to hire a Corporate Partner to help grow its established team in their Manchester office.

The firm is in growth mode. They are looking for a Partner to help drive forward the corporate offering. You will be working at the forefront of the firm, working alongside the other Partners and leading the business development effort to secure new work.

The team has capacity to take on more work and the firm has a genuine appetite to invest in the growth of this team and wider firm.

The work will be high-quality and the existing varied caseload will include mergers and acquisitions, shareholder agreements, company formations, share and asset buy backs, company sales and purchases, articles of association among other areas.

You will also be responsible for driving the business forward, developing the department whilst looking to offer strategic advice whilst achieving their exciting growth targets. You will have top-level support from the firm's Partners.

Requirements:

You will be a Corporate Partner with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit with PQE for this role)Strong billings historyYou should have good business development experienceYou are the type of candidate who can build and maintain solid client relationships

Salary & Benefits:

Salary is above market rate and dependent on your experienceYou will also receive an excellent bonus and benefits package

This is an excellent Corporate Partner role with great prospects and career development based in the firms Manchester office.

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

Commercial Litigation Partner

  • £80000 - £120000 per annum

This Legal 500 and Chambers ranked firm have a highly regarded reputation in and around the North West area and further afield. They are commercially aware, and pragmatic in approach, making them an innovative law firm.

The Firm

This Legal 500 and Chambers ranked regional firm have a rich heritage dating back several decades. Despite them being well established for a number of years, they are innovative, forward-thinking, and dynamic and continue to evolve; it is this approach that ensures they continue to stay ahead of the game. They still have the same values and ethos of which the founding Partners built the firm on, which continues to serve them well.

You will find that the practice is spearheaded by leading individuals, several of them being 'home grown' Partners and this is indicative of the complex influx of work they deal with. This coupled together with their pragmatic approach, will give you a flavour as to why they are successful and industry leaders.

The practice invests heavily into ensuring they are using and utilising the best technology available. They have good infrastructure and excellent support teams, all allowing fee earners to be as streamlined as possible, allowing you more time to focus on generating fee's and having more in the way of client contact.

The firm have grown substantially due to their dynamic team and strategic heavyweight hires. Despite their continuous expansion and continued organic growth plans, they have committed to preserving a real family feel throughout their offices, they have a great social element, there are sporting and social committees and regular events that all staff like to get involved in.

The Role

The firm are seeking to hire a Commercial Litigation Partner to help grow its established team in their Manchester office.

The firm is in growth mode. They are looking for a Partner to help drive forward the commercial disputes offering. You will be working at the forefront of the firm, working alongside the other Partners and leading the business development effort to secure new work.

The team has capacity to take on more work and the firm has a genuine appetite to invest in the growth of this team and wider firm.

The work will be high-quality and the existing varied caseload will make for an interesting role. You will deal with a broad mix of commercial disputes matters, advising both regional and national clients.

You will also be responsible for driving the business forward, developing the department whilst looking to offer strategic advice whilst achieving their exciting growth targets. You will have top-level support from the firm's Partners.

Requirements:

You will be a Commercial Litigation Partner with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit with PQE for this role)Strong billings historyGood business development experience

Salary & Benefits:

Salary is above market rate and dependent on your experienceYou will also receive an excellent bonus and benefits package

This is an excellent Commercial Litigation Partner role with great prospects and career development based in the firms Manchester office.

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

Commercial Property Partner

  • £80000 - £120000 per annum

Top 100 law firm that has an exceptionally high quality of work, whilst being able to offer an unrivalled work/life balance. The firm is a market-leader across a number of sectors and specialisms and you will be surrounded by heavy-hitting Lawyers, many of whom are individually ranked in the legal directories.

The Firm

The practice is highly ranked in the Legal 500, making them stand out for their notable strength, experience, and presence in several industry sectors. They house many Partners and several that are ex London City lawyers.

The Partners work synonymously and collaboratively together to really drive the practice forward by combining their critical legal expertise with commercial nous and strategic thinking. They pride themselves on being entrepreneurial, dedicated and versatile.

The high retention of staff has allowed the firm to grow substantially and organically, and this is echoed by the abundance of opportunity to progress within the firm. There is a strong management team with several partners being personally recognised in the Legal 500 for their work at the firm.

The practice has a strong leadership team. They have an increasing number of home-grown partners, which demonstrates well, their level of career development and investment. They have a first-rate reputation for delivering industry leading development by outside organisations that come into the firm to conduct training on a wide range of subject matters.

The firm have an exciting client base, advising major household names and thus giving them a high-profile reputation while maintaining their identity as approachable, sociable, yet a professional firm.

The Role

The firm are seeking to hire a Commercial Property Partner to help grow its established team in their Manchester office.

The firm is in growth mode. They are looking for a Partner to help drive forward the real estate offering. You will be working at the forefront of the firm, working alongside the other Partners and leading the business development effort to secure new work.

The team has capacity to take on more work and the firm has a genuine appetite to invest in the growth of this team and wider firm.

The work will be high-quality and the existing varied caseload will include acquisitions, disposals, property management, finance, landlord and tenant matters and development projects. Clients will include landlords, developers, housebuilders and banks.

You will also be responsible for driving the business forward, developing the department whilst looking to offer strategic advice whilst achieving their exciting growth targets. You will have top-level support from the firm's Partners.

Requirements:

You will be a Commercial Property Partner with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit with PQE for this role)Strong billings historyYou should have good business development experienceYou are the type of candidate who can build and maintain solid client relationships

Salary & Benefits:

Salary is above market rate and dependent on your experienceYou will also receive an excellent bonus and benefits package

This is an excellent Commercial Property Partner role with great prospects and career development based in the firms Manchester office.

