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Solicitor - Criminal defence (retrain)

£25000 - £30000 per annum
West Yorkshire Dewsbury


Are you a newly qualified Solicitor interested in exploring Criminal Defence? This is an exciting criminal defence retrain opportunity with an award-winning; Legal 500 recommended Firm
The Firm:
This award-winning, Legal 500 recommended specialist firm has gone from strength to strength, growing the team in the Dewsbury office and across their 3 other office locations in Sheffield and London (Central & East)
The firm has become a go-to name for criminal defence work; they were ranked as a Leading Firm in the 2018 edition of the Legal 500.
The firm holds the Lexcel Legal Practice Quality Mark and several other accreditations in criminal law.
The firm looks to pave the way for excellence in the industry by providing the highest levels of advice and legal representation across the full remit of criminal matters. The firm maintains a reputation for going above and beyond to achieve the best possible outcomes for its clients.
The Role:
As a result of continued growth, the firm now requires qualified solicitors who are interested in pursuing a career in Criminal Defence. The firm will support your training and will work alongside you in pursuing Police Station Accreditation and eventually working towards the Duty Solicitor qualification.
You will be supported by leaders in the field of Criminal Defence; there is an incredibly friendly and supportive culture within the Dewsbury office.
You can expect a mixture of structured guidance and on the job training to enable you to become a strong Criminal Defence Solicitor.
There are also strong progression opportunities beyond the retrain; the firm looks to promote organically from NQ through to Director.
Requirements:
- Qualification as a Solicitor (any area of law)
- outstanding communication and client care skills;
- work well under pressure, meeting tight deadlines;
- be pro-active, professional and detail orientated;
Remunerations:
The firm offers a generous salary & benefits package.
This is a stand-out opportunity not to be missed; reach out for a confidential conversation today.

In-house Employment Lawyer

£41000 - £44000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits

Looking for a unique in-house legal opportunity? This industry-leading trade union organisation is expanding. Their in-house legal team is undertaking an exciting period of growth as they seek to build on their advice and consultancy services to become the go-to destination for their member's business and legal needs.

The Organisation

With foundations in the 19th century, the organisation is a well-established and highly respected trade union with its history and proven track record, making it a beacon for consultancy services in the healthcare sector.

Based in the vibrant West End of London, with close and convenient commuter links, this organisation works tirelessly to promote the interests of its members, advance the art, science and ethics of its industry and improve the nation's health - an exciting and holistic remit.

The organisation is a firm believer in a collaborative approach to its work and that we can achieve more together than we can individually. They are passionate about their work and support their members throughout the entirety of their professional lives.

On offer is an strong salary, alongside modern hybrid working options.

Due to the high demand for its services, this organisation is experiencing an auspicious time of growth. As a result, qualified legal professionals will benefit from enticing career progression prospects within the organisation.

The Role - Practice Management Consultant

The organisation is seeking to hire a Practice Management Consultant to advise on Employment law and general practice matters.

The team provide industry-leading business and legal advice to the organisation's members. You will be exposed to working with professionals at all levels providing quality legal consultancy services.

You will provide bespoke advice to professional members, with a particular focus on employment law, as well as other general practice and legal matters.

This is an ideal position for a senior paralegal with knowledge of Employment law.
You will be working as a Practice Management Consultant, providing support services focused on the NHS, employment and general practice. In addition, you will be expected to aid members navigate the legal framework in which small businesses operate - helping to overcome financial, legal and other business challenges faced by healthcare professionals.

With your support and guidance, practitioners will be able to ensure their practices reach their full potential: running legally, efficiently and profitably.

Requirements

  • You will be a Solicitor or Legal Executive qualifed in England & Wales
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Good personal organisation skills so that work is prioritised correctly and deadlines are met
  • A commitment to providing a high level of service to individuals
  • Flexibility and the ability to work as part of a team
  • Good IT Skills
  • Knowledge of clinical/medical environments is beneficial but not essential
  • Salary is circa £41k - £44k

If you are looking for a top-quality in-house legal opportunity in the West End of London, apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.

Private Client Partner

£90000 - £120000 per annum
Manchester Manchester

As part of their innovative growth plan, this entrepreneurial firm are looking for a Private Client Partner to inspire their award-winning department and maximise their recent successes.

This leading regional firm have reinforced their status as a Northern heavyweight through their innovative and results-driven approach. In particular, they are highly regarded in the Legal 500 and have achieved numerous awards within the region.

Offering an excellent work/life balance and flexibility, this firm truly know what it means to put their employees at the heart of what they do. This is reflected in the sheer number of home-grown partners located across their offices - a result of effectively nurturing and developing legal talent throughout all levels.

It is clear that their notable strength, entrepreneurial organisation and ever-growing presence have earned them a seat to compete in the market amongst national and international practices.

The Role:

  • This is a standout opportunity for a Private Client Partner to join the firm's vibrant office in Manchester, with hybrid working in place
  • The close-knit team is made up of specialists who advise a range of families, business owners, entrepreneurs & HNW individuals on a broad spectrum of private client matters
  • As such, you will manage a diverse caseload, including all aspects of wills, estate planning, trusts, LPAs, probate and asset protection
  • As a partner, you will also lead the development of the department, supervising the progress of the junior members and liaising with other seniors on growth projects and team management

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A well-established Private Client Solicitor with a minimum of 8 years PQE
  • Strong business development capabilities
  • First-class communication and an entrepreneurial flair

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary above the market rate
  • Hybrid working - 2/3 day working week split
  • Extensive benefits package

This is a truly enriching opportunity for a Private Client Partner to join the firm's dynamic office in Manchester.

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

Private Client Lawyer

£50000 - £65000 per annum
Tyne and Wear Newcastle upon Tyne

Are you looking to be at the forefront of some of the most high-value Private Client matters in the UK? Join this Top 50 Firm and take ownership of a complex mixture of high-value Private Client work, with strong prospects to progress towards partnership.

With a network of offices across the UK, this forward-thinking Top 50 Firm have become a real national powerhouse in the legal industry. In fact, they are frequently commended for their avant-garde approach, receiving numerous departmental accolades and Legal 500 Top Tier rankings across the board.

Yet, it's their investment in employees which set this firm apart from the rest. With a unique growth plan in place, this firm are experts at nurturing and developing talent throughout all levels. What's more, they take pride in a lack of barriers between departments and rankings, making for a collaborative and cordial legal community.

The impressive client base also reflects the firm's stature; you will advise a diverse range of start-ups through to FTSE 250 companies, with access to a global network. This further facilitates a challenging yet rewarding working lifestyle, sure to make every day unique.

The Role:

  • This is a highly rewarding opportunity for a Private Client Lawyer to join the firm's dynamic office in Newcastle, with hybrid working in place
  • To align with the firm's amiable ethos, you will be a personable individual, keen to collaborate with Partners and other senior lawyers on a wealth of complex matters
  • You will manage a diverse caseload, including all aspects of succession planning, asset protection, inheritance tax, wills, trusts and LPAs
  • Given the HNW nature of the role, you will have a sophisticated client base ranging from entrepreneurs and business owners to UNHW individuals & families, with an international reach
  • As a Senior Associate, you will also closely mentor junior members of the team and take an active role in the development of the department
  • You can expect to receive investment from the firm with a clear pathway to progress towards partnership

The Ideal Candidate:

  • An experienced Private Client Solicitor with a minimum of 6 years PQE
  • HNW client experience is essential
  • Strong business development capabilities
  • First-class communication and an entrepreneurial flair

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Hybrid working - 2/3 day working week split
  • Extensive benefits package

This is an enriching opportunity for a Private Client Lawyer to join the firm's vibrant office in Newcastle.

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

Private Client Lawyer

£50000 - £65000 per annum

Are you looking to be at the forefront of some of the most high-value Private Client matters in the UK? Join this Top 50 Firm and take ownership of a complex mixture of high-value Private Client work, with strong prospects to progress towards partnership.