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

Commercial Property Partner

  • £90000 - £120000 per annum


An exciting opportunity to be a part of an established firm that is growing its presence in the Manchester market. You will be supported through significant investment and strong existing client relationships to fuel the growth of the team.

The Firm:

The firm has an impressive reputation in the North and a growing presence in Manchester, after a number of notable partner hires.

They are investing significantly across several areas, making it an exciting time to join to truly make your mark on a firm that has strong financial backing and ambitious plans to build on their existing base.

The Role:

The firm is looking for an established Commercial Property Partner to head up and grow their Commercial Property offering in Manchester.

Alongside your existing network, you will be able to tap into the firm's established client base and will be met with long-term investment to build a team and pose a genuine challenge in the market.

The team attracts work from major developers, financial institutions and retailers, meaning there is a solid base for you to start off from.

Working collaboratively with the leadership team, you will have significant influence in strategic decision making and a voice in the direction of the firm. Therefore, this opportunity would suit a Partner who is looking to take a more strategic role and make an impact.

Requirements:

You will be a Commercial Property Partner with an established reputation and/or portable practiceBe willing to get involved in commercial and strategic decision makingComfortable working collaboratively cross-office with other PartnersHave the drive and ambition to grow a team and establish a presence in the market from scratch



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

Legal Director - Insurance

  • £65000 - £80000 per annum


Join a law firm that breaks free from the traditional law firm structure. You will have a clear path to partnership and earn a competitive remuneration package.

The Firm:

You will join a highly respected, Top 50 law firm that is continually evolving and growing. The firm has established an exceptional reputation amongst clients and peers that ensures they attract a high calibre of clients, including global corporations, PLCs, and household names.

You will receive significant support from respected Partners and investment from the firm to develop yourself to an extremely high level. The firm is at the forefront of legal innovation, and you will be part of a dynamic team of lawyers that challenge the traditional law firm service.

The firm has had a flexible working policy in place for years, and you will be able to work flexibly between your home and the office on an ongoing basis.

The Role:

Forming part of their ongoing growth drive, the firm is looking to recruit a commercially driven Legal Director to join their Insurance team in Manchester.

You will lead a team that handles a broad range of matters on behalf of insurers and their insureds, including liability, recoveries, and policy coverage matters.

In addition, you will work closely with the Partners and other Directors on a strategic level to drive the departmental growth forward and identify new revenue streams. As such, the role comes with significant scope for progression, with a clear route to Partnership.

Requirements:

You will be an Insurance Solicitor with ideally 10 years PQEExperience leading a team and driving performanceYou will have first-class communication skillsAble to collaborate with colleagues departmentally and firm-wide



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

Legal Director - Construction

  • £70000 - £90000 per annum


This innovative, high-growth law firm is at the forefront of change in the evolving legal landscape.

The Firm:

This reputable Top 50 law firm has gone from strength to strength throughout 2020. With headcount growth at 10% YOY and ambitious plans to build on this, it is a genuinely exciting time to join the firm with significant scope to progress.

The firm attracts an exceptionally high calibre of clients from HNW individuals to multinational PLCs. The complexity and value of the work you will gain exposure to will rival any law firm in the North.

Well-known for their culture, you will be part of a close-knit team that arrange regular social events, and all have the same ambitious and motivated personalities. Their culture, combined with the quality of work, has given them one of the best retention rates in the country.

The Role:

With exciting plans to continue their growth, this highly regarded Construction team is now looking for a senior individual to join in Manchester.

You will be comfortable handling a mix of contentious and non-contentious construction work on behalf of major developers and contractors across the UK and Europe. Working alongside the Partners, you will help drive growth forward, getting involved in business development, tenders, and recruitment.

With established footholds in the oil and gas, renewables, and infrastructure fields, the team are on a journey to becoming a reckoning force in the UK Construction market.

This is a standout opportunity to push your career forward, with clear Partnership prospects, a highly competitive remuneration package, and significant investment in your ongoing development.

Requirements:

You will be a Construction Solicitor with substantial post qualifying experienceComfortable with business development and growing a practiceExisting contacts/portable practice is desirable but not essentialAble to lead a team and drive performance



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

Corporate Partner

  • £80000 - £140000 per annum

You will be surrounded by industry leaders and have exposure to a brilliant client pool of household names in this top 100 firm. After doubling in size over recent years, this entrepreneurial and forward-thinking firm are looking to further strengthen their award-winning practice.

The Firm

This Top 100 firm has one of the most well-respected names for quality work across Manchester and the North West. 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 90 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 an outstanding opportunity for a Partner in the Corporate department in this firm's Manchester office.

Their expertise extends to advising on public and private M&A, private equity, Joint Ventures, prime brokerage, venture capital.

The corporate team advises across a broad range of industry sectors including infrastructure, infrastructure, financial services, tech, communications, manufacturing, Retail and real estate, SME's.

The team handle transactions with international content including large, multi-jurisdictional deals and assist with structuring transactions to accommodate different international regulatory requirements.

Due to further growth, they are looking for a broad Corporate Partner, however should you be more focused in one particular area they would be interested in exploring further.

Requirements

You will be a Corporate Lawyer with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE)You will have first-class communication, outstanding business development skills and an entrepreneurial flairExperience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essentialA transferable client base or regional contacts is highly advantageous

Renumeration

Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme

This is an exciting opportunity for a Corporate Partner to join this flourishing, legal 500 ranked firm based in the centre of Manchester.

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

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