With a network of offices across the UK, this forward-thinking Top 50 Firm have become a real national powerhouse in the legal industry. In fact, they are frequently commended for their avant-garde approach, receiving numerous departmental accolades and Legal 500 Top Tier rankings across the board.

Yet, it's their investment in employees which set this firm apart from the rest. With a unique growth plan in place, this firm are experts at nurturing and developing talent throughout all levels. What's more, they take pride in a lack of barriers between departments and rankings, making for a collaborative and cordial legal community.

The impressive client base also reflects the firm's stature; you will advise a diverse range of start-ups through to FTSE 250 companies, with access to a global network. This further facilitates a challenging yet rewarding working lifestyle, sure to make every day unique.

The Role:

  • This is a highly rewarding opportunity for a Private Client Lawyer to join the firm's L500 department in Leeds, with hybrid working in place
  • To align with the firm's amiable ethos, you will be a personable individual, keen to collaborate with Partners and other senior lawyers on a wealth of complex matters
  • You will manage a diverse caseload, including all aspects of succession planning, asset protection, inheritance tax, wills, trusts and LPAs
  • Given the HNW nature of the role, you will have a sophisticated client base ranging from entrepreneurs and business owners to UNHW individuals & families, with an international reach
  • You will also closely mentor junior members of the team and take an active role in the development of the department
  • You can expect to receive investment from the firm with a clear pathway to progress towards partnership

The Ideal Candidate:

  • An experienced Private Client Solicitor with a minimum of 6 years PQE
  • HNW client experience is essential
  • Strong business development capabilities
  • First-class communication and an entrepreneurial flair

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Hybrid working - 2/3 day working week split
  • Extensive benefits package

This is an enriching opportunity for a Private Client Lawyer to join the firm's vibrant office in Leeds.

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

Family Solicitor

£38000.00 - £55000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits
Hampshire Petersfield

This is a standout opportunity for a Family Solicitor to join one of the regions most reputable practices based in Petersfield

The Firm

This firm sympathetic and supportive throughout, and this reflects on their great employee retention rates, sense of fun throughout every department, interdepartmental teamwork and cohesion, and close relationships with their clients. The firm also share a successful blend of youth and experience where lawyers work alongside each other in a collaborative environment creating one of the most effective working environments to date.

They have a tremendous sense of fair play, fun, and every employee enjoys going to work every day. Moreover, the firm adopt a caring and bespoke service to both the individual, and other firms. They have a particular reputation for their corporate and commercial, private wealth, real estate, dispute resolution, Family and employment work.. This firm are also not scared of modernizing their business by investing in modern internal infrastructure/software giving a unique modern feel in a firm that shares a strong heritage.

This role will be based in a gloriously picturesque location in Hampshire and commutable from the following locations; Petersfield, Winchester, Portsmouth and Guildford. Now is an exciting time to join and on offer are excellent prospects for the right candidate.

The Role

This firm are looking for a Family Solicitor 2 PQE to join their flourishing Petersfield, Hampshire office.

The team find that good results are achieved by working closely with clients and building up relationships of trust and mutual respect. Their experience of local services such as mediation, coupled with a sound knowledge of the law, means that they are leaders in their field. You will be undertaking caseloads of a privately funded nature, working alongside experienced lawyers not only dealing with quality driven caseloads, but also gaining fantastic caseload exposure.

You will gain great experience dealing ancillary relief, divorces and settlements, private children matters and much more.

Requirements:

  • You will Ideally be 2 PQE (there is no upper limit in terms of PQE and less may be considered)
  • You will have a great eye for detail
  • Be ambitious and dynamic
  • You will receive a basic salary that is above market rate.
  • Excellent career prospects, no glass ceilings.

This is a great opportunity for a Family Solicitor to join this flourishing heavyweight practice in their Petersfield, Hampshire office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or please call for a confidential conversation.

Real Estate Solicitor

£60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits
Hampshire Southampton

Real Estate | Top 200 firm | Flexible working pattern

This reputable and esteemed Top 200 firm is seeking an aspirational and enthusiastic Commercial Property Solicitor to join their growing Real Estate team. Looking to continue their current trend of growth, this is an excellent time to join this prestigious team.

The Firm:

This firm has numerous accreditations such as rankings in the Legal 500, Chambers and the Top 200, meaning that this firm attracts some of the best legal specialists in the area. With a number of new offices across the South of England, this practice is one heavy-hitting law firm offering the opportunity for excellent professional development and genuine career progression.

With a collaborative working environment, this practice maintains a family feel which allows its team to progress further and improve their already impressive reputation. Working alongside some market-leading lawyers, this firm deals in a variety of matters, and is highly regarded across the board.

Working in this practice, they emphasise the importance of investing in people, developing their staff and retaining some of the best lawyers in the area. They offer multiple different methods of developing their lawyers' technical skills such as frequent feedback, regular training and flexible career paths in order to maximise potential.

The Role:

This opportunity presents an exciting prospect for an ambitious lawyer who is seeking professional investment and the chance to advance their technical skills in a high-ranking firm based in Southampton, Hampshire

You will be dealing in a range of Commercial Property matters with a particular focus on development work. This firm work alongside some of the leading developers in the UK and are members of many of the most prominent panels available. They are fed a high quality level of work and as such, attract leading fee-earners from the South Coast.

There is an abundance of support and experience for you to draw on as many of the partners are recognised as leading individuals. All of their offices share resources and promote a highly collegiate working atmosphere.

Requirements:

  • You will be a Real Estate Solicitor and you will be 10 years PQE
  • Ambitious and committed to taking on a quality-based caseload with a focus on development
  • Team player with excellent communication skills

What's on offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Industry leading case management systems and support
  • Opportunity to work alongside leading lawyers
  • Excellent benefits package focussing on welfare

This is a great opportunity for a Real Estate Solicitor 10 years PQE to join a highly-regarded practice based in Southampton, Hampshire.

Apply now for immediate consideration or please call for a confidential conversation.

Family Solicitor

£38000.00 - £55000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits
Hampshire Berkshire Basingstoke

If you are passionate about the world of Family Law; looking to join one of the region's most highly regarded, well respected, legal 500, and Chambers ranked firms, outside of London this could be for you.

This role offers a better work life balance than its London based counterparts without sacrificing the quality of the work you will handle.

The firm

This firm has been established for well over 300 years and is one of the most highly regarded and well-respected practices outside of Central London. It has been recognised countless time as a leading firm in both the Legal 500 and Chambers and is highly ranked across most practice areas. The firm has built a reputation of attracting heavyweight lawyers from London looking for better work-life balance while not compromising on the quality of the work they are handling.

The firm has grown substantially in recent years due to increased workflow, much of which is solely down to their excellent client referral network. You will find here a clear career road map where to progress is achievable and no glass ceilings. They have an affluent client base and believe in their fee earners dealing with manageable caseloads but charging well. Staff are treated well with many benefits and events throughout the year designed to cement the bond between the team. They have an exceptional staff retention rate.

The Role

This firm are looking for a Family Solicitor 2 years PQE to join their expanding Basingstoke, Hampshire office.

In this role you will be working will be managing a mixed family caseload of privately funded matters, this includes; divorces, ancillary relief, civil partnerships, pre/post nuptial agreements and much more. This firm are very well connected in the region and most of their work comes from word of mouth and reputation.

You will be joining a team of several fee-earners ranging in PQE. You will be reporting directly to the head of department giving you a senior figure to learn and develop from.

Whats on offer?

  • An above market rate salary dependant on experience and PQE
  • A high-quality level of family work
  • The opportunity to work alongside leading figures in the Family space

Requirements:

  • You will Ideally be 2 years PQE (there is no upper limit in terms of PQE and less may be considered)
  • You will have a great eye for detail
  • Be ambitious and dynamic

This is a great opportunity for a Family Solicitor to join this expanding heavyweight Family practice in their Basingstoke, Hampshire office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or please call for a confidential conversation.

Commercial Property Solicitor

£50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits
Surrey Guildford

Commercial Property Solicitor | 5 years PQE | L500 ranked practice

Are you an experienced Solicitor looking to join an award-winning Legal 500 ranked law firm steeped in heritage? This firms first-class client base and excellent culture means that they receive City quality work at a more leisurely pace.

The Firm:

This leading firm has an excellent reputation across its 6 offices in Surrey and London that act as a thriving hub for its 100 members of staff. Established over 100 years ago, they are one of the most well-known firms in Surrey and work with HNW clients, primarily coming from referrals, testament to their quality of work.

They have a relaxed and open culture where every individual's voice is heard despite the firm's size. As part of their progressive culture, this firm actively encourages a work-life balance and looks to consistently promote from within.

The Role:

This leading Legal 500 ranked firm is seeking a Commercial Property Solicitor and you will be 5 years PQE

You will be joining a leading Commercial Property team who specialise over a broad breadth of property matters which include landlord and tenant, development, real estate finance, acquisitions and disposals and much more.

You will be working closely alongside several key partners within the firm giving you a platform to progress and develop. As a senior member of the team, you will also have the freedom to run your own files whilst being given the opportunity to put your stamp on the role

Requirements:

  • You will have 5 years PQE and strong experience in a range of property matters
  • Excellent communication skills and a keen eye for detail
  • You will be able to work effectively within a team as well as autonomously
  • Experience of business development is advantageous but not essential

Salary and Benefits:

  • An above market rate salary dependant on experience
  • The opportunity to join a Legal 500 practice and work with market leading lawyers
  • Excellent benefits package

This truly is a stand out opportunity for a Real Estate Solicitor 5 years PQE to join an impressive team based in Guildford, Surrey.

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

Commercial Solicitor

£40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits
Surrey Guildford

Are you a Commercial Lawyer looking to join a heavy hitting regional practice with an unrivalled presence across the South- East? This top 100 firm are ranked tier 1 across many of their practice areas and they are looking to grow with the acquisition of a Commercial Solicitor.

This firm have a track record of expansion and acquisition of the last 20 years. They are considered to be a leading regional practice with an ever-growing London presence

The practice now stands at over 50 Partners and some 100 fee earners. They are multi-award winning and have a working culture which truly harnesses career growth and development. They have an ever-growing number of homegrown partners which demonstrates well the level of investment they provide to their staff.

The practice deals with such a wide variety of clients, ranging from technology SME, right up to multinational FTSE 250, household names.

The firm is well managed, with a strong leadership team. Partners are more accessible than in other similar sized firms, even down to the open plan seating. This way of working has helped more junior Lawyers to obtain a level of PQE ahead of their years.

You will find a working environment that is professional, friendly, entrepreneurial and supportive. There is a nice social scene where there are always several events on a weekly basis, despite the firms size they have a nice family feel running throughout.

The role

The firm are seeking to Commercial Lawyer to strengthen their offering based in Guildford, Surrey.

In this position you will be working alongside a team of leading commercial partners. They are ranked Tier 1 / Tier 2 across the Corporate and Commercial practice. Their client range includes local businesses, national clients and international blue-chip companies.

This department deals with a varied and broad level of litigation work including:

  • Commercial Contracts
  • GDPR
  • IP / IT
  • Joint ventures

This firm have a clear vison for the commercial team and they are looking to grow at the lateral level to enhance their already impressive offering. The team currently stands at 15 ranging from associates to partners.

Requirements

  • You will be a Commercial Solicitor and you will be 2-5 years PQE
  • You will be looking to join a commercially minded regional heavyweight
  • You will have the drive to join a heavy hitting department housing some of the best lawyers outside of London

Whats on offer?

  • A highly competitive package based on experience
  • Legal 500 ranked work and the opportunity to work alongside leading individuals
  • Autonomy to grow your own practice with financial investment from the practice

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

Legal Counsel

£70000 - £90000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Surrey Guildford



This is an exceptional opportunity for a Corporate / Commercial Solicitor to join a vehicle marketplace heavyweight based from their Surrey office.

In the last 3 - 4 years, this company has grown from £900 million turnover to now £3 billion and are looking to recruit in line with their significant and organic growth. They own some of the UK's largest online vehicle purchasing companies and their brand is renowned in the automobile space.

The company

This company have a very strong UK / international presence specialising in automotive manufacturing and distribution.

They have offices and sites in almost every single major city in the UK and they are considered pioneers and industry leaders in their field. The company has a very flat management structure creating an entrepreneurial feel which is very hard to find in companies of their size. They pride themselves on their flexibility and lack of boundaries and they have been in operation for 50 years.

This company boast an enviable client base, including international luxury vehicle companies and automobile manufactures. Their relationships span the globe giving their lawyers an excellent exposure to HNW / UHNW work.

This particular company promote a very approachable, dynamic and hands-on culture which is epitomised by their legal team. They have attracted partners from Top 50 law firms who have described this company to be the most positive environment they have ever worked in.

The role

This company are seeking a Commercial Corporate Lawyer to join a growing legal division based in Farnham, Surrey.

You will be working in a team of 4-5 based in Farnham, dealing with a broad variety of Commercial Corporate matters which includes Commercial Contracts, Regulatory Matters, Data Protection, GDPR.

You will be dealing with international brands, regional companies and local SME's making no day ever the same. You will be working within a team who promote a collaborative culture where support is not considered an issue, but more of a fundamental aspect of teamwork.

Requirements

  • You will be a Commercial Corporate Solicitor and you will be 2-5 years PQE.
  • You will have a strong sense of Commercial acumen
  • You will work well within a team, but have the ability to also work autonomously when required.


Whats on offer?

  • An above market rate salary coupled with excellent benefits
  • An opportunity to work within a flexible, international organisation


This is a fantastic opportunity for a Commercial Corporate Solicitor to join a growing legal division based in Surrey.

Family Senior Associate

£55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits
Hampshire Southampton

Join one of the UK's largest and most successful full-service firm, placed firmly within the Top 200 with Legal 500 and Chambers-ranked teams in all fields of law.

Regarded as one of the leading Family teams nationally, focusing on HNW and interesting matters that allows you to set yourself apart from the competition, with a structured pathway for developing into leadership.

The Firm

Stood firmly amongst the Top 200, and having one of the largest teams in the UK, the firm guides individuals and business across an unmatched breadth of sectors, operating at the forefront in all markets in a means that focused on quality, client care and continued excellence.

With a truly national-presence that covers the UK, the firm employs a people-driven approach that culminates in a service that sets a precedent in being a genuinely full-service law firm.
Awarded as being one of "The Best Law Firms" in the UK by the Sunday Times year on year, with teams all over the UK ranked at the top of the Legal 500 and Chambers UK.

Driven by their values of being approachable, working with integrity and being innovative at every turn, their ethos of being the experts with a human touch is put into daily practice.

As a team, people work collaboratively, be it from home or in one of the many regional offices. The culture sets the standard on job satisfaction, life-balance and ensuring staff at all levels have a structured pathway to develop to where they want to be. Many of the Chambers-ranked Partner joined in a support role, this being a source of pride for the firm.

You will be supported to reach incredible heights as a lawyer, being valued for who you are whilst being supported in your career, continually rewarded and promoted.

The Role

This top-ranking and award-winning firm are seeking a Family Senior Associate to join their Southampton office.

The family team deals with a high-quality of work that includes servicing the needs of HNW individuals, you will deal solely with a privately funded caseload. The family department is the one of the largest department firm wide. You will join a high talented team that has excellent reputation and level of expertise.

The caseload will include but not be limited to; Divorce, pre-nuptial agreements, ancillary relief and some private children work. The firm are open minded regarding your specialisms and are open minded regarded your family background, as they can build the role round the candidate.

Progression will be ongoing, structured to ensure you are consistently challenged, have access to various family law areas, and develop into chosen specialities or leadership based on your preference.

The Requirements

  • 6 years PQE within Family law
  • A high degree of technical competency
  • Energy and enthusiasm to prosper in the team and continually develop
  • An empathetic approach to engaging with clients
  • Winning-attitude that resonates with the work you do.

This is the opportunity to prosper long-term in one of the UK's leading family teams, offering continued development, exposure to high value and unique matters in a firm that will continually invest in you

